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Senior Program Manager - Home Care Based

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Salary from $117,000k-$125,000k, plus super -based on qualification and experience
  • Friendly and supportive team culture
  • Join VACCA to make a difference in the community!

About the role

Northern VACCA delivers a suite of Home Based Care programs including Kinship Care (contracted case management and First Supports), Foster Care, and Targeted Care Packages

The Senior Program Manager Home Based Care is responsible for ensuring Northern VACCA’s home based care programs are coordinated and managed in a manner which provides for the best possible platform for the delivery of effective, quality, and timely responses.

In this role you will also be responsible for the leadership, direction and operational oversight of Northern VACCA’s out-of-home-care services, which include Kinship Care (including First Supports), Foster Care and Targeted Care Packages (TCP).

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the delivery of statutory out-of-home-care services, aligned Early Years, youth programs including therapeutic approaches required to bring about better outcomes for at risk and vulnerable Aboriginal children and families
  • Tertiary qualifications in the field of social work, psychology or community services
  • Experience managing home based care teams is desired
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the child, youth and families sector
  • Significant experience in managing a team
  • A Working with Children’s Check for a paid employee
  • A Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Current COVID-19 vaccination

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.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply

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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