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Senior Quality and Project Officer

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position: Full Time, Fixed term position till June 2021 with possibility of extension
  • Salary: $90,443 to $94,456, plus super (based on skills & experience)
  • Location: Dandenong

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 South is committed to providing a high standard across organisational processes, systems, compliance with legislative, contractual obligations, and service and quality standards. Guided by VACCA’s CQI Unit these foundational elements are important for quality accreditation, service delivery registration and the efficient and effective delivery of services, to support the attainment of organisational strategic objectives.

Senior Quality and Project Officer position will be strongly guided by our internal Continuous Quality Improvement team and will work closely with CQI to lead, prepare and undertake the range of planned activities that will aim to enhance practice and strengthen the capacity of VACCA Southern to improve operational systems, procedures and processes across funded programs in scope.

The position will have key functions with a strong focus on continuous improvement, compliance and audit requirements specifically in Out - of home care, family services, family violence, justice and broader client services and identified programs in scope for accreditation

About You

  • Demonstrated sound understanding and experience in quality improvement and accreditation, audit requirements
  • Experience in child, youth and family case management and/or expertise in administration.
  • Strong analytical, solution focused approach with high level organisational abilities and interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to develop comprehensive detailed audit and work plans

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 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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