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Case Manager - Family Violence L17 Program - Morwell

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position : Full time position
  • Salary : $72,360 to $82,780, plus super (based on skills and experience)
  • Location : Morwell

The Organisation

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia, employing more than 600 employees and delivering more than 70 programs across Victoria. 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.

About the role

The Morwell VACCA Family Violence Program provides advocacy, referral and support to Aboriginal women and their children who are experiencing family violence. A range of support options are available that may include short, medium and long-term case management.

The Morwell VACCA Family Violence Program is delivered across the Inner Gippsland area.

Role will be responsible for:

  • Provision and delivery of Family Violence L17 intake (Aboriginal women, men and children) and response services.
  • Provide regular and ongoing contact during crisis and recovery stages with women and children at locations where they are most comfortable and safe.
  • Provide support during crisis and recovery stages to men who have used violence.
  • Provide initial contact, assessment, case planning/options, review and exit planning.
  • Undertake a comprehensive risk assessment as part of the initial assessment and then periodically as required.
  • Develop and review a comprehensive safety plan with women and their children

About You

  • Knowledge of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 and the MARAM Risk Assessment Framework
  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, welfare or a related discipline
  • An awareness of family violence issues and the impacts on women, children and families.
  • The ability to apply a flexible, non-judgmental and empowering approach to service delivery.
  • Knowledge of local family violence programs, accommodation, legal, health and community services within the region – or the ability to acquire that knowledge.
  • Demonstrated positive working relationships with other agencies in a service network, and experience with intake processes, shared casework, or group work.

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, addressed key selection criteria and current resume.

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

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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