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Senior Kinship Case Manager / Kinship Case Manager - Wangaratta / Wodonga

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position: Full Time, 12 months contract
  • Salary: $74,169 to $88,691 (based on skills and experience) plus Super plus Attractive Salary Packaging option
  • Location: Wangaratta/Wodonga

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 Senior Case Worker is expected to provide all aspect of case management of complex caseloads and ensure compliance around the Kinship programs are met. The Senior Case worker reports to the Team Leader of Kinship program which is a part of the OOHC program. This position will also provide support to the Team Leader; in supporting of new staffs and current staffs to ensure they are able manage their day to day case management tasks.

About You

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the values that underpin VACCA' vision and purpose and the capacity to take a leadership role in championing these internally and externally
  • Demonstrated awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures, and commitment to continually build knowledge of such, along with a high level of awareness of the key issues which impact upon Aboriginal communities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice experience in the child welfare field.
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying risks in case management/work practice and implements procedures to minimise/eliminate negative outcomes and improve practice
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing accurate documents and reports e.g. case notes, incidents reports, court reports, work reports that meet audience needs

Requirement:

  • Current COVID-19 vaccination (minimum one dose, prior to commencement)

Personal Attributes

  • Empathy, Compassion, Resilience, Motivation, Advocacy and Professionalism

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 addressing the 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 for: Senior Kinship Case manager

Please click here to view the position description for: Kinship Case manager

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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