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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.

Koori Maternity Strategy Project Officer

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

The Koori Maternity Strategy (KMS) Project Officer works within a passionate team at VACCHO to support the Koori Maternity Services across Victoria.

Critical to this role is your ability to build and maintain relationships with your key stakeholders. You need to be able to talk to a range of different people from Midwives, Aboriginal Health Workers and funding bodies.

Your days can be varied. You could be travelling to visit our members, coordinating or running an event of forum or providing support in the office.

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

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

For queries about the position please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411.

Applications close on Thursday 20 July 2017. 

Senior Policy Officer - Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People’s Alliance 

VACCHO ALLIANCE

  • This is an identified position, open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants only
  • 12 months maximum tern with possibility to extend

Here's an opportunity for you to contribute to the development of local, regional, state-wide and national responses for the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and families in Victoria.

The Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People's Alliance (The Alliance) consists of 13 Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) involved in providing out of home care services for Koori kids. They aim to advocate for, and positively influence the future of, Aboriginal children and young people in Victoria. VACCHO is the auspice agency to the Alliance.

You may be wondering what the Senior Policy Officer does. Well some days you will be assisting in the development of documents like media releases and position papers, other days you will be meeting with a variety of people from VACCHO staff to Alliance members to staff of government departments.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about improving the lives of Aboriginal children and families in Victoria, who has good written and research skills and can build and maintain great relationships across a wide range of people.

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

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

For queries about the position please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411.

Applications close on Thursday 20 July 2017. 

 

Quality, Risk & Compliance Officer

  • Make Quality, Risk & Compliance FUN
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

Are you familiar with ISO9001 Standards?

Do the words quality, risk and compliance fill your heart with joy?

Do you want to guide an organisation through a "quality journey"?

We are looking for someone familiar with ISO9001 standards to coordinate our quality, risk and compliance activities.

You will have strong attention to detail, an understanding of quality, risk management and compliance and know what needs to be done to ensure these are met.

The other big part of this role is to support and build capacity of the rest of the organisation to do the things they need to do in this area.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Straight Islander people to apply.

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

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

For queries about the position please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411.

Applications close on Thursday 20 July 2017. 

 

Manager of the Office of the CEO

VACCHO EA 2017 

•Provide high level Executive & Administrative support to the Office of the CEO
• 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

We are looking for someone who can provide high level executive and administrative support to our CEO as well as providing secretarial support for our Board and Senior Leadership team.

This is not a job for the faint hearted and requires you to work autonomously as well as part of a team. You need to be a diplomat, scheduler, coordinator, project manager, mind-reader, two steps ahead, super organised, planner, flexible and strong communicator. We know that we are asking for a lot because this is an important role in our organisation and we need someone who can take this job and run with it.

We need someone who has demonstrated experience in an executive assistant or personal assistant role at the General Manager and/or CEO level as well as impeccable Microsoft Office suite, minute taking, planning and coordination skills.

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

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

For queries about the position please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411.

Applications close on Wednesday 12 July 2017.