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Hub Practitioner - Aboriginal Team

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position: Fixed term contract
  • Salary: $70,413,20 to $80,295 (based on skills & experience)
  • Location: NEMA Orange Door – 56 Burgundy Street Heidelberg

The Organisation

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia, employing more than 600 employees and delivering more than 70 programs across Victoria. 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.

About the role

VACCA - NEMA Orange door teams work to deliver high quality service to Aboriginal women, men and children experiencing family violence and to promote wellbeing in a holistic approach, participation in the broader community and access to relevant services. The teams provide clients with comprehensive assessments for both child wellbeing and family violence and support clients in accessing wider service system. This position will work in conjunction with Aboriginal Practice Leaders and other Hub practitioners and Orange Door leadership in delivering the services to the Aboriginal women, men and children who enter the hub intake system to receive support and access the wider service system.

About You

  • Proven ability to work and engage with Aboriginal families and children
  • Understanding and application of Family Domestic Violence models (MARAM), approaches, theories and practiced when dealing with clients
  • Ability to advocate on behalf of Aboriginal children, young people, individuals and families
  • Understanding of Intake processes, MARAM and assessment of risk

What we can offer you!!

  • Professional support and training via in-house learning and development training modules
  • Attractive salary packaging to increase your take home pay
  • Great career development opportunities
  • Access to Employee support and wellbeing program(s)
  • Opportunity to work and build connection with the Aboriginal Community and culture

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply.

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and current resume.

We encourage applicants to view the attached Position Description prior to 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 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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