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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. 

 

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!

Applications close Friday 29 March, 2019.

Quality Risk Compliance Officer

This position will provide administrative support to the Quality, Risk and Compliance Manager to ensure all records are maintained in accordance with VACCHO's policies and ISO9001:2015 standards. This is 6-month full time, fixed-term position.

We are looking someone hardworking with a good understanding of Quality Accreditation Frameworks, Quality Systems and CQI systems.

You will need:

  • Demonstrated administration skills and experience in a project support role
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining documents in LOGIC QC documentation manage system, or similar
  • Highly developed written communication skills, with proven ability to prepare a range of documents including reports, and general correspondence

This is a great role if you are looking to take the next steps in your administration career and interested in quality.

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 Friday 12 April, 2019.

 

Aboriginal Life! Project Officer

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

This newly created role will be involved in consultation and development of a new approach and program model for the prevention of chronic disease, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease for Aboriginal Victorians.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Proven leadership in public health, nutrition, physical activity and/or health promotion
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control and self-determination
  • Strong project management skills and ability to recommend culturally appropriate solutions to problems arising

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a project that will impact the next steps in Aboriginal health.

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 Friday 5 April, 2019.

 

Public Health Nutritionist

We are looking for a Nutritionist/ Dietitian who is passionate about health promotion and improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  The role will work collaboratively as part of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to increase the capacity of VACCHO and VACCHO member organisation in relation to nutrition and physical activity approaches to health promotion and primary health care.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have qualifications as a Nutritionist/Dietitian
  • Previous experience in capacity building including the development, implementation and delivering of health promotion activities
  • Ability to think outside the box to deliver innovative health information resources and campaigns

If you meet the above requirements and would like to help improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in regards to health promotion and and health care, we’d love to hear from you!

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 Friday 5 April, 2019.

 

Trainer - Community Services Programs

We are looking for someone to deliver training and assess competency in Community Services qualifications from AQF level III to Diploma with an emphasis on the counselling practice, family services and/or AOD streams.  The role also encompasses the development and delivery of non-accredited short courses in a range of subject areas related to community services disciplines.

You will need:

  • Minimum diploma level qualification in Community Services, Behavioral Sciences, Social Work or Psychology
  • Minimum of TAE40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment  (although we can assist in obtaining this for the right candidate)
  • Experience working in Aboriginal Health focusing on case management and community support programs

If you have experience delivering training and passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, we’d love to hear from you!

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 Friday 5 April, 2019.

 

Trainer - Business Services

The primary purpose of this position is the delivery of business management and business administration training programs and the accredited training and assessment activities associated with those programs.

You will need:

  • Minimum diploma level qualification in Community Services, Behavioral Sciences, Social Work or Psychology
  • Experience as a business services and management educator
  • A qualification in Management (minimum Diploma level) and/or extensive experience in a management role
  • Previous experience working in a vocational training role delivering accredited qualifications and/or units of competency
  • Travel will be required

If you have experience delivering training and passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, we’d love to hear from you!

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 Friday 5 April, 2019.

 

Trainer - Aboriginal Primary Healthcare Practice

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

We are looking for someone to deliver training and assess competency against the Aboriginal Health Care qualifications from AQF level II to Diploma. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone passionate about health and wanting to educate the next the generation of practitioners to assist in improving community health, well-being and contributing to the promotion of healthier lifestyles.

You will need:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (although we can assist in obtaining this for the right candidate)
  • Qualifications in health or primary health care related fields to a minimum of ACF level IV
  • Clinical experience or practice in Aboriginal health, acute, primary or community health settings
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Aboriginal Healthcare Practitioner.

This is a pivotal role in improving and contributing to community health, well being and the promotion of healthier lifestyles.

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 Friday 5 April, 2019.

 

VET Compliance Coordinator

Our Education and Training Unit (ETU) is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and VACCHO strives to operate as a dynamic and responsive provider of vocational education and training to the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector.

The position of VET Compliance Coordinator will undertake a range of activities to build and maintain best practice training principles across the business unit.

We are looking for a leader, who has thorough knowledge of up to date training principles, and is passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

You will need:

  • Experience in a VET or education environment, ideally with a focus of Indigenous education
  • Minimum of Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE) or the ability to successfully gain a TAE qualification
  • Qualifications in Business and experience in internal auditing

If you have experience delivering training and passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, we’d love to hear from you!

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.

 

Senior Educator

We are looking for a multi-skilled individual to will work with a dynamic team to coordinate the delivery of business management and other related courses within our training unit, and the ability to deliver training and effectively engage students.

You will need:

  • Minimum of TAE40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience as a business services and management educator
  • A qualification in management (minimum of Diploma level) and/or extensive experience in a management role.
  • Experience in the coordination and facilitation of high quality learning and skill development

If you have experience delivering training and passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, we’d love to hear from you!

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.

Applications close Friday 29 March, 2019.

 

Senior Policy Officer - Aged Care

The role of Senior Policy Officer for the National Advisory Group for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Aged Care (NAGATSIAC) plays a key part in the development and implementation of initiatives and policy addressing aged care access and outcomes for Aboriginal communities. This is an opportunity to influence program and system reform, by facilitating NAGATSIAC to providing strategic advice to Government.

Within the position, you will develop briefings, papers and reports, and foster positive relationships with key stakeholders to advocate for NAGATSIAC goals and strategic priorities. This is an influential position, in which real policy and system change can be actioned, creating a measurable impact on wellbeing across Aboriginal groups.

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.

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

If you would further information on this role please contact our HR team on 9411 9411.

Applications close Friday 24th April, 2019.