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Support Case Worker - Targeted Care Packages

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position: Casual
  • Location: Chirnside Park
  • Salary: $55,394.04 - $60,400.08

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 our people.

About the role

The Support Case Worker provides Culturally respectful support to clients and/ or carers by supporting them in tasks such as transport, attending appointments, participating in educational, therapeutic, Cultural or leisure activities. These activities are undertaken within the framework of the client’s Case plan and funding allocated in their Targeted Care Package (TCP).

About You

  • Demonstrated experience in working and engaging with Aboriginal families and children/ Demonstrated experience in child and family sector
  • Growing knowledge and/or lived experience with an understanding of Child Protection and out of home care system.
  • Knowledge of the issues faced by children and young people in care/ leaving care.
  • Some experience working with young people who have complex needs and behaviours and the ability to engage with young people with varying interests and abilities.

What we can offer you!!

  • Professional support and training via in-house learning and development training modules
  • 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

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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