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Administration Officer - Nugel

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • New full time position available at Morwell office
  • Salary from $59,337 to $62,779k, plus super – based on qualifications and experience
  • Additional Salary Packaging options available up to $15,900
  • Friendly and supportive team culture- We succeed together!

Who is VACCA?

The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is an Aboriginal Community-Controlled organisation that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal Community and is the largest organisation of it’s kind in Australia. The VACCA team is committed to the organisation’s visions and values, passionately providing support, service and advocacy for our children and other vulnerable members of the community.

Our Aboriginality distinguishes us from other community organisations and we are proud of our friendly, supportive and inclusive organisational culture. We want everyone to feel welcome at VACCA. It is why we are able to deliver positive outcomes that lead to ongoing change.

Our strength lies with our people.

About the Role:

VACCA’s Nugel (Belong) Program was the first of these “Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care” programs to be implemented in Victoria and thus has been at the forefront of development in transforming the business of protecting children so as to truly meet the best interests of Aboriginal children today and for generations to come.

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the Administration Officer, will play a key role supporting the program staff in working with Aboriginal children and families, Government and sector partners to reduce the over representation of Aboriginal children in care, strive for better outcomes for children and to build capacity in families so that children can be transitioned home

What we can give you:

If you are successful in becoming a part of the VACCA team, you can expect that we will provide:

  • Sector leading remuneration and salary packaging options that increase your take home pay by $15,900
  • Learning and Development opportunities- Formal qualifications to expand your knowledge and improve your career
  • Generous leave entitlements including; paid maternity leave, cultural and ceremonial leave and compassionate leave
  • The opportunity to participate in cultural events and other activities
  • A warm, supportive and inclusive team environment and organisational culture. Our strength lies with our people.

What we require from you:

To best ensure that you will be best able to successfully complete the tasks associated with this role, you will require the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear, culturally appropriate and respectful way with a range of stakeholders including staff, Government and agency partners and clients
  • A Working with Children’s Check for a paid employee
  • Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Current COVID-19 vaccination (minimum one dose, prior to commencement)
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Good attention to detail and well developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Resilience, perseverance and self awareness skills

If the role that is described above is something that you feel passionate about, don’t delay. Click APPLY to start your journey with VACCA. All applications must include your cover letter, current resume, and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria, which can be found in the position description.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander people to apply.

If you would like further information in relation to this role, please feel free to call Bavi Rai, Senior Recruitment Advisor, on 03 9287 8800. Alternatively, go to www.vacca.org.au to review our current programs and news about our growing organisation.

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.

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