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2014

Manager RTO Operations

VACCHO is the peak body for Aboriginal health in Victoria and champions community control and health equality for Aboriginal communities. We are a centre of expertise, policy advice, training, innovation and leadership in Aboriginal health. VACCHO advocates for the health equality and optimum health of all Aboriginal people in Victoria.

VACCHO was established in 1996 and represents 27 Members. VACCHO is accountable to the Aboriginal community through our Membership. The majority of ACCHOs are multi-functional services with health as a key component of their role, although some solely specialise in health service delivery. By joining together under VACCHO’s umbrella, ACCHOs gain strength, share knowledge and speak with a united voice.

VACCHO’s primary principles of operation are community control and self-determination of health service provision to Aboriginal people in Victoria.

The Education and Training Unit is a registered training organisation and plays a key role in achieving the short and long-term goals of the VACCHO membership and the development of a highly skilled Aboriginal Health Workforce and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Victoria.

Reporting to the Director ETU, the major focus of this position is to provide support to the Director: Education and Training and to ensure the efficient and effective daily operations of the unit as well as implementing additional initiatives and strategies as identified from time to time.  The role provides operational leadership to a diverse team of staff ranging from Administration officers to educators and trainers. The role may also include programme coordination and training delivery.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that systems and processes meet compliance, regulatory and funding requirements, including:
  1. Coordination of Traineeships
  2. Practical placement agreements established and monitored;
  3. Assisting in maintaining ASQA compliance and registration

Overseeing the development of training delivery in regional centres, ensuring that the  integration of administrative systems and processes  is carried out to minimise risk

To be successful in securing this position, candidates will possess the relevant skills and experience as outlined in the position description. In particular, a demonstrated understanding and commitment to Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control.  Applicants should have knowledge and experience of the Australian Vocational Education and Training system, registration and funding body requirements as well as quality assurance and compliance processes.

Applicants will have experience in a training or training coordinator’s role within a private or public training organisation and in the coordination and facilitation of high quality learning and skills development programs. Experience in high level administrative and ICT skills to prepare reports, submissions and general correspondence including translation and analysis of raw data is also required

The position requires desirably a Certificate IV in Training and assessment or equivalent, plus a degree or similar in systems management or another field

A current driver’s licence is required for travel within Victoria.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a National Police Check

This is a full time position commencing with a 6 months qualifying period with a further 6 months on successful completion of the qualifying period. Part time may be possible  Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. If applying outside the SEEK environment please send applications to hr@vaccho.com.au

Applicants should address the key selection criteria in their applications. Queries about the position can be directed to Carol Williams on 9411 9411.

Closing date: COB 28 April 2015

To apply, download the Position Description  click on this lick here

 

Senior Clinical Educator

VACCHO is the peak body for Aboriginal health in Victoria and champions community control and health equality for Aboriginal communities. We are a centre of expertise, policy advice, training, innovation and leadership in Aboriginal health. VACCHO advocates for the health equality and optimum health of all Aboriginal people in Victoria.

VACCHO was established in 1996 and represents 27 Members. VACCHO is accountable to the Aboriginal community through our Membership. The majority of ACCHOs are multi-functional services with health as a key component of their role, although some solely specialise in health service delivery. By joining together under VACCHO’s umbrella, ACCHOs gain strength, share knowledge and speak with a united voice.

VACCHO’s primary principles of operation are community control and self-determination of health service provision to Aboriginal people in Victoria.

The Education and Training Unit is a registered training organisation and plays a key role in achieving the short and long-term goals of the VACCHO membership and the development of a highly skilled Aboriginal Health Workforce and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Victoria.

Reporting to the Manager and Director ETU, the major focus of this position is the coordination and delivery of Aboriginal Health Worker qualifications from AQF level III to V with an emphasis on Clinical Practice.  The role is required to provide clinical and educational leadership, as well as giving direction and support to other clinical trainers and educators.  Other activities may include coordination and delivery of other programs and or other training related projects within the Education and Training Unit.

This can include:

  • Designing, developing , and implementing  training and assessment strategies to suit the needs of students and employers
  • Coordinating and delivering training workshops, incorporating simulated learning, on and off-the-job assessments and appropriate on-the-job activities

Other duties include assisting with the professional development of other trainers and facilitators and working as part of a broader educational team that may include health workers and health professionals

To be successful in securing this position, candidates will possess the relevant skills and experience as outlined in the position description. In particular, a demonstrated understanding and commitment to Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control.  Applicants should have knowledge and experience of the Vocational Education and Training system, The Australian Skills and Qualifications Authority standards and the Australian Qualifications Framework.

 Applicants will have experience as a clinical trainer/educator and in the coordination and facilitation of high quality learning and skills development programs

The position requires, as a minimum, Certificate IV in Training and assessment or equivalent plus a Qualification in health, or primary care, to a minimum of AQF level V. It also requires clinical experience in mainstream, acute, primary or community health settings, and a higher qualification would be looked on favourably

A current driver’s licence is required for travel within Victoria.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a National Police Check

This is a full time position commencing with a 6 months qualifying period with a further 6 months on successful completion of the qualifying period. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

 Applicants should address the key selection criteria in their applications.

Queries about the position can be directed to Carol Williams or Bruce Henderson on 9411 9411.

Closing date: COB 17 December 2014

To apply, download the Position Description here

Senior Policy Officer

  • Collingwood Location
  • Need experience in developing policies and submissions
  • Attractive salary packaging options available
  • Full time 12  month position available from November 2014

VACCHO is the peak body for Aboriginal health in Victoria and champions community control and health equality for Aboriginal communities. We are a centre of expertise, policy advice, training, innovation and leadership in Aboriginal health. VACCHO advocates for the health equality and optimum health of all Aboriginal people in Victoria.

VACCHO was established in 1996 and represents 27 Members. VACCHO is accountable to the Aboriginal community through our Membership. The majority of ACCHOs are multi-functional services with health as a key component of their role, although some solely specialise in health service delivery. By joining together under VACCHO’s umbrella, ACCHOs gain strength, share knowledge and speak with a united voice.

Reporting to the Corporate Services Director, this position will work as part of a policy team working on developing health strategies and policy and funding submissions, as well as providing support to a wide range of stakeholders.

Suitable candidates will possess a demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to Aboriginal culture, the concept and practice of Aboriginal community control and Aboriginal health. 

The person will have extensive experience in report writing and research preferably in a health or community setting.   Extensive project management and advocacy support will be important.  A high level of focus, initiative and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and solve problems, along with good written and verbal communication skills and ability to liaise with a broad range of people is required.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

For queries about the position please contact: Louise Carey, Director CSU  03 9411 9411 or via email

Applications close on 14 November 2014

To apply, download the Position Description here