Practice & Development Leader

Job No: 160890
Location: Bayswater

  • Join a dedicated not-for-profit organisation that is a leader in delivering specialist family violence services!
  • Receive an attractive remuneration at SCHADS Level 8 + superannuation and additional benefits!
  • Work for a supportive organisation that values its team and is committed to their wellbeing!

At Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS), we are the leading specialist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family violence service provider in the Eastern Metropolitan region of Melbourne.

Due to expansion in the organisation and internal promotions, we seek a dedicated and compassionate Practice & Development Leader to join our inclusive and supportive team in Bayswater, Victoria.

What's in it for you

In addition to joining a committed organisation, you will receive an attractive base remuneration at SCHADS Level 8 + super. You'll also receive exciting benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Salary sacrificing
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Work in a supportive, culturally safe and inclusive environment

What you'll be doing

You will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. Your role will be to lead and mentor the Practice and Development Team of 4-7 members, demonstrating expert leadership skills and knowledge. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

  • Setting and structuring work plans for your team.
  • Supervising the program co-ordinators.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders, including educational institutions, to further develop training, education and research opportunities.
  • Communicating with senior management.
  • Supervising the co-ordinator of the training and education team to meet deliverables.
  • Coordinate and lead the planning, review, and management of education and training programs within BWAHS.

You will be working as part of a supportive team that values collaboration and teamwork and will encourage you to pursue continued professional development. 

Please Note: This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

What you'll bring

To succeed in this role, you will need a relevant qualification in the delivery of therapeutic programs, cultural connection programs, or a Cert IV in Training & Assessing.

Additionally, you will require demonstrated practical experience working with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities in an education capacity or therapeutic co-ordination role. It is essential to understanding child-safe standards and the Children, Youth and Families Act 1995 (Vic) and their application in practice.

You will be culturally aware, highly focussed on communication and collaboration, and committed to BWAHS's vision, mission, values and principles.

You can view the position description here.

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