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Senior Integrated Family Case Manager / Worker - Wangaratta / Wodonga

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Location: Wangaratta or Wodonga
  • Position: Full-Time, 12 months Fixed term contract
  • Salary: $72,254 to $82,018 (based on skills & experience)

About Us

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 Opportunity

The Senior Caseworker will work within the integrated family services team to support Aboriginal people and their families who are referred to the family services program.

The Senior Caseworker 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.

This position will also provide support to the Team Leader; in supporting new staffs and current staffs to ensure they are able to manage their day to day case management tasks.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the values that underpin VACCA's vision and purpose and the capacity to take a leadership role in championing these internally and externally
  • Demonstrated awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures, and commitment to continually build knowledge of such, along with a high level of awareness of the key issues which impact upon Aboriginal communities
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and work with families on agreed goals and tasks using a strengths-based approach
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in caseworker/case management skills

How to apply

For a copy of the position description, please visit https://vacca.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies/

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position
  • A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications
  • Written responses to the key selection criteria

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

We are committed to Aboriginal self-determination and supporting strong, safe, thriving Aboriginal communities and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity, honoring 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.

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