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Team Leader - Family Violence Men's and Group Work - Morwell

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency

About the role:

VACCA delivers culturally safe and trauma informed case management, one on one counselling, and group-based work with Aboriginal men, women, children and families who are impacted by family violence.

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, you will provide leadership, direction and support to family violence case managers, and group facilitators employed within the family violence program. You will contribute to the quality development and implementation of the program which delivers trauma informed therapeutic healing and repair, aligned with current family violence frameworks, to support to a broad range of clients. This may be across one or more locations

About 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:

  • A comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and impact of family violence in Aboriginal families.
  • Demonstrated experience in working and engaging with Aboriginal families and children/ Demonstrated experience in child and family sector
  • Appropriate qualifications in Social Work, Health Services or a related discipline is essential or willingness to obtain
  • Current COVID-19 vaccination
  • A Working with Children’s Check for a paid employee
  • Victorian Drivers Licence

What we can offer you!!

  • 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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