About the Role
In this role you will provide the following services to Aboriginal families; home visits to provide parenting advice, support, household support and assistance, referrals to other Programs and advocacy in relation to housing, income security, education etc. for allocated clients.
You will also participate in training sessions, team meetings, Case Plan Meetings and other meetings as directed and maintain up-to-date written records and statistics on all casework activity.
The successful candidate for this position will have a sound knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and values and the ability to effectively communicate with Aboriginal people.
Skills and Experience
Along with the items above, the successful candidate will have experience or formal qualifications in social work, family support, or family welfare.
About the Organisation
The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) operates within the context that Aboriginal children continue to be significantly over-represented 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
Application deadline is midnight 22nd July 2018.
Get in fast, as great applications will be screened earlier and interviews organised.
For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Elizabeth on (03) 9287 8838.
For a copy of the position description and to apply for this position, click on this link www.vacca.recruitmenthub.com.au
Applications should include:
- A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position
- A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications relevant to this role
- 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.
To apply for this job go to: http://vacca.recruitmenthub.com.au & enter ref code: 4210877.
Applications close 22 July 2018
Please quote in application: Integrated Family Services Caseworker via Pro Bono Australia.