Employment Opportunities

To be eligible for an Interview Applicants MUST address the Key Selection Criteria


Practice Leader – ACAC
  • Base/Location:Family Services Unit 34 Annesley St, Echuca
  • Reports To:Program Manager of ACAC and Kinship
  • Hours:Full-time (37.5 hours week)
  • Award:SCHADS Award - Level 6
  • Position Scope:

    Njernda is the Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) in the Loddon area with the cultural responsibility and authority for Yorta Yorta children and young people within our legal boundary.
    The Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care (ACAC) program operates under Section 18 of the Children Youth and Families Act 2005 giving the Aboriginal Organisation control of Child Protection Orders for specific children.
    Practice is guided by the Child Youth and Families Act of 2005 and the Best Interest Case Principles and Aboriginal Placement principles.

    The Team Leader will be part of a team involved in the challenging role of:
    • Being a part of ground-breaking work in supporting Aboriginal Children and their families
    • Creatively work to find solutions for children and their families
    • Access to quality training in line with Victoria’s Child Protection workforce
    • Unique experience of statutory work within an Aboriginal context
    • Work in a supportive and friendly team environment

    A goal of the Njernda Aboriginal Corporation is to be a leader in the care and protection of children and young people and in working with families and communities to build capacity, resilience and independence.

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Team Leader – ACAC
  • Base/Location:Family Services Unit 34 Annesley St, Echuca
  • Reports To:Program Manager of ACAC and Kinship
  • Hours:Full-time (37.5 hours week)
  • Award:SCHADS Award - Level 5
  • Position Scope:

    Njernda is the Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) in the Loddon area with the cultural responsibility and authority for Yorta Yorta children and young people within our legal boundary.
    The Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care (ACAC) program operates under Section 18 of the Children Youth and Families Act 2005 giving the Aboriginal Organisation control of Child Protection Orders for specific children.
    Practice is guided by the Child Youth and Families Act of 2005 and the Best Interest Case Principles and Aboriginal Placement principles.

    The Team Leader will be part of a team involved in the challenging role of:
    • Being a part of ground-breaking work in supporting Aboriginal Children and their families
    • Creatively work to find solutions for children and their families
    • Access to quality training in line with Victoria’s Child Protection workforce
    • Unique experience of statutory work within an Aboriginal context
    • Work in a supportive and friendly team environment

    A goal of the Njernda Aboriginal Corporation is to be a leader in the care and protection of children and young people and in working with families and communities to build capacity, resilience and independence.

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Keeping Children Safe in Culture Worker
  • Base/Location:Family Services Unit 34 Annesley St, Echuca
  • Reports To:Family Services Manager
  • Hours:Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Award:SCHADS Level 2 - commensurate with qualifications and/or experience
  • Position Scope:

    The Family Services Unit helps strengthen families to control their own destinies.
    Staff of the Family Services Unit will work together to develop a range of programs and services for families.

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