Aboriginal Practice Leader (Frankston)

Location : Australia, Melbourne, Victoria (Frankston)

Organisation : Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) via BigSplash

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $85,000-$90,000

Application Closing Date : 29-04-2018

About the Role

  • Position: Full time position
  • Location: Frankston
  • Salary: $85,000-$90,000


The Aboriginal Practice Leader is a newly established practice leadership position in each Hub.

The Aboriginal Practice Leader will work in close partnership with the Hub Manager, Practice Leaders, the Aboriginal Hub Practitioner, the Service System Navigator and Team Leaders to lead high quality, culturally safe and effective responses to Aboriginal people seeking support and safety through the Hubs. Additionally, the Aboriginal Practice Leader will work to build and maintain effective partnerships with Aboriginal services and communities within the Hub Network to support choice for Aboriginal people.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Strong contemporary knowledge of Aboriginal culture, aspirations and self-determination
  • Expert knowledge and practice leadership roles within Aboriginal services
  • Professional practice experience in family violence services, child and family services and or broader social services sector is essential
  • An ability to work effectively with Aboriginal organisations, government departments and community service organisations
  • Works collaboratively to drive cultural change


This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander designated position, classified under Section 12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. This employment opportunity is only available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) via BigSplash

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) operates within the context that Aboriginal children continue to be significantly over-represented in the protection and care system within Victoria. VACCA considers that it has the responsibility and the opportunity to promote, advocate for and achieve positive changes in the lives of Aboriginal children, their families and the broader Aboriginal community.

If you like to be part of an Organization that strives in strengthening the safety and wellbeing and cultural connectedness of Aboriginal children, individuals and families in their community, we want to hear from you

Apply for this Job

Application deadline is Sunday 29 April,2018
For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Liz Abdilla on 9287 8838.
For a copy of the position description and to apply for this position, please visit http://vacca.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies/

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position

  • A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications

  • Written responses to the key selection criteria


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply

Please quote in application: Aboriginal Practice Leader (Frankston) via Pro Bono Australia.


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