Anchor

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Job opportunities will be posted here as they become available.

Anchor is an equal opportunity workplace. We encourage applications from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds.

Current Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

TEAM LEADER HOME BASED CARE (Full time, permanent position)

Salary $81,253 per annum plus SGC Super plus Leave Loading (1.0 EFT)

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families in Melbourne’s outer eastern region. We support people to get back on track and help them thrive.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and enthusiastic Home Based Care Team Leader to join our Child and Family team, on a full time, permanent basis.

  • Do you have experience managing and leading case managers and carers in a Foster Care setting; ensuring provision of high level support and guidance, including facilitation and representation of their views within service programs and across all aspects of planning?
  • Do you possess a sound understanding of broader sector reforms and how these may influence program and service system development?
  • Are you someone with a thorough awareness of the issues related to the placement of children in alternate family care, including permanency and stability planning principles, trauma theory, brain development, attachment, resilience and abuse, and therapeutic parenting, which can be appropriately utilised in a supervision context?
  • Do you have highly developed practice wisdom, including a strong awareness of how your personal values impact your perception of birth families, children and young people in care and or foster carers?
  • Are you able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the principles and theory of child protection and how the legislative framework governs practice and primary intervention with families?
  • Are you passionate about influencing a culture of possibility with the capability to think outside the square and develop, in conjunction with all key stakeholders, a creative and flexible approach to meeting the needs of clients and carers?
  • Are you someone who possesses a positive, ‘can do’ attitude with a passion for driving cultural awareness and safety for all clients, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; other CALD groups and clients who identify as LGBTQI?
  • Are you able to prioritise continuous quality improvement at the same time as managing day to day program demands?

We would love to hear from you!

Applicants must provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description with their application together with a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
44 Lakeview Drive
Scoresby VIC 3179
or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au by 9am, Monday 25th February 2019

A position description which includes key selection criteria can be found here:  20190207 Team Leader Home Based Care

The competitive salary offered also includes access to immediate salary packaging.

Applications that do not provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact Nicky Anderson on 8761 9040.

Coming to work at Anchor:

  • A competitive salary is offered with salary packaging available.
  • Anchor is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes employees of different ages, gender and ethnicity.
  • We work with a diverse population, both within our client base, stakeholders and staff.
  • As an Employer of Choice, we value flexibility within the work place, such as balance with home life and family responsibilities.
  • We are a Learning Organisation and value both supporting the community to learn through our Student Placement Program, and through our Core Competency Training for staff.
  • We seek to explore your motivation for success within the field, and how we can work to achieve this with you.
  • We are a Child Safe Organisation

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COMPLIANCE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PROJECT OFFICER (0.8 EFT, 12 month contract)

Salary $74,237 – $77,597 per annum (pro rata), plus SGC Super, plus Leave Loading

Anchor is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families in Melbourne’s outer eastern region. We support people to get back on track and help them thrive.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and enthusiastic Compliance and Information Management Project Officer to join our Corporate Service team, in a contract position for 12 months.

  • Do you display competencies and have experience in external accreditation processes including performing and coordinating internal audits and implementing outcomes in the health or social services sector?
  • Are you someone who is passionate about improving, analysing and monitoring systems for the benefit of service delivery staff?
  • Do you thrive in a team environment, work hard to achieve team goals and display confidence in your knowledge and abilities when communicating?
  • Are you someone who has the ability to critically interpret documents such as policies and procedures and disseminate information to stakeholders, including managers?
  • Are you highly organised with a proven ability to work on beginning to end projects within tight deadlines?

We would love to hear from you!

Applicants must provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description with their application together with a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
44 Lakeview Drive
Scoresby VIC 3179
or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au by 9am, Monday 11th February 2019

A position description which includes key selection criteria can be found here: 20190129 Compliance and Information Management Project Officer.

The competitive salary offered also includes access to immediate salary packaging.

It is expected that suitable candidates will be available for interview Thursday 14th February 2019.

Applications that do not provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact Michelle McLeod on 8761 9040

Coming to work at Anchor:

  • A competitive salary is offered with salary packaging available.
  • Anchor is an Equal Opportunity employer and welcomes employees of different ages, gender and ethnicity.
  • We work with a diverse population, both within our client base, stakeholders and staff.
  • As an Employer of Choice, we value flexibility within the work place, such as balance with home life and family responsibilities.
  • We are a Learning Organisation and value both supporting the community to learn through our Student Placement Program, and through our Core Competency Training for staff.
  • We seek to explore your motivation for success within the field, and how we can work to achieve this with you.
  • We are a Child Safe Organisation

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Volunteer Opportunities

Anchor Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a proud history of providing support to individuals and families in Melbourne’s eastern region. Services include homelessness support, foster care, kinship care, community education and family reconciliation.

Anchor currently has the following volunteer opportunities to help make a difference in the community

Out of Home Care Transport and Carer Support Volunteer

Our kinship and foster carers are also volunteers within the agency and open their home to children and young people in need whilst sharing their family and giving up their time to ensure they have a safe and nurturing home. This can sometimes create significant challenges that require assistance for transport and other support.

Key activities for this position include (all or as opted by Volunteer):

  • Providing safe transport of children and young people in care to school, appointments and other locations.
  • Provide in home support to carers assisting with supervised care of children and young people
  • Assist carers with practical home help eg. Gardening and basic cleaning

Further information can be found in the position description here:Out of Home Care Transport and Carer Support

Volunteer applicants can address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description and send a covering letter and resume to:

The CEO
Anchor Inc.
44 Lakeview Drive
Scoresby VIC 3179

or email to: jobs@anchor.org.au

Students

One of the ways we partner with our community is by offering work experience and placements to students.

If you’re currently studying a relevant course and would like to find out more about how we could support you, please contact us.