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Therapeutic Practitioner - ACHT

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency
  • Position : Full time
  • Salary : $86,528 to $92,434,plus super (based on skills and experience), salary packaging is available
  • Location : Chirnside Park or Dandenong- travel between sites is a requirement of the role

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

Take the next step in your career as a therapeutic practitioner with VACCA’s Aboriginal Children’s Healing Team. We are a dedicated, enthusiastic and professional multidisciplinary team who are motivated to improve long term cultural and clinical outcomes for Aboriginal children.

Our Therapeutic Practitioners work directly with families, carers and children, providing therapeutic assessments and opportunities for healing. As well as secondary consultation and case based Group Reflective Practice to our other VACCA programs.

What you bring

You are an experienced child and family therapist, psychotherapist or clinician with strong trauma integrated clinical assessment and healing skills, you value self-determination, culture, connectedness and belonging as central to healing and your practice.

What we can offer you!!

We provide you with clinical supervision, mentoring, cultural guidance and opportunities for professional growth in a challenging and dynamic working environment.

  • 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.

For a confidential discussion about this role please contact our Clinical Team Leader Riwai Wilson 0439 527 037 or Manager Abigail Dent 0407 675 232.

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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