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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 Student Engagement Officer

This newly created position will work with partners to develop and implement strategies and drive change in Aboriginal community health services in Victoria. You will contribute to the increase in recruitment and retention of General Practitioners (GPs) in Victorian ACCOs, and make a difference on the frontline.

You will know the health system and have experience working with GPs, which will allow you to identify and analyse problems, and provide solutions and recommendations. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to create positive impact and contribute to the sustainability of Aboriginal medical services right across Victoria.

To be successful in this role you will need:

* Excellent understanding of Aboriginal health, primary health and/or community health care sectors

* Strong project management and report writing skills

* Demonstrated experience with stakeholder management

* Travel will be required

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to make a difference and support VACCHO’s members to create positive change in their communities.

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.

Applications close Friday 22 February, 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.

Applications close Friday 22 February, 2019.

 

Program Coordinator Social Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Education Programs

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.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic person to lead and coordinate the delivery of SEWB, AOD, Community Services, and Individual Support qualifications at our organisation.

You will need:

  • Minimum of Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE16)
  • Qualifications in any of the following related fields - alcohol and other drugs, aged care, disability, home and community, counselling and community services; to a minimum AQF level V
  • Clinical experience or practice in Aboriginal health or non-Aboriginal health, acute, primary or community health settings

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone passionate about health to educate next generations of practitioners and assist in improving community health.

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 22 February, 2019.

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 22 February, 2019.

 

Aboriginal Alcohol & Other Drugs Project Officer

VACCHO is the peak representative for the health and well being of Aboriginal people 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.

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.

You don’t necessarily have to have worked in the AOD space before, however it would be desirable.

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 22 February, 2019.