- $102,955 plus super and salary packaging
- Job posted on: 23rd Jan 2024
- Applications close:
The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) stands as a pioneering Aboriginal Community-Controlled organisation, holding the distinction of being the largest of its kind in Australia. Committed to championing the cause of the Aboriginal community, the dedicated VACCA team wholeheartedly embraces the organisation's vision and values. Their fervent dedication is evident in the passionate provision of support, services, and advocacy for children and other vulnerable community members. What sets VACCA apart is its deep-rooted Aboriginal identity, a defining feature that empowers the organisation to deliver positive outcomes, fostering lasting societal change. VACCA's strength lies in its people, and the organisation warmly welcomes individuals from all walks of life to contribute to its mission.
As the Family Meeting Convener reporting directly to the Practice Leader, you will play a pivotal role in fostering meaningful connections with families. Your responsibilities encompass identifying and mobilising family support networks, as well as navigating discussions with families facing notable concerns regarding the safety and well-being of children and young individuals. Collaborating closely with Aboriginal children and families, along with government and sector partners, you will actively contribute to diminishing the disproportionate representation of Aboriginal children within the Child Protection system. Your overarching goal will be to champion improved outcomes for children, ensuring their welfare is prioritised and safeguarded.
We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply
Click 'Apply Now' to submit your application including a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and a current resume by the closing date.
We encourage applicants to view the Position Description before applying.
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 well-being 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 before the commencement of employment and periodically following commencement.
VACCA is an equal-opportunity employer and has a smoke-free workplace policy.
A position description is attached.