Caseworker Children's Care

Location: Mildura
Tenure: Full time
Salary: Remuneration commensurate with experience
Closing Date: Open until filled
Enquiries: MDAS Human Resources (03) 5018 4100

Position Description
Application Form
Job Description:
The objectives of the Children’s Cultural Care team are to enhance and build on the available informal and formal family and community supports for Aboriginal children living in Kinship Care and Home-Based Care.

To assist extended family networks to provide the best care arrangements for children unable to live with their own parents, with the minimum level of professional supervision and intervention from the formal service system.

To assist with the establishment, monitoring and support of the Kinship Care and Home-Based Care placements arranged for the most vulnerable Aboriginal children due to child protection involvement, thus ensuring that each child’s ongoing safety, stability and developmental needs are met.

The Caseworker Children’s Care is responsible for providing information, support, and advice, including coordination of Kinship Career groups, Kinship Family Service provision, long term support to Kinship and Out of Home Care arrangements, inclusive of Career supervision, Kinship and Out of Home Care support services for statutory placements arranged by Child Protection, inclusive of placement establishment support and case contracting.

MDAS is committed in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children

Please note: COVID-19 Vaccination is a condition of employment at MDAS

Please download the full Position Description and Application Form at left, and submit your completed application form to positionvacant@mdas.org.au


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