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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.

Family Violence Program Coordinator

  • Drive VACCHOs response to Family Violence reforms
  • Newly created position
  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

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

With the recommendations from the Royal commission into Family Violence and the current reforms being introduced VACCHO is wanting to ensure that the voice of its members is being heard. To do this we are looking for someone to coordinate the information and advocacy in regards to family violence reform both internally and externally. This role will represent VACCHO and its members at a range of high level meetings.

We are looking for someone who has developed and implemented policy initiatives, is great at building positive relationships with stakeholders, has a gift for writing briefings, position papers etc, can think analytically as well as conceptually and is an innovative problem solver.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description to Human Resources.

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

Applications close on Friday 17th March 2017.

Social, Emotional and Wellbeing (SEWB) Project Officer

  • Work with the workforce that supports Aboriginal Communities
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

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

The SEWB Project Officer works within a dynamic team at VACCHO to provide support and guidance to a passionate, hard working and self-driven team of workers across our membership.

No two days are the same but on any given day you could be attending meetings with key stakeholders including State and Federal government departments, undertaking training needs analysis with a member, coordinating a state wide forum or developing and contributing to strategy initiatives.

The person we are looking for is a great team player, someone who can work with a range of people, someone who is resilient, has strong written and verbal communication skills but most importantly someone who has worked with or has the ability to learn to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description to Human Resources.

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

Victorian Aboriginal Palliative Care Project Officer

  • Promote quality of life
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person identified position
  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

Assist with a range of activities promoting quality of life within palliative care within Aboriginal communities and helping to build relationships between Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and palliative care services.

We know the subject matter can be difficult for some but we also know that this is an important topic for our community and we need someone to take the project lead and bring strength and commitment to the role.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description to Human Resources.

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

Applications close on Friday 10th March 2017.

VET Compliance Officer

  • Work in a unique environment
  • Newly created internal position
  • Part-time up to 0.8 FTE with flexibility of hours

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

This position undertakes a range of review, monitoring and updating activities that contribute to the overall quality, improvement and compliance of our RTO.

We are looking for someone who has previously worked within the VET sector in a similar role who has a passion for making sure all the boxes are correct and ticked.

As this is a newly created position you will have the opportunity to bring your flair for order to this role.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description to Human Resources.

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

Applications close on Friday 10th March 2017.

Administration and Customer Service

  • Drive the marketing for Cultural Safety training programs 
  • Co-ordinate short courses
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

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

We are looking for someone to coordinate the administration and customer service for the delivery of Cultural Safety short courses.

This is a multi-tasking role between customer service and administration and no two days will look the same. You will be supported within a team to develop an understanding of the training but this is not a job for someone who wants to be told what to do. This is a job for someone who has energy, enthusiasm, initiative and can build great relationships with people.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description to Human Resources.

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

Applications close on Wednesday 8th March 2017.

State-wide Tobacco Coordinator

  • Culturally driven innovative programs 
  • Be part of the solution
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

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

We are looking for someone to drive community lead, culturally driven innovative health programs that support Victorian Aboriginal communities to reduce smoking rates.

Your days will be varied, you may be having meetings with government departments, you might be writing a report, you may be undertaking research into harm reduction models and strategies, you could be coordinating workshops or you may be on the road working directly with our Member organisations.

Experience working with Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways is essential.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description to Human Resources.

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

Applications close on Friday 24th February 2017.

 

Tackling Indigenous Smoking Coordinator

  • Take this successful program to the next level
  • Contribute to reducing the rate of smoking with the Western Region of Victoria
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

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

This role co-ordinates a Western District group to deliver the Tackling Indigenous Smoking workplan. The good news for you is that the project is already successful and kicking goals. What we need you to do is to continue this success and take it to the next level.

We are looking for someone who has strong project management skills, including managing of budgets and acquittals, excellent relationship building and passionate about reducing smoking within the Victorian Aboriginal community.

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, then you can download the Position Description.

To apply please provide a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description to Human Resources.

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

Applications close on Friday 24th February 2017.