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Senior Program Manger - Morwell

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Exciting leadership opportunity available at Morwell to join our growing team
  • Salary from $117,000k-$125,000k, plus super -based on qualification and experience
  • Join VACCA to make a difference in the community!

About the role

The Gippsland Family Violence team provide support services to Aboriginal Women, Men and Children through a range of specialist family violence programs. The service aims to support Aboriginal Women, Men and Children to remain safely within their community and maintain a life free of violence while also addressing the emotional and practical needs and issues arising from the violence.

This position will sit within the Gippsland VACCA Client Services team and will be responsible to deliver high quality services to Aboriginal women, men and children experiencing family violence and to promote wellbeing in a holistic approach, participation in the broader community and access to relevant services.

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 experience in managing service delivery in the Aboriginal child, youth and family sector including experience in Family Violence Services
  • Qualifications in social work, community services or/and substantial experience in these fields is desirable
  • Proven experience in managing community and interagency relations, in particular: a demonstrated high-level awareness and understanding of the community that VACCA services, the sector and the work of other relevant organisations
  • Significant experience in managing a team
  • A Working with Children’s Check for a paid employee
  • A Victorian Drivers Licences
  • Current COVID-19 vaccinations

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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