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Group Worker – Family Violence Team

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Organisation : Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) via BigSplash

Location : Australia, Melbourne, Victoria (Preston)

Work Type : Full-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Indigenous

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 29 Mar, 2018

About the Role

Full Time Positive – Preston

Two Family Violence Cultural and Therapeutic Group Worker positions have been created to facilitate activity based group programs with Aboriginal parents and groups with children and siblings who are at risk of entering care due to family violence or are currently in out-of-home care due to family violence.

The position will:

  • Deliver targeted skills support to parents so they can sustain a safe and healing environment and create safe, positive and healthy relationships for their family
  • Deliver positive and age-appropriate group programs for Aboriginal children to engage and to heal their understanding of their parents, family and history
  • Facilitate healing camps with families


Both positions will be central to shaping and designing culturally sound and strong group programs for parents and children.

There is a strong component of action research throughout the program in order to build an evidence base of best practice for working with Aboriginal families. Collaborative working and proactive sharing of the lessons learned is essential to this role.

If you like to be part of an Organization that strives in strengthening the safety and wellbeing and cultural connectedness of Aboriginal children, individuals and families in their community, we want to hear from you.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) via BigSplash

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) operates within the context that Aboriginal children continue to be significantly overrepresented in the protection and care system within Victoria. VACCA considers that it has the responsibility and the opportunity to promote, advocate for and achieve positive changes in the lives of Aboriginal children, their families and the broader Aboriginal community.

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