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Senior Aboriginal Practice Leader - Orange Door

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Exciting leadership opportunity available for Aboriginal person at Southern Region to join our growing team
  • Salary from $108,778 to $113,060, plus super -based on qualification and experience
  • Join VACCA to make a difference in the community!

About the role

VACCA teams work with families to assist with family violence and promote family wellbeing, participation in the broader community and access to relevant services. The teams provide families with a range of options for culturally responsive support in times of need, with a focus on positive parenting and family interaction to promote children’s development.

As a Senior Aboriginal Practice Leader you will work in close partnership with the Hub Manager, Practice Leaders, the Aboriginal Hub Practitioner Leads, the Service System Navigator and Team Leaders to lead high quality, culturally safe and effective responses to Aboriginal people seeking support and safety through the Hubs. Additionally, you will work to build and maintain effective partnerships with Aboriginal services and communities within the Hub Network to support choice for Aboriginal people.

The Organisation

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 is what distinguishes us from other community organisations and it is why we are able to deliver positive outcomes that lead to ongoing change.

Our strength lies with our people, and all people are welcome at VACCA!

About You

  • Professional practice experience in family violence services, child and family services and or broader social services sector is essential
  • Expert knowledge and practice leadership roles within Aboriginal services
  • Ability to diagnose trends, obstacles and opportunities in the internal and external environment;

This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander designated position, classified under Section 12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. This employment opportunity is only available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

What we can offer you!!

  • Sector leading remuneration and salary packaging options that increase your take home pay by $15,900
  • Learning and Development opportunities at your finger tips.
  • REAL career development opportunities!
  • Generous leave entitlements including; paid maternity leave, cultural and ceremonial leave and compassionate leave
  • The opportunity to participate in cultural events and other activities
  • Access to Employee Support and Wellbeing programs
  • A warm, supportive and inclusive team environment and organisational culture.

If this role and our organisation is resonating with you, please do not delay, click APPLY now. All applications will require an a cover letter, current resume and Key Selection Criteria, which can be found on 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.

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