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Expression of Interests

Expressions of Interest can be submitted here and you can find our Expression of Interest Form here.

Your EOI should include a Cover Letter outlining your interests, experience and qualifications. As well as an updated Resume. 

Recruitment updates 

Please note that due to current environment relating to COVID-19, recruitment has been put on-hold for the following positions:

  • Education Resource Officer 

  • Mental Health Royal Commission Project Coordinator.

We appreciate your understanding and patience during this challenging time. We look forward to continue recruiting for these position in the next couple weeks.

Can't find what you're looking for? Check out employment opportunities to work with our Members and Associate members here.

 

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at VACCHO. We are currently recruiting for the following positions.

Digital Health Coordinator

VACCHO is looking for a dynamic Digital Health Coordinator to join their Population Health and Sector Development Unit within the Organisation

The Digital Health Coordinator (DHC) will contribute to the adoption of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) Digital Health Technologies Framework. The Digital Health Coordinator will work closely with all VACCHO Members, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs), and all VACCHO staff who have a shared portfolio.

The position will assist members and coordinate activities to adopt the Victorian Aboriginal Digital Health Technologies Framework.

Over the 12-month period, the role will be focused on activities relating to meeting the following:

  • Engage with the ACCO primary health care sector to develop strategies aimed at improving patient outcomes through provision of clinical and coordinated care through digital health technologies, such as: - Telehealth, My Health Record, Secure Messaging & ePrescriptions

The role will be the lead contact for queries relating to the Digital Platforms and will ensure support is provided in a timely manner; defects and expected downtime are communicated to ACCHOs and system enhancements requests are identified and communicated to Service Providers.

If this sounds like you, please apply here with your resume and cover letter detailing why you believe this is the role for you by 12 March 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded here

 

Senior Policy Officer 

This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

Our Policy and Research Unit at VACCHO is looking for a Senior Policy Officer to join our team. The Senior Policy Officer will be working in a cooperative environment, promoting collaboration across teams, while producing effective evidence- based advocacy positions to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Victoria.

Some key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Interpreting policy frameworks and provide strategic advice to VACCHO and key stakeholders and members
  • Contribution to the development of briefings, position papers, media releases, and reports to support the work of VACCHO
  • Providing secretariat support to stakeholders where appropriate and multi-skill across the team to share the workload
  • Participate in and support interactive and consultive processes with appropriate government and non-government agencies
  • Undertake advocacy on behalf of VACCHO’s goals, strategies and priorities with government, civil society organisations and partner organisations

 

To be successful, you will need:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a health and/or social policy role
  • Excellent writing skills including   experience in preparing policy position papers and  submissions in response to  government strategies and proposed policy changes
  • Proven experience in advocacy and influencing systematic change
  • High level of research and critical analysis skills of policy and legislative frameworks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

If this sounds like you, please apply here with your resume and cover letter detailing why you believe this is the role for you by 17 March 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded here

 

 

 

Public Health Medical Officer

Are you a medical doctor with a deep understanding and commitment to Victorian Aboriginal health, Aboriginal cultures, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control?

Would you relish a-once-in-a-career opportunity to work within the Aboriginal community controlled health sector in Victoria and provide expert medical guidance, advice and support on a wide range of primary health care and public health issues. This includes advising ACCOs on their Covid-19 response and preparedness for the Covid-19 Vaccine Program roll out.

Your work will include:

  • Provide guidance, advice, and support on a wide range of primary health care and public health issues, including the Covid-19 pandemic response, on local, state and national level to VACCHO members, Board, staff and other stakeholders.
  • Engage with the ACCO primary health care sector to develop strategies aimed at improving patient outcomes.
  • Provide independent advice on matters of clinical practice to VACCHO teams

 

We value and support our staff’s health and wellbeing. We offer Aboriginal staff networks, women’s and men’s groups, flexible working arrangements, professional development and generous leave arrangements including an extra 1-2 weeks of paid leave over the Christmas period.   

Relocation support and assistance may be considered for the right candidate

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors are strongly encouraged to apply for this role. 

The role is part-time (0.8 FTE) for a period of 6-12 months.

If this sounds like you, please apply here with your resume and cover letter detailing why you believe this is the role for you by 10 March 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded here

 

Alcohol and Other Drugs Educator 

We are looking for a driven Alcohol and Other Drugs educator with fantastic facilitation and learner support skills to join us in our Education and Training Unit. A strong team player, with key communication skills who has a demonstrated understanding and commitment to Victorian Aboriginal Health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy practice of Aboriginal Community Control.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • At least 3 years work experience or vocational practice/engagement in relation to alcohol and other drugs
  • A qualification in alcohol and other drugs, social work, community services, psychology, or a related field (at a minimum of Diploma-level)
  • Minimum TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or it’s equivalent)
  • Completion of CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skills Set

 

Are you someone who loves to support the improvement of health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people, and would like a role that gives you the opportunity to have regular contact with students?

Look no further!

If this sounds like you, please apply here with your resume and cover letter detailing why you believe this is the role for you by 28 February 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded here

 

 

Aboriginal Health Trainer (Identified)

We are looking for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person with experience in the health care sector to join us in our Education and Training Unit. We need someone that is dynamic, friendly, with a strong connection to the Aboriginal community to help our students succeed in their career goals!

The successful applicant will be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who is a registered health professional (such as a Division 1 or 2 Nurse, Aboriginal Health Practitioner, etc.) with experience in primary or community health care who is passionate about teaching others about how to provide the best quality care.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Minimum TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or it’s equivalent) or higher-level qualification in adult education;
  • Experience in health care;
  • Experience training others;
  • Passion for supporting Aboriginal people; and
  • Great people skills, including a friendly and professional manner


This is a fantastic opportunity for health professional to move into a role that allows you to have regular contact with students, and support improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

 

If this sounds like you, please apply here with your resume and cover letter detailing why you believe this is the role for you by 28 February 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded here