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Case Managers - Nugel - Morwell

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Multiple Full-time, ongoing positions available at Morwell location
  • Salary from $77, 599 - $86, 208, plus super- based on qualification and experience
  • Additional Salary Packaging options available up to $15,900

Who is VACCA?

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

Newly funded program!

VACCA’s Nugel (Belong) Program was the first of these “Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care” programs to be implemented in Victoria and thus has been at the forefront of these developments, transforming the business of protecting children so as to truly meet the best interests of Aboriginal children today and for generations to come

Reporting to the Team Leader, Nugel Case Manager, will have the opportunity to make a real-life difference in the lives of Aboriginal Children and families involved in the child protection system.

This position will be responsible for working with Aboriginal children and families, Government and sector partners to reduce the over representation of Aboriginal children in care and in contact with the Child Protection system, strive for better outcomes for children and to build capacity in families so that children can be transitioned home

What we can give you

If you are successful in becoming a part of the VACCA team, you can expect that we will provide:

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to child protection and VACCA training programs
  • Extensive support and training from VACCA’s in house legal service
  • Learning and Development opportunities- Formal qualifications to expand your knowledge and improve your career
  • Generous leave entitlements including; paid maternity leave, cultural and ceremonial leave and compassionate leave
  • The opportunity to participate in cultural events and other activities
  • A warm, supportive and inclusive team environment and organisational culture.

What we require from you

To best ensure that you will be best able to successfully complete the tasks associated with this role, you will require the following:

  • Experience working in the child, youth and family’s sector
  • Diploma of Community Services
  • A Working with Children’s Check for a paid employee
  • Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Current COVID-19 vaccination
  • Resilience, perseverance and self awareness skills
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with Aboriginal children, families, carers and other service providers to achieve outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, fast paced team, and to demonstrate resilience in managing competing demands

If the role that is described above is something that you feel passionate about, don’t delay. Click "Apply Now" to start your journey with VACCA. All applications must include your cover letter, current resume, and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria, which can be found in the position description.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people to apply.

Please visit www.vacca.org.au to review our current vacancies, our current programs and news about our growing organisation.

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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