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Senior / Case Manager - Family Services

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency

The Organisation

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia, employing more than 600 employees and delivering more than 70 programs across Victoria. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community. Our strength lies with our people. Our team is committed to the organisation's vision and values; advocates for our children and other vulnerable community members; and shows respect for, observance and compliance with Aboriginal cultural protocols, practice and ceremony. Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from mainstream services and what enables us to deliver the positive outcomes we achieve for

About the role

The Family Support Program is funded to provide the following services to Aboriginal families residing across the Southern Melbourne & Bayside Peninsula region but may extend slightly on occasion. The services we provide include the following:

  • Home visits to provide parenting advice, support, household support and assistance
  • Counselling for adults and children in relation to family matters
  • Referrals to other Programs and advocacy in relation to housing, income security, education etc. for allocated clients.
  • Capacity to offer general Family and community support, intake service & ER.
  • Capacity to offer parenting and community support groups.
  • Enhancing Aboriginal families’ access to both Aboriginal and mainstream services across the broader southern region

About You

  • Experience and knowledge of Case management and service delivery in the social and community sector
  • Ability to identify family strengths, empower parents and carers
  • Experience and knowledge in engaging with the Aboriginal community and Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation’s.
  • Resilient, with great team working skills and ability to communicate with respect

What we can offer you!!

  • Professional support and training via in-house learning and development training modules
  • Attractive salary packaging to increase your take home pay
  • Great career development opportunities.
  • Access to Employee support and wellbeing program(s)
  • Opportunity to work and build connection with the Aboriginal Community and culture

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and current resume.

We encourage applicants to view the Position Description prior to applying. Please click here to view the position description.

We are committed to Aboriginal self-determination and supporting strong, safe, thriving Aboriginal communities and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity, honouring all cultural backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities and spiritual beliefs.

VACCA is a child-safe organisation and is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people with zero tolerance for child abuse. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement of employment and periodically following commencement.

VACCA is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke-free workplace policy.

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