Centacare is a social welfare agency committed to providing support to people in need within the communities it serves. Centacare delivers a range of programs and services to families and individuals throughout Western Victoria.
To work for us you must have a passion for people and the environment, and a belief in social justice.
Aboriginal Victims of Crime Engagement Worker
Victims Assistance & Counselling Program
Ballarat Central Office
Part Time (0.7 EFT) - 12 Month Contract
We are seeking an Aboriginal Victims of Crime Engagement Worker to join our team in Ballarat. The Aboriginal Victims of Crime Engagement Worker role is responsible for providing community based case management to Aboriginal victims of crime. The role will engage with Aboriginal communities to link with services that support crime, including the VACP, and assist clients through the criminal justice process.
The successful candidate will possess professional qualifications within the social/community services sector and case management, data entry, record keeping, networking & relationship building skills.
Please forward your cover letter, resume and response to the key skills and experience to: email@example.com by close of business Monday 15th September 2014.
Centacare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from people from diverse cultures and people with a disability. Interested applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are encouraged to contact the Human Resources department.
Centacare is taking a ‘special measure’ under s.12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 for the purpose of providing social welfare services to the Aboriginal community in the Grampians and Barwon South West Regions of Victoria.
Frequently asked questions
Centacare’s superannuation default fund is Catholic Super.
Centacare requires all employees to successfully gain their Police clearance. This can be obtained during the first months of employment.
Link to National Police Record Check – Click here
Working With Children Check
Centacare requires all employees to successfully gain their Working with Children clearance. This can be obtained during the first months of employment with Centacare.
Link to Working with Children Check - Click Here
Conditions of Employment
Flexible working arrangements
Generous personal leave allowance
Extra leave allowances
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Maternity leave
Paid Paternity leave
…..and much, much more
Helpful Hints for prospective Employees:
Assess your suitability for the role by considering the role description and selection criteria.
Preview Centacare’s website.
Consider the mission and values of Centacare and determine if these can be your mission and values.
Centacare may have a number of requirements around the initial application depending upon the role, these will be outlined in the advertisement for the role and may include:
Statement against each of the selection criteria