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Learning & Development Manager

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position : Full time, Ongoing position
  • Salary : $100,000 - $110,000, plus super (based on skills & experience)
  • Location : Preston

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 our people.

About the role

VACCA’s Learning and Development Unit is responsible for providing training directed towards the Victorian Aboriginal community’s ability to thrive, as culturally strong, empowered and safe. The Learning and Development Unit provides training with foundation principles of the right of Aboriginal people to self-determination and the rights of the child with commitment to uphold Victorian Aboriginal cultural protocols

The Learning and Development Manager will lead the Learning and Development Unit to realise VACCA’s strategic ambitions through targeted staff training that builds practice capability across all programs. The Learning and Development Manager will lead the Learning and Development Unit to realise VACCA’s strategic ambitions through targeted staff training that builds practice capability across all programs. You will oversee the development of the staff within the Learning and Development Unit and support the development of VACCA staff more broadly. You will also seek to strengthen external training opportunities so that external organisations can support Aboriginal children, families and communities.

About You

  • Experience in child and family sector
  • Tertiary qualifications in education and/or training
  • Experience in developing and delivering education curriculum or training packages that are directed towards improved outcomes for children, families and their communities;
  • Experience in the management of an enterprise Learning Management System, ideally Moodle-based;
  • Experience in successfully leading diverse teams;
  • Experience and capability in staff mentoring and support.

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. Please click here to view the position description

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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