Family Violence Case Manager

Job No: VAC166
Location: Morwell

  • Multiple positions available
  • Salary $77580- $83476 plus super – based on qualifications and experience
  • Additional Salary Packaging options available up to $15,900
  • Position will be based at Morwell

The Organisation

The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is an Aboriginal Community-Controlled organisation that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal Community and is the largest organisation of it’s kind in Australia. The VACCA team is committed to the organisation’s visions and values, passionately providing support, service and advocacy for our children and other vulnerable members of the community.

Our Aboriginality distinguishes us from other community organisations and we are proud of our friendly, supportive and inclusive organisational culture. We want everyone to feel welcome at VACCA. It is why we are able to deliver positive outcomes that lead to ongoing change.

Our strength lies with our people.

About the role

The Family Violence program will aim to not only keep women and children safe, but to also encourage their healing and resilience through individual support and group work. The role of the family and community in ‘growing up’ the child, building their sense of belonging and resilience, educating them about their culture and spirituality, will be integral to the development and operation of the program.

The Family Violence Case Manager will provide holistic case management to Aboriginal women and their children who are experiencing or escaping family violence in the Gippsland area. The Worker will build positive relationships and networks with relevant Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal organisations and services to ensure that appropriate referrals and supports are put in place.

About You

  • You will have an understanding the issues of family violence and the impact on women, children and families in an Aboriginal context
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, welfare or a related discipline is desirable
  • Sound knowledge of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008, Information Sharing and Multi Agency Risk Assessment Framework (MARAM).
  • You will have an ability to empower and advocate for the families and children
  • Resilient, with great team working skills and ability to communicate with respect
  • Requirement: Current COVID-19 vaccination (including booster dose, as applicable), a Working with Children’s Check for a paid employee (or willingness to obtain) and a Victorian Drivers Licence 

What we can offer you!!

  • Professional support and training via in-house learning and development training modules
  • Attractive salary packaging to increase your take home pay
  • Great career development opportunities.
  • Access to Employee support and wellbeing program(s)
  • Opportunity to work and build connection with the Aboriginal Community and culture

 We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply

 

Applications should include a cover letter , resume and a document addressing the key selection criteria.

 

We encourage applicants to view the Position Description prior to applying. Please click here to view the position description

 

Application closes by February 06, 2023

 

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

VACCA is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke-free workplace policy

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