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Family Violence Lead Practitioner

Location : Australia, Melbourne, Victoria

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

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 17-07-2018

About the Role

  • Great Salary Packaging
  • Salary Sacrifice plus
  • Great team to work with

 

We have an exciting new role that has come through for a Family Violence Lead Practitioner !!

About the role

This senior role is responsible for leading clinical supervision and clinical management of family violence teams across VACCA; representing VACCA at external relevant family violence forums, overseeing quality assurance of VACCA’s current and future family violence programs, and championing a centralised body of best practice for family violence programs across VACCA.

VACCA’s Practice Leadership Group is responsible for designing quality, innovative and culturally responsive programs and policy to meet the needs of vulnerable Aboriginal children and families; quality assurance; training and research. VACCA is rapidly expanding into the Family Violence sector, and continuing growth opportunities to be championed are anticipated.

To be successful in your application the following is required –

 

Key Selection Criteria

a. A tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, family therapy or a related discipline

b. Demonstrated capacity to lead, develop and manage the clinical component of the family violence programs through ongoing provision of training, clinical supervision, coaching and support of staff.

c. A proven ability to develop, manage and lead a team in quality practice

d. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal culture and value and the importance of identity, and cultural connections in the healing process for Aboriginal children and families.

e. Demonstrated experience in successfully delivery a range of appropriate therapeutic healing interventions to Aboriginal women, men, children and families

f. Substantial and relevant experience working across Child and Family Welfare Services and the Aboriginal sector.

g. Demonstrated ability and experience in team management, inspirational leadership and the capacity to lead and develop new initiatives.

About the Organisation

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

The 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.

Apply for this Job

Applications deadline is 17th July, 2018 (However we are interviewing immediately for this role )


For a copy of the position description or more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Elizabeth Abdilla on (03) 9287-8838


Applications should include:



  • A cover letter

  • A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications relevant to this role

  • Written responses to the key selection criteria, including short examples demonstrating your proficiency for each criteria

  • Names and contact details for three professional referees


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply


Please quote in application: Family Violence Lead Practitioner via Pro Bono Australia.


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