Aboriginal Family Preservation & Reunification Case Manager

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About us

Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation (RDAC) was established as an Aboriginal Community Controlled organisation in 1992 to improve the social, health and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people.  RDAC is a leading provider of primary health care and related social and family support services to Aboriginal people and communities across Gippsland. RDAC’s services are provided at the following locations: Sale, Morwell and Drouin. RDAC’s services include: general practice; health assessment and education; dental, audiology; chronic disease management; drug and alcohol counselling; child and family services; child and maternal health; home and community care; immunisation and vaccinations; social and emotional wellbeing support and counselling; allied health; client transport and corporate services; child care service and Aboriginal Best Start program

About the role

Full time – 38 hours per week

Base rate is dependent on qualifications and experience

The family and reunification response is an integral component of the Victorian Government reform and service system improvement. The new whole-of-system model and redesign for the children and family systems will reorient the child and family system towards earlier intervention and prevention to reduce and prevent risk to children, build family capability and improve child and family outcomes.

The aim of the role is to promote the wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people by supporting and building the capacity of those adults responsible for their care. The position will work alongside Key assets in the provision of the Response to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; and to support Key assets in cultural support and ensuring cultural safe practices are adhered too.

Family Preservation & Reunification Practitioner position description

Benefits and perks

  • Enjoy working within a community based organisation and a supportive and friendly team
  • Further your career working in a regional setting close to rivers, ocean and mountains
  • Salary packaging benefits available, including general PBI salary sacrifice and meal entertainment
  • Work for a well-respected not-for-profit organisation that is developing some exciting projects and is in a growth phase
  • Professional development opportunities

How to Apply

Applications will be shortlisted as they are received, interviews will happen immediately

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement. Ramahyuck employees are required to either be fully vaccinated against Covid19 or have a medical exemption.

Please submit your application via seek

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