About the Role
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You will play a key role in supporting families to identify goals, develop plans with families to address and meet their needs, monitor and review care plans to support families to achieve goals.
A key area of work for this position will be home visits to children and families, parenting advice and support, referrals and advocacy in relation to housing, income security and linking families with other services as required.
This role includes the supervision of 2 caseworkers.
We have two roles available:
- Senior Case Manager
- Case Manager
The Aboriginal Stronger Families program aims to, prevent Aboriginal children who are involved with Child Protection and are at imminent risk of being removed and placed in out of home care because of protective concerns, from entering the care system, by providing culturally appropriate and intensive supports to the child and the family
As our Senior Casworker you will have an ability to work in a culturally respectful and competent manner with individuals, families and communities to ensure that cultural connections are fostered and maintained.
Along with the items above, you will need to have experience and knowledge in caseworker/case management skills.
About the Organisation
The 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.
Apply for this Job
For a copy of the position description and to apply for this position, click here www.vacca.recruitmenthub.com.au
For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Liz on 9287 - 8838
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, including short examples demonstrating your proficiency for each criteria
- Names and contact details for three professional referees
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
Applications close 29 April 2018
Please quote in application: Stronger Families Senior Caseworker via Pro Bono Australia.