- Job posted on: 21st Sep 2021
- Applications close:
The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is an Aboriginal Community-Controlled organisation that supports and advocates for the Aboriginal Community and is the largest organisation of it’s kind in Australia. The VACCA team is committed to the organisation’s visions and values, passionately providing support, service and advocacy for our children and other vulnerable members of the community.
Our Aboriginality is what distinguishes us from other community organisations and it is why we are able to deliver positive outcomes that lead to ongoing change. Our strength lies with our people.
Based in Broadmeadows, Craigieburn and Sunbury locations, the Aboriginal Practice Leader position lies within the Orange Door Hub service. The Orange Door Hub provides a safe way for adults, children and young people to access services when they are experiencing family violence, or require support with the care, development and wellbeing of their children or young people.
Reporting to the Program Manager, the Team Leader of the Aboriginal Response Team will be responsible for the guiding, supporting and supervising a team of dedicated practitioners to provide a vital service to vulnerable people.
The Team Leader - Aboriginal Response Team role will also entail:
The Team Leader- Aboriginal Response Team is a key leadership position in the Orange Door Hub, and will require the following qualifications and qualities:
If you decide to explore an opportunity to work with VACCA and successfully join our team, you can expect:
If this role and our organisation is resonating with you, please do not delay, click "Apply Now". All applications will require an up to date resume, a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria, which can be found on the Position Description.
If you would like further information please feel free to contact Recruitment Advisor, Troy Baker, on 03 9287 8800 for a confidential conversation about the role and your suitability. Alternatively go to www.vacca.org and you can find out more about the role and the services that VACCA provide.
We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply.
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.
A position description is attached.