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Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Indigenous, Mental Health and Counselling, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 05 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019
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Family Violence Therapeutic Group Facilitator

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Indigenous, Mental Health and Counselling, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 05 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019

Join our Team to make a difference to the lives of Aboriginal Children and Families

  • Location: West (Melton/Werribee)
  • Part-Time (30 Hrs p/w)
  • Salary- $76,473-$79,935 (Plus Super and Salary Packaging)

The Opportunity

The Family Violence Therapeutic Group Facilitator positions have been created to facilitate a range of group programs with Aboriginal women, adolescents, and children who are impacted by or have experienced family violence. These positions are to be involved in the design and delivery of new group programs with Aboriginal women, children, and adolescents.

The position will contribute to the delivery of quality, culturally safe approaches to individuals and the whole of family as appropriate through applying VACCA's therapeutic framework and program guide. Healing through Culture will underpin all aspects of the work.

This position can also be shared with the Family Violence Therapeutic Worker positions.

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.

We provide a positive, culturally safe workplace environment supported by family-friendly and culturally sensitive workforce policies, including professional development, continuing education, and staff wellbeing.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Commitment to VACCA's vision and purpose
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal culture and values and the importance of identity, and cultural connections in the healing process for Aboriginal children and families
  • A Tafe or tertiary qualification in a relevant field along with demonstrated experience
  • Demonstrated experience in group facilitation
  • A comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and impact of family violence in Aboriginal families
  • A demonstrated ability to work therapeutically and sensitively with Aboriginal children, adolescents, women and/or men who are impacted by and/or perpetrators of family violence

How to apply

To apply for this job go to: vacca.recruitmenthub.com.au & enter ref code: 4962617. Applications close 18 December 2019.

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 please contact Ankita Das Gupta, Senior Recruitment Advisor on 03 9287 8838.

Applications Deadline: 18th December 2019.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to Apply

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