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Team Leader - Kinship Care


Reference: 4767254

  • Location- Morwell
  • Full time
  • Salary - $83,239-$86,920

The Opportunity:

You will be resposnible to provide leadership to the Gippsland Aboriginal Kinship Care team located at the Morwell office

The Aboriginal Kinship Care Program provides:

  • Information and Advice Service which provides information to Kinship Care carers and takes any inquiries about kinship care
  • Case support and case management to Aboriginal children and carers involved in statutory kinship care placements

About Us

The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organization of its kind in Australia. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organization 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.

To be considered for this role you must demonstrate:

  • Awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal communities and culture and an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal people in contemporary Australia
  • An ability to work in a culturally respectful and competent manner with young people, their families and communities to ensure that cultural connections are fostered and maintained
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of issues, policies, legislation and practices in relation to child and family welfare and in particular, children in kinship care
  • A demonstrated ability to mentor staff by providing them with relevant information, support, feedback about their work, and opportunities for professional development.A demonstrated capacity to work as part of a team as well as providing leadership to a team and capacity to allocate tasks
  • Strong computer skills with ability to learn the CRIS and CRISSP client data systems

How to apply

For more information regarding your exciting future with VACCA, please contact Joshua Doble, Recruitment Advisor on 9287 8892. For a copy of the position description and to apply for this position, visit: & enter ref code: 4767254.

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

Applications Close: 04 Aug 2019