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Family Violence - Lead Practitioner

Employer: Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Indigenous
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 28 August, 2019.
Applications close: 29 September, 2019.

  • Position: Full time position
  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: $90,000-$100,000k (based on skill and experience)

The Opportunity

You will be responsible for leading clinical supervision and clinical management of family violence teams across VACCA; representing VACCA at external relevant family violence forums, overseeing quality assurance of VACCA's current and future family violence programs, and championing a centralised body of best practice for family violence programs across VACCA.

About Us

The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia. 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 for our people

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal people
  • A tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, family therapy or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated capacity to lead, develop and manage the clinical component of the family violence programs through ongoing provision of training, clinical supervision, coaching and support of staff
  • A proven ability to develop, manage and lead a team in quality practice
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully delivering a range of appropriate therapeutic healing interventions to Aboriginal women, men, children and families Substantial and relevant experience working across Child and Family Welfare Services and the Aboriginal sector

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

For a copy of the position description and to apply for this position, please visit

How to apply for this job

To apply for this job go to: and enter ref code: 4837559.

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position
  • A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications
  • Written responses to the key selection criteria

For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Bavi Rai on 927 8835.

Applications close on Sunday, 29 September 2019.