Caseworkers (3 positions), Integrated Family Services (Mildura, Swan Hill, Robinvale)

Location:

Mildura, Swan Hill, Robinvale 

Tenure:

Full Time

Salary:

$50,310.00 - $55,310.00 per annum

Closing Date:

5pm, Monday September 25, 2017

Inquiries:

Andy Charles (03) 5018 4100 

The role:

The objectives of the Integrated Family Services Program are:

  • To promote the safety, stability and development of vulnerable Aboriginal children, young people and their families; and
  • Build capacity and resilience for children, their families and their communities.

The Integrated Family Services Case Manager is responsible for providing the following services:

  • Case management support to vulnerable Aboriginal children, young people and their families;
  • Have a sound knowledge of the complex issues facing families such as drug and alcohol, family violence, mental health, homelessness or at risk of homelessness and cycles of disadvantage and poverty resulting in chronic neglect and cumulative harm; and
  • Undertaking assessments of the children, young people and their family using the Best interest case practice framework, developing child and family action plans, implements and reviews progress towards achieving the agreed plans in an ongoing way.

A key focus of the role is to work in partnership with the family and other services, particularly the Mallee Child First alliance, and other services involved provided integrated services within the Best interest case Practice framework.

The Integrated Family Services Case Manager will be required to case manage cases from other Family Service Programs as directed by the Program Manager.

Travel between all MDAS locations including overnight travel to maximise work schedules may be required from time.

Download the official Position Description here

Download the official Application Form here 

Please note, applications must be completed on the appropriate form for this position, accompanied by a cover letter and resume and forwarded to positionvacant@mdas.org.au by the due date.  

Late applications will not be considered.

MDAS is committed to protecting children and young people from harm.  We require all applicants who are to work with children and young people to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment, a process that includes, but is not limited to, comprehensive reference checks, an identity check, a ‘working with children’ check and/or a ‘national criminal history record’ check.

MDAS is proud to be an LGBTI-friendly workplace