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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 ACCOs 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, ACCOs 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.

 

 

Statewide Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Coordinator

An exciting new role supporting ten Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs). This role will lead the development and implementation to improve AOD services. This role will include assisting accreditation and growing the Aboriginal AOD workforce in their capacity and capability.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a demonstrated understanding and commitment Victorian Aboriginal AOD sector, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control.
  • Have experience work with Aboriginal organisations, communities, mainstream health organisations and individuals in culturally appropriate ways.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or more than two (2) years’ experience in a similar role working in primary health care.
  • Demonstrated understanding of ACCO service agreement accreditation requirements.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to make a difference and support VACCHO’s member to create positive change in their communities.

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

If this sounds like the job that suits your skills, experience and passion, please review a copy of the Position Description

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

Applications close on Sunday 5th of January 2020.

 

  

Cultural Safety Training Facilitator

We are looking for someone to facilitate external training within our Cultural Safety Training team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is dedicated to improving cultural awareness, promoting cultural respect, and has experience in training delivery, facilitating workshops or comfortable speaking to large groups of people.

Training workshops are delivered to a wide range of clients and groups including government, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and mainstream organisations and incorporates travel that will take you to all parts of Victoria!

The role sits within a fantastic, supportive team, who work collaboratively together to develop and deliver training, and have directly impact on improving cultural competency and awareness, and representing Victorian Aboriginal culture.

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

If this sounds like the job that suits your skills, experience and passion, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

Applications close Sunday 5th January, 2020.

 

 

Aboriginal Alcohol & Other Drugs Project Manager

This is an exciting project that will support the design and development of a future Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) program that focuses on improving outcomes underpinned by the principles of self-determination and community control.

What we are looking for is someone good organisational skills, can manage priorities, keep things on track, keep everyone informed along the way and when the going gets tough – finds a solution to any problem.

This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person identified position.

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please review a copy of the Position Description.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

 

 

We look forward to hearing from you!