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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. 

 

Diversity and Inclusivity LGBTQIA+ Program Coordinator

We are looking for someone to join VACCHO, and lead the way in implementing positive and effective change for the LGBTQIA+ community in program delivery.

The Coordinator will ensure programs and initiatives address diversity and inclusivity of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander LGBTQIA+ people across all sectors, and the community as a whole

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and connection to LGBTQIA+ community
  • Strong project management skills and adaptability to project changes

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 Monday 21st October 2019

 

Student Administration Officer

The position will working closely with VACCHO's RTO providing a broad range of administration functions related to the provision of student support services including manual and electronic record keeping.

To be Successful in this role you will:

  • Qualifications in office administration, information technology and/or previous experience in education or health related sectors, 
  • Previous experience in managing records, coordinating travel and accommodation requirements, meetings, catering and preparing a range of documents including brochures, newsletters and general correspondence
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and database packages
  • Demonstrated ability to process high volumes of information with good attention to details and a high levels of accuracy

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 25th October 2019

 

Human Resources Administrator

This newly created role will provide administration support to VACCHO’s Human Resources Team whilst undertaking a Certificate 4 in Human Resources and completing other relevant training with the view to taking a more senior Human Resources role within VACCHO.

To be Successful in this role you will:

  • Experience in Human Resources of Business Administration role
  • Demonstrated ability to process high volumes of information with good attention to details and a high levels of accuracy
  • Demonstrated capacity and willingness to undertake relevant Human Resources qualifications and training
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage sensitive information, maintain confidentiality and impartial at all times

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 Friday 18th October 2019

 

Senior Data Analyst

This role will lead VACCHO data analytics and the visualisaton of data from 30 Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and Government across a variety of sectors including health, social and emotional wellbeing, child protection and justice.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 2-3 years experience as a data analyst or business analyst
  • proven experience in working with Power Bi and SQL database management systems
  • demonstrate ability to engage with a range of stakeholders
  • experience working with medical or community services data

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 18th October 2019

 

Project Lead - Statewide Aboriginal Cancer Screening

This newly created position is to design and lead the consultation and development of a redesigned cancer screening framework across breast, bowel and cervical screening programs for Aboriginal people in Victoria.  The role will build capacity of VACCHO, VACCHO member organisations and partner organisations to improve sustainability and improve outcomes for Aboriginal people in Victoria

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Proven experience in delivery of health education and/or health promotion programs for Aboriginal people
  • Strong project management and reporting skills
  • Understanding & knowledge of the health sector in relation to cancer and the impacts on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Previous experience in creating change and ensuring culturally safe access and treatment for Aboriginal people in Victoria
  • Qualifications in public health, health project management or similar

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 18th October 2019

 

Senior Policy Officer - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join the VACCHO Policy team to progress Aboriginal Aged Care, and develop local, regional, and state-wide strategies.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 2-3 years minimum experience in a social and/or public policy role
  • comprehensive project management and collaborative consultation skills
  • Proven ability to identify and analyse problems, establish appropriate solutions and recommendations using analytical and conceptual skills

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 18th October 2019

 

Aboriginal Healthcare Practice Trainer

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 generation of practitioners to assist in improving community health, well-being and contributing to the promotion of healthier lifestyles.

To be successful in this role 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 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 13 September, 2019.

 

Executive Director - Research and Policy

VACCHO is currently recruiting for Executive Director - Research, Evaluation and Strategic Policy position.

This newly formed role will form a highly motivated Executive team of VACCHO, and will provide leadership and advice on high level strategic issues to the COO, CEO and Board, and by a key player in implementing strategies to achieve the goals in our Strategic Plan. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join VACCHO and lead the way in advancing self-determination for Aboriginal people in Victoria.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please click on the link below 

Executive Director - Research, Evaluation & Strategic Policy

 

Executive Director - Population Health and Sector Development

VACCHO is currently recruiting for Executive Director - Member, Organisation and Community Services position.

This newly formed role will form a highly motivated Executive team of VACCHO, and will provide leadership and advice on high level strategic issues to the COO, CEO and Board, and be a key player in implementing strategies to achieve the goals in our Strategic Plan. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join VACCHO and lead the way in advancing self-determination for Aboriginal people in Victoria.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please click on the link below

Executive Director- Population Health and Sector Development

 

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!

 

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.

We look forward to hearing from you!