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Office Manager

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position : Full Time, Ongoing Position
  • Salary : $60,000 - $70,000 plus Super (based on skills & experience)
  • Location : Preston

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

This role requires a skilled administrative officer who is able to maintain confidentiality, is highly organised and professional and has the ability to work respectfully with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff and families and other professionals. The Office Manager will oversee the administration responsibilities for the Division and will work closely with the Director and Managers to ensure the effective and efficient delivery and co-ordination of administrative support to multiple programs.

The Office Manager may also be called upon to provide mentoring and support to more junior staff and trainees.

About You

  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the values that underpin VACCA' 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
  • Organisational skills and have the ability to establish systems for record keeping, data entry and program planning
  • Experience and or ability to manage other administrative staff and provide leadership and support to junior staff and trainees
  • Demonstrated understanding of privacy and confidentiality issues and the ability to maintain this
  • Ability to managing the credit card including record keeping and account reconciliation

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.

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.

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.

How to apply

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