- Melbourne > Preston
- $64,310.71 to $74,169.08plus super -based on qualifications and experience
- Job posted on: 28th Jun 2022
- Applications close:
Reporting to the Team Leader, this will provide support to Aboriginal people experiencing – or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The Community Member’s needs will be assessed by the worker, and then provide with case management support – which may include counselling, crisis resolution, personal care, life skills training, information and advocacy and/or assistance with accessing appropriate long term housing and training and employment opportunities
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 its 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.
We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply.
Applications should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and current resume.
We encourage applicants to view the Position Description prior to applying.
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.