Team Leader- Family Services

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

Location : Melbourne (Frankston)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Management, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Development, Indigenous

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 16 Sep, 2018

About the Role

  • Full Time
  • Frankston
  • $78,000 to $81,000

The Opportunity

This position is responsible for the management and effective delivery of family services and the Aboriginal Liaison service across the Southern Metropolitan region. The role will work closely with the Southern VACCA, Senior Programs Manager in liaising with the Dept of Health and Human Services to maintain positive relationships and ensure intake, referrals, case management and reporting responsibilities and any other compliance requirements are met.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • A sound knowledge and understanding of Victorian Aboriginal history and the impact this has had upon Aboriginal families
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of issues, policies, legislation and practices in relation to family services
  • A sound understanding of the principles and practice of case management, child development and risk assessment.
  • A demonstrated ability to mentor staff by providing them with relevant information, support, and feedback about their work,
  • A demonstrated capacity to provide leadership and work as part of a team

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.

Apply for this Job

Application deadline is Sunday, 16 September 2018

For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Bavi Rai at (03) 9287 8835

For a copy of the position description and to apply for this position, click here & enter ref code: 4262369

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: Team Leader- Family Services via Pro Bono Australia.


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