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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. 

 

Social & Emotional Wellbeing - Senior Project Officer

We are looking for a Social & Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Project Officer to work 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.

This role will work closely with Aboriginal workforces within Victoria to enhance their professional development. This will include engaging with State and Federal government departments and other key stakeholders, assisting with training needs analysis with SEWB workers, and coordinating a statewide forum.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • excellent communication and engagement skills
  • experience, or ability to learn to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities in culturally appropriate ways
  • Victorian Drivers licence and preparedness to travel.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a pivotal team at an exciting time for the organisation.

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 9th October 2019

Social & Emotional Wellbeing - Project Officer

We are looking for a Social & Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Project Officer to work 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.

This role will work closely with Aboriginal workforces within Victoria to enhance their professional development. This will include engaging with State and Federal government departments and other key stakeholders, assisting with training needs analysis with SEWB workers, and coordinating a statewide forum

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • excellent communication and engagement skills
  • experience, or ability to learn to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities in culturally appropriate ways
  • Victorian Drivers licence and preparedness to travel.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a pivotal team at an exciting time for the organisation.

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 9th October 2019

 

Koori Maternity Strategy - Senior Project Officer

This position works within a passionate team at VACCHO to support the Koori Maternity Services (KMS) across Victoria. The Senior Project Officer will support the KMS with site visits, identifying professional development opportunities, and developing resources and assisting with advocacy.

Critical to this role is your ability to build and maintain effective, strategic relationships with your key stakeholders. You need to be able to talk to a range of different people from Midwives, Aboriginal Health Workers and funding bodies.

You will coordinate and support a professional network within the Victorian workforces, review, monitor and evaluate the VACCHO KMS Strategic and Implementation plan and contribute to the development of policies.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities and/or mainstream health organisations 
  • minimum three years in a team leader or similar role
  • Victorian Drivers licence and preparedness to travel.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a pivotal team at an exciting time for the organisation.

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 9th October 2019

 

Koori Maternity Strategy - Project Officer

This role supports the Koori Maternity Services (KMS) with site visits, identifying professional development opportunities and developing resources. Your days can be varied. You could be travelling to visit our members, coordinating or running an event or forum or providing support in the office.

Critical to this role is your ability to build and maintain effective, strategic relationships with your key stakeholders. You need to be able to talk to a range of different people from Midwives, Aboriginal Health Workers and funding bodies.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities and/or mainstream health organisations
  • excellent interpersonal and communication to liaise effectively with a wide range of people 
  • Victorian Drivers licence and preparedness to travel.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a pivotal team at an exciting time for the organisation.

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 9th October 2019

 

Project Officer - Project Management Office

We are looking for someone with project management skills, to support the development of project management capability within the organisation.

This role will provide support to the Project Management Office, and assist with major project initiatives that reflect and reinforce the organisational culture and strategic vision of VACCHO.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • experience working in a project management role
  • knowledge of project management tools and techniques, including establishing project goals, outputs, outcomes, and progress reporting
  • strong organisational and planning skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a pivotal team at an exciting time for the organisation.

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 Tuesday 1st 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, Evaluation and Strategic 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!

  

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.

We look forward to hearing from you!