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Hub Practitioner - The Orange Door

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position : Full-time, fixed term contract till June 2023
  • Salary : Up to $84,850 (based on skills & experience) plus Super plus Attractive Salary Packaging option
  • Location : Werribee

The Organisation

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia, employing more than 600 employees and delivering more than 70 programs across Victoria. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal community. Our strength lies with our people. Our team is committed to the organisation's vision and values; advocates for our children and other vulnerable community members; and shows respect for, observance and compliance with Aboriginal cultural protocols, practice and ceremony. Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from mainstream services and what enables us to deliver the positive outcomes we achieve for our People.

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leader- Aboriginal Families, the Hub Practitioner will be responsible to ensure culturally safe and affective responses to Aboriginal families and children seeking support and safety through the Hubs.

This position will work in conjunction with Aboriginal Practice Leaders and other Hub practitioners and Orange Door leadership in delivering the services to the Aboriginal women, men and children who enter the hub intake system to receive support and access the wider service system

About You

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the values that underpin VACCA’s vision and purpose and the capacity to take a leadership role in championing these internally and externally
  • Demonstrated awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures, and commitment to continually build knowledge of such, along with a high level of awareness of the key issues which impact upon Aboriginal communities
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Family Domestic Violence models (MARAM,), approaches, theories and practiced when dealing with clients
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of Information sharing scheme (FVISS, CISS)
  • Demonstrated understanding of Family Support Services and different models of intervention.

Requirement

  • Current COVID-19 vaccination

What we can offer you!!

  • Professional support and training via in-house learning and development training modules
  • Attractive salary packaging to increase your take home pay
  • Great career development opportunities.
  • Access to Employee support and wellbeing program(s)
  • Opportunity to work and build connection with the Aboriginal Community and culture

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply

To apply, click "Apply Now". Applications should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and current resume.

We encourage applicants to view the Position Description prior to applying. Please click here to view the position description

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.

A position description is attached.

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