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Team Leader - Lakidjeka - Morwell / Bairnsdale

Employer: Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Indigenous, Management, Social Work
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional VIC

Job posted on: 14 August, 2019.
Applications close: 25 August, 2019.

  • Morwell/ Bairnsdale location
  • Salary Range $83,238 - $86,920, Salary packaging available

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

The Opportunity

At VACCA, Lakidjeka Aboriginal Child Specialist Advise Support Service (ACSASS) is committed to support and ensure the child protection system for Aboriginal children, young people and families is in line with protocols laid down.

This role will:

  • Provide independent consultation advice to Child Protection on the best ways of keeping children and young people safe. This advice will include the importance of a strong connection to Aboriginal culture, community and family when making decisions in the best interest of the child
  • Manage the day to day operations of locally based ACSASS team including the direct supervision and support of staff
  • Report to a Program Manager as well as contribute to a larger state-wide ACSASS team
  • Liaise and develop a number of external working relationships with Child Protection, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal services
How to apply for this job

For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA please contact Bavi Rai on 9287 8835 or Jeff Cooper, Program Manager on 0409 000 649.

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

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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is Sunday, 25 August 2019.