Men's Family Violence Caseworker

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA)

Frankston, VIC

Posted 4/8/2021

Full Job Description
Position : Full time, 12 month fixed term contract
Salary : $62,742 to $77,858, plus super (based on skills & experience)
Location : Frankston

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

About the role

Family Violence -Men’s Case Manager/Worker is created to provide timely response for perpetrators by linking them in with services without the need to go on a waiting list for a Minimum Standards for men’s behaviour change programs (MBCP).

This program aims to reduce the risk associated with perpetrator’s use of family violence by providing an individualised and tailored response to address the barriers to engaging in the change process. This is achieved through proactive practical and psychological support to men across the community who use family violence in conjunction with systemic and integrated risk management strategies.

About You

A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, welfare or a related discipline is desirable.
Experience in working in the Family Violence sector
An understanding of Family Violence and the implications on individuals, families and the community
An understanding of the men's behaviour changes process and the gendered nature of family violence
Sound knowledge of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008, Information Sharing and Multi Agency Risk Assessment Framework (MARAM).

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

Application closes by April 21, 2021

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

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://jobs.familyviolence.vic.gov.au/job/15462536