- Job posted on: 13th Feb 2020
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The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia. 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.
The Integrated family services senior case worker will work within the integrated family services team to support Aboriginal people and their families who are referred to the family services program via Orange Door, self and/or community agencies. The Integrated family services case worker will work closely with the client, key partners and stakeholders, to provide an integrated response to provide a family support service to Aboriginal children and families to address the identified support needs of the children and families. This support includes providing an outreach response to families, parenting support, advocacy, referrals and support, emergency relief assistance, education, coordination of services, referrals to other services such as housing and/or other specialist supports. The caseworker will support the client to address concerns raised to support the best interest of the child/ren.
To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.