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Team Leader - Cultural Programs

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position: Full Time position
  • Salary: $90,439 to $94,436, plus super (based on skills and 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.

About the role

The Northern VACCA provides a range of programs for Aboriginal families. Our Program currently offers Aboriginal families interventions across a continuum of support ranging from early intervention & prevention work to the provision of both secondary and tertiary services.

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the Team Leader will be responsible for the management and effective delivery of the program like Cultural Support Program, AFLDM and KSP & SP programs, ensuring that they meet the outcomes and KPI’s as set out in their individual service agreements.

In addition, the role works closely with the Operations Manager/ Senior Program Manager, to ensure intake and referrals processes are managed, with the various stakeholders and community organisations referral pathways.

About You

  • A sound understanding of the principles of case management, child development and risk assessment.
  • A demonstrated ability to mentor and supervise staff by providing them with relevant information, support, feedback about their work, and opportunities for professional development.
  • A demonstrated capacity to work as part of a team as well as providing leadership to a team and capacity to allocate tasks.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to prepare reports

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. 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

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