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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.

Reception & Administration Officer

  • First job opportunity 
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person identified position
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

Are you looking for your first office job?

Do you have a 'can do' attitude?

Are you willing to learn, grow and get involved?

VACCHO is looking for someone to come on board and learn all the areas of Reception and Administration. No qualification is required as we will provide hands on learning as well as giving you the opportunity to complete your Certificate III in Business here at VACCHO.

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

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

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

Applications close on Friday 19 May 2017.

  

State-wide Tobacco Coordinator - re-advertised

  • 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 19 May 2017.

 

Tackling Indigenous Smoking Coordinator - re-advertised

  • 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 19 May 2017.

 

Practice Support Officer

  • Help build our Members’ clinical practice and capacity

  • Use practice data to inform decisions and drive health care improvements

  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

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

Have you provided support to or worked in general practice?

Would you like an opportunity to utilize your knowledge and skills to support our Members improve their clinical systems and practice and improve health planning and evaluation?

We are looking for someone who can support our Members to better understand their clinical data and then translate that into quality improvement projects.

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to:

  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Be an innovative problem solver
  • Work with our Members in a culturally appropriate way

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 Thursday 13 April 2017.