Team Leader- Family Services

Job No: VAC1003
Location: Frankston

  • Leadership opportunity to lead the Family Services Team based at Frankston Office.
  • Salary from $96,964 to $101,249, plus super- based on qualifications and experience.
  • Additional Salary Packaging options available up to $15,900
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment, with a positive workplace culture and highly capable team!


About the role

The Team leader forms part of a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified and experienced staff from a range of professional backgrounds. The principle role of the Team leader is to oversee the day to day management of Family Services and to guide, coach, supervise and support case managers in the delivery of the services. The Team Leader will facilitate case managers to empower families to share their story their way through the implementation of culturally appropriate and trauma informed engagement, information gathering and planning processes. Team leaders ensure that case managers actively involve families in decision making at each phase towards self-determination and ensure that Case Managers provide casework, group work and service coordination facilitating access families to programs, services and activities which connect, protect and heal.

The Organisation

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is the largest organisation of its kind in Australia, employing more than 600 employees and delivering more than 70 programs across Victoria. VACCA is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation 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.

About You

  • The successful applicant will be required to hold a tertiary qualification in social work, youth work, psychology or a related discipline and have at least three years’ experience in the child and family services system.
  • Experience working with children involved in the child protection system.
  • A demonstrated ability to manage, supervise and support staff in relation to organisational change.
  • Work experience in a relevant field that supports an understanding of child development
  • Requirement: Current COVID-19 vaccination (including booster dose, as applicable), a Working with Children’s Check for a paid employee (or willingness to obtain) and a valid Victorian Drivers Licence

What we can offer you!!

  • The opportunity to work in a successful established program, with an organisation that wants to innovate\
  • An attractive remuneration package, complete with Salary Sacrifice benefits
  • A supportive, inclusive and warm team culture
  • Develop and build the service that would make YOU want to come to work everyday!
  • Great learning and development options and REAL career progression opportunities
  • The opportunity to be immersed in and learn from the strength and warmth of Aboriginal Culture


     We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply


If this sounds like the opportunity for you, then please don't delay! Click APPLY now and start your professional journey with VACCA. All candidates will need to attach an updated resume ,a cover letter and addressed key selection criteria, which can be found on the position description. 


Application closes by September 30, 2022


We are committed to Aboriginal self-determination and supporting strong, safe, thriving Aboriginal communities and aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity, honouring all cultural backgrounds, abilities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities and spiritual beliefs.

VACCA is a child-safe organisation and is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people with zero tolerance for child abuse. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement of employment and periodically following commencement.

VACCA is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke-free workplace policy

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