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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. 

 

Finance Accountant

VACCHO is looking for a Finance Accountant to join the Business Services Unit. This position sits in the Finance team and is responsible for the preparation and efficient processing of financial information, payroll and related business activities within VACCHO and its Members.

To be successful in the role you will need:

  • CA, CPA or CIMA qualified.
  • Solution oriented problem-solver
  • Experience with Microsoft suite, preferably Microsoft Dynamics-Navision

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 10 May, 2019.

 

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 10 May, 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 10 May, 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 10 May, 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 10 May, 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 10 May, 2019.

  

Palliative Care, Senior Project Officer

This key role will be involved in consultation and development of an enhanced approach to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Victoria can access culturally safe palliative care services in the setting of their choice.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Previous experience in creating change and ensuring culturally safe access and treatment for Aboriginal people in Victoria
  • Strong project management and reporting skills
  • Understanding & knowledge of the health sector, particularly as it impacts on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Background as Aboriginal Health Liaison Officers, those experienced community health sector, nursing background, community-based engagement projects This is an

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 Wednesday 5 June, 2019.