Hub Manager - The Orange Door - Barwon (VPSG6.2)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Family Safety Victoria

Salary: $149,025 - $170,579

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/FSV/CW/520034

Reference: VG/DFFH/FSV/CW/520034

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $149,025 - $170,579

Work location: Geelong

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


Are you

  • A strong and established operational leader, with experience leading service delivery in family violence, child and family service delivery settings?
  • Driven by a desire to be part of a ground-breaking reform to create a more integrated, person-centred system?
  • An effective communicator with excellent stakeholder engagements skills?

An exciting opportunity exists for a Hub Manager on an Ongoing: Full-time basis in The Orange Door, Barwon.

The Operations Unit establishes, leads and develops the operations of The Orange Door and the Central Information Point, ensuring a focus on client outcomes, local area context, issues and strengths, continuous improvement in service quality and performance, effective resource management and ensuring that the services are delivering on Victoria's reform agenda for family violence and child and family services. The Branch delivers this through partnership with government, sector and agency partners at a statewide and area level.

Hubs will bring together different workforces and practices to create an integrated Hub team and a consolidated intake point in each Hub area to create a new way of support for:

  • women, children, young people and families experiencing family violence
  • perpetrators of family violence 
  • families in need of support with the care, development and well-being of children.

The Orange Door Manager is a strategic and operational leadership position in each Support and Safety Hub. The Orange Door team will include a combination of staff employed by Family Safety Victoria (FSV), Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH), Community Service Organisations (CSOs) and Aboriginal Services. Within this context, the Hub Manager will be responsible for managing the FSV staff in The Orange Door, including The Orange Door Support team and the Service System Navigator. The Hub Manager will also provide day-to-day operational leadership and support to The Orange Door Team, including Team Leaders, Practitioners and Practice Leaders, noting they will not have line management responsibility for these workers.

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  1. Drives cultural change.
  2. Stakeholder partnerships.
  3. Financial/budget management.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients.  The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19).  The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy (Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees.  Subject to exceptions, only employees or other workplace participants with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.  For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement. Please refer to the above link for more information. 

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria, qualifications and/or requirements for the role please refer to the attached Position Description.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Hub Manager - The Orange Door - Barwon   (VPSG6.2)

Job type:

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Alice Cakes | 0447 168 021 alice.coakes@familysafety.vic.gov.au

Hub Manager - The Orange Door - Barwon   (VPSG6.2)