Reception - Administration Officer

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA)

Melton, VIC

Posted 4/17/2021

Full Job Description
Position: Full time, Ongoing Position
Salary : $45,000-$55,000 plus super, (based on skills & experience)
Location : Melton

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

About the role

This role requires the Administration Officer to coordinate the administrative functions for the day to day operations of the office and to support to programs.

About You

Demonstrated awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal societies and cultures, and commitment to continually build knowledge of such, along with a high level of awareness of the key issues which impact upon Aboriginal communities

Demonstrated experience in working and engaging with Aboriginal families and children/ Demonstrated experience in child and family sector

A proven ability to perform general administration work - eg answering telephones, typing, filing, photocopying, minute taking & financial management etc.

Good computer skills, including a working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook and an ability to enter data into client information systems.

Experience in the storage, handling and security of confidential written material.

What we can offer you!!

Professional support and training via in-house learning and development training modules
Attractive salary packaging to increase your take home pay
Great career development opportunities.
Access to Employee support and wellbeing program(s)
Opportunity to work and build connection with the Aboriginal Community and culture

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people to apply

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and current resume.

We encourage applicants to view the Position Description prior to applying. Please click here to view the Position Description

Application closes by May 07, 2021

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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