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Project Officer, Governance Training Program

  • Help build Governance Capacity
  • Develop, maintain and update training resources and materials
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

We are looking for someone to support the development, maintenance, review and updating of Governance training activities to Victorian Aboriginal communities and organisations.

In particular, you will have a strong understanding of on-line and e-learning resource development.

The good news is you are not starting from scratch and you will be working within a team that has already been providing intensive support and training to our Members.

You will need experience and a sound knowledge of governance and organisational development and change as well as strong written and verbal communications skills.

Experience working with Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways is essential.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Straight Islander people to apply.

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 Thursday 29 June 2017. 

Administration & Customer Service 

• Drive the marketing for cultural safety training programs
• Co-ordinate short courses
• 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

We are looking for someone to provide administration and customer service for the delivery of Cultural Safety short courses.

This is a multi-tasking role between customer service and administration and no two days will look the same. You will be supported within a team to develop an understanding of the training but this is not a job for someone who wants to be told what to do. This is a job for someone who has energy, enthusiasm, initiative and can build great relationships with people.

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 Wednesday 21 June 2017. 

Aboriginal Wellbeing Project Officer 

  • Guide, grow and manage partnerships
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person identified position
  • Full-time or Part-time (minimum 0.6 FTE) 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

We are looking for someone with strong community relationships to guide, grow and manage partnerships with Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) and Mainstream Palliative Care services to improve the care, quality of live and empowerment of Aboriginal patients as they journey into the dreaming.

This role is about sharing knowledge of Aboriginal culture to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal patients and identifying gaps and opportunities within the current workforce to improve workplace practices in both ACCOs and Mainstream organisations.

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 Thursday 29 June 2017. 

Administration & Customer Service 

• Drive the marketing for cultural safety training programs
• Co-ordinate short courses
• 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

We are looking for someone to provide administration and customer service for the delivery of Cultural Safety short courses.

This is a multi-tasking role between customer service and administration and no two days will look the same. You will be supported within a team to develop an understanding of the training but this is not a job for someone who wants to be told what to do. This is a job for someone who has energy, enthusiasm, initiative and can build great relationships with people.

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 Wednesday 21 June 2017. 

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.

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.

Primary Health Care Trainer

  • Facilitate Primary Health Care Training Qualifications
  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

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

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 and community controlled health sector.

We are looking for someone to deliver the Certificate II to Diploma levels Primary Health Care as well as contribute to the overall RTO.

You will need:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • Experience in the Vocational Education and Training

  • Health qualification at AQF level 5 (e.g. Senior Aboriginal Health Worker, Aboriginal  Health Practitioner, Division 1 Nurse and Midwifery)

  • Current registration relevant to professional qualifications

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 Tuesday 11 April 2017.

Family Violence Program Coordinator

  • Drive VACCHOs response to Family Violence reforms
  • Newly created position
  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

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

With the recommendations from the Royal commission into Family Violence and the current reforms being introduced VACCHO is wanting to ensure that the voice of its members is being heard. To do this we are looking for someone to coordinate the information and advocacy in regards to family violence reform both internally and externally. This role will represent VACCHO and its members at a range of high level meetings.

We are looking for someone who has developed and implemented policy initiatives, is great at building positive relationships with stakeholders, has a gift for writing briefings, position papers etc, can think analytically as well as conceptually and is an innovative problem solver.

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 17th March 2017.

Social, Emotional and Wellbeing (SEWB) Project Officer

  • Work with the workforce that supports Aboriginal Communities
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

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

The SEWB Project Officer works 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.

No two days are the same but on any given day you could be attending meetings with key stakeholders including State and Federal government departments, undertaking training needs analysis with a member, coordinating a state wide forum or developing and contributing to strategy initiatives.

The person we are looking for is a great team player, someone who can work with a range of people, someone who is resilient, has strong written and verbal communication skills but most importantly someone who has worked with or has the ability to learn to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways.

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.

Victorian Aboriginal Palliative Care Project Officer

  • Promote quality of life
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person identified position
  • Full-time 12 months maximum term with possibility of extension

Assist with a range of activities promoting quality of life within palliative care within Aboriginal communities and helping to build relationships between Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and palliative care services.

We know the subject matter can be difficult for some but we also know that this is an important topic for our community and we need someone to take the project lead and bring strength and commitment to the role.

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 10th March 2017.

VET Compliance Officer

  • Work in a unique environment
  • Newly created internal position
  • Part-time up to 0.8 FTE with flexibility of hours

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

This position undertakes a range of review, monitoring and updating activities that contribute to the overall quality, improvement and compliance of our RTO.

We are looking for someone who has previously worked within the VET sector in a similar role who has a passion for making sure all the boxes are correct and ticked.

As this is a newly created position you will have the opportunity to bring your flair for order to this role.

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 10th March 2017.

Administration and Customer Service

  • Drive the marketing for Cultural Safety training programs 
  • Co-ordinate short courses
  • 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 coordinate the administration and customer service for the delivery of Cultural Safety short courses.

This is a multi-tasking role between customer service and administration and no two days will look the same. You will be supported within a team to develop an understanding of the training but this is not a job for someone who wants to be told what to do. This is a job for someone who has energy, enthusiasm, initiative and can build great relationships with people.

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 Wednesday 8th March 2017.

State-wide Tobacco Coordinator

  • 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 24th February 2017.

 

Tackling Indigenous Smoking Coordinator

  • 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 24th February 2017.

 

Aboriginal Health Information Officer

  • Unique opportunity to join a cutting edge team 
  • This is an Identified position, open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only
  • 6 months maximum term with possibility to extend

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the sustainability and effectiveness of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in Victoria by utilising data to drive continuous improvement and ensuring a focus on cultural safety and engagement.

This is a varied role where you will be analysing population health data, supporting clinicians and medical teams to improve their quality of patient care, running webinars, stakeholder engagement, developing practical resources and building evidence basis that will contribute to improving Aboriginal health in Victoria.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Strong technology skills
  • Ability to analysis and interpret data
  • Ability to building and maintain great working relationships with a range of stakeholders

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 Monday 6th February 2017.

 

Data Reports Officer

  • Engage with Clinical and Medical Teams to drive continuous improvement
  •  Create data visualisations
  •  6 months maximum term with possibility to extend

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

This is your opportunity to unleash the power of data to create dynamic and engaging data visualisations that will drive continuous improvement within the medical environment which in turn will improve the health outcomes for Aboriginal people in Victoria.

In this role you will be collecting and analysing clinical data from health services. You then identify trends and engage with the health services to improve patient health outcomes and quality of care. You will also be producing documents and data visualisations around the trends identified that can be used to inform government and other stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Strong information technology skills
  • Ability to analysis and interpret data
  • Understanding of the health sector

 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 Monday 6th February 2017.

Quality, Risk & Compliance Officer

  • Do the words quality, risk and compliance fill your heart with joy?
  • Does the thought of ticking off items float your boat?
  • Do you love to teach people how to do things?

Then this job could be the one you are looking for!

We are looking for someone to coordinate our quality, risk and compliance activities to ensure we meet ISO9001 standards. 

You will have a strong attention to detail, an understanding of quality, risk management and compliance and know what needs to be done to ensure these are met.

The other big part of this role is supporting and building the capacity of the rest of the organisation to do the things they need to do in this area.

Cultural Safety Training & Development Officer

  • Facilitate Cultural Safety training
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified position
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

We are looking for someone to design, deliver review and continuously improve on Cultural Safety training packages for VACCHO.

What does a normal day look like in this job? VARIETY! Some days you are delivering training, others you are developing marketing and promotional materials and other days training and mentoring other people to deliver our workshops.

We are looking for someone who is comfortable presenting to other people, who is good at networking and building relationships and has an understanding of cultural awareness issues as it relates to Aboriginal communities and individuals.

You will be joining a great team and will be provided with guidance and support to learn the training packages.

Human Resources Manager 

  • Challenging, diverse role at an exciting new phase of VACCHO’s journey
  • Full time position, or part time by arrangement
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

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

Are you the type of person who can take a hands on approach to HR while keeping an executive and strategic focus?

We’re currently looking for an experienced generalist Human Resources Manager who is outgoing, approachable and ready to build relationships and capacity across our organisation. This is the type of role that will see you make a positive impact across our organisation as we grow, change and continue to write the next chapter in VACCHO’s story.

The role of our HR Manager is exciting, vast and varied. Some days, you’ll find yourself assisting other Managers with recruitment, employee relations, performance planning and more. Other days, you’ll be supporting and building the capacity of the rest of the organisation through, for example, providing coaching, facilitating workshops and/or delivering tailored programs. Then there’ll be the days where you’re creating or implementing plans and strategies relating to our people and workplace culture. All the while you’ll be making sure we’re on track and complying with relevant HR legislation.

Marketing and Sales Communications Officer

  • Drive the marketing for training programs
  • Co-ordinate short courses
  • 12 months maximum term with possibility to extend

We are looking for someone to coordinate and market the sales and delivery of Cultural Safety short courses.

This is a multi-tasking role between sales and administration and no two days will look the same. You will be supported within a team to develop an understanding of the training but this is not a job for someone who wants to be told what to do. This is a job for someone who has energy, enthusiasm, initiative and can build great relationships with people.

Finance Manager

Our Finance Manager role is not a boring finance role, this is a hands-on, full function finance and leadership role within our organisation.

You get to oversee all aspects of financial accounting, including systems, policies, budgets, audits, acquittals and payroll.

You also provide leadership to a small, hardworking and talented, finance team.

We need someone who is GREAT at accounting but even BETTER at stakeholder management and building relationships within our organisation, with funding bodies and our Members.

This is the type of role where you can really make a positive impact across our organisation, provide real value and drive continuous improvement and change management.

To apply please provide a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the Position Description.

Just so you know, a current driver’s licence is required for (limited) travel and the successful applicant will be required to pass a National Police Check.

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

For further information please contact Paula Jones-Hunt, or on 9411 9411

Closing date is 5pm on Wednesday 31 August 2016.

Health Project Officer

  • Help improve Ear Health for Victorian Aboriginal Communities
  • Aboriginal Community and Stakeholder engagement
  • 12 months maximum term contract with possibility of extension

The Health Project Officer is an advocate, support and relationship partner for our 27 members across Victoria in regards to improving ear health for Victorian Aboriginal Communities.

The key to this role is relationships, relationships, relationships. Relationships with our members, relationships with the Aboriginal community, relationships with funding bodies and relationships with mainstream health organisations.

The person we are looking for is someone who can not only build great relationships with a wide range of stakeholders but can sustain then as well. We need someone who loves a challenge, gets stuff done but most importantly someone who has worked with or has the ability to learn to work with Aboriginal organisations, communities and individuals in culturally appropriate ways.

If this sounds like you then you can download the Position Description from our website for more information.

To apply please provide a copy of your resume and written responses addressing the selection criteria identified in the PD.

Just so you know a current driver’s licence is required for travel and the successful applicant will be required to pass a National Police Check.

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

For further information please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411 or e-mail paulajh@vaccho.org.au and the closing date is Monday 22 August 2016.

 

Senior Policy Officer - Disability and Aged Care

  • Collingwood Location
  • Need strong project management and stakeholder management skills andexperience in developing policies and submissions
  • Attractive salary packaging options available
  • 12  month contract
  • Focus on Disability and Aged Care

Reporting to the Policy Director, this position will work as part of a policy team working on developing health strategies and policy and funding submissions, as well as providing support to a wide range of stakeholders in relation to Disability and Aged Care.

Suitable candidates will possess a demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to Aboriginal culture, the concept and practice of Aboriginal community control and Aboriginal health.  Previous experience or an understanding of the Disability and Aged Care favourable.

The person will have good written communication and research skills with an analytical approach.  Project management and advocacy support will be important.  A high level of focus, initiative and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and solve problems, and the ability to liaise with a broad range of people is required.

For queries about the position please contact: Louise Carey, Director Policy Unit on 94119411   Applications close on 17 June 2016. Apply direct to denisem@vaccho.org.au

For further information about the role, and to apply, please click here to download a position description and instructions on how to apply. 

 

Senior Policy Officer - Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People’s Alliance 

  • Collingwood Location
  • Need experience in developing policies and submissions
  • Attractive salary packaging options available
  • 12  month contract
  • Focus on Aboriginal Children and Young people

This position is open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people only
Reporting to the Policy Director, this position will work as part of a policy team working on developing health strategies and policy and funding submissions, as well as providing support to a wide range of stakeholders in relation to health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children and families.

Suitable candidates will possess a demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to Aboriginal culture, the concept and practice of Aboriginal community control and Aboriginal health.  Previous experience or an understanding of the Child Protection and Out of Home Care systems favourable.

The person will have good written communication and research skills with an analytical approach.  Project management and advocacy support will be important.  A high level of focus, initiative and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and solve problems, and the ability to liaise with a broad range of people is required.

For a copy of the position description please click here.

For queries about the position please contact Louise Carey, Director Policy Unit on 9411941.

Apply via SEEK or direct to denisem@vaccho.org.au

Applications close on 17 June 2016. (closing date extended) 

 

 SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER GOVERNANCE SUPPORT

 Reporting to the Director Sustainability and Business Unit, the position will provide support to Boards and Senior Management of member services through providing training, resources, advice and coaching on governance and management processes. It will involve hands-on assistance to members who are seeking to ensure good governance, financial and quality improvement systems.  The position will also undertake advocacy in situations where the organisation is experiencing challenge (e.g. where funding may be under threat).  Full details are in the position description available on the VACCHO website

 To be successful in securing this position, candidates will possess the relevant skills and experience as outlined in the position description. In particular, a demonstrated understanding and commitment to Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control. Other required skills and experience include

  1.  Qualifications and experience in governance and organisational development
  2. Knowledge of the Victorian health and community services sector, with particular understanding of the Aboriginal Community Controlled sector

  3. Strong networking and stakeholder engagement skills (government, member organisations and community)

A current driver’s licence is required for travel and candidates must be available for travel.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a National Police Check

This is a full time position with a 12 month contract commencing with a 6 months probationary period   Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

 Further Information about the position and how to apply, please refer to our VACCHO jobs page here  Queries about the position can be directed to Nicole Cassar OR Graeme Fletcher on 9411 9411.

 Closing date: COB 5 April 2016

CLINICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COORDINATOR (CLINICAL)

This role sits within the Health Evidence Team of the PHRU and will support ACCHO practice staff (Practice Managers, Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers and GPs) across Victoria to improve services and population health outcomes. The role will also support the implementation of a national clinical quality improvement framework prepared by NACCHO and the Lowitja Institute.

 The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator (Clinical) will apply an understanding of clinical systems to support the Health Evidence Team’s focus on supporting our Members to improve the quality of primary health services to Aboriginal Victorians.

 Key responsibilities – (see PD for full details)

  1. Monitor progress and identify opportunities to support Members achieve the targets identified in their clinical CQI Action Plans;

  2. Support clinical quality improvement and build capacity of Members by facilitating knowledge sharing as well as coordinating training and resources, with an emphasis on identifying and sharing ACCHO-specific and culturally appropriate models and resources;

  3. Develop, coordinate and deliver VACCHO Improvement Cycles (quality improvement program) with other Health Evidence Team staff;

  4. Support the implementation of a national clinical quality framework for provision of health services to Aboriginal people, through liaison with relevant Victorian and national organisations;

  5. Build strong relationships with Members, VACCHO staff, and other key stakeholders to ensure VACCHO responds to the needs of its Members and can support data and clinical quality improvement activities.

     Key selection criteria – (see PD for full details)

  • Understanding and commitment to Victorian Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control;

  • Nursing qualification or clinically experienced Aboriginal Health Worker;

  • Demonstrated experience in clinical quality improvement activities;

  • Proven experience working as part of a cohesive team;

  • Experience in the delivery of support programs or similar;

  • Demonstrated ability to develop rapport and build relationships with various stakeholders;

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and negotiation skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and meet deadlines;

  • Demonstrated skills in dealing with confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner;

  • Demonstrated experience using Patient Information and Recall Systems (e.g. Medical Director, Best Practice, Communicare) and population health analysis tools (e.g. Pen’s CAT4, Canning Tool) or ability to learn quickly;

     Desirable selection criteria

  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting the health of Aboriginal Australians, particularly public and primary health;

  • Good knowledge and experience of primary health care systems – especially general practice and/or Aboriginal health service;

  • Experience in primary health care data collection, collations and analysis;

  • Established networks among ACCHOs in Victoria.

     

All applications must address the key selection criteria. The full position description is available click here

 The position requires the applicant to hold a current driver’s licence as the position will include travel throughout Victoria (fleet cars available). The successful applicant will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. The role is a full time position over an initial 12 month period.

 Further information about the positions can be directed to Chris Halacas on 9411 9411 or Louise Lyons on 9411 9454. Applications can be submitted via SEEK or direct to Denise Michie - denisem@vaccho.com.au

 Closing date: Friday, 18 March 2016

 Practice and Population Health Support PROGRAM OFFICER

 This role sits within the Health Evidence team of the PHRU and will support ACCHO practice staff (Practice Managers, Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers and GPs) across Victoria to improve services and population health outcomes. The role will provide support with data analysis and data management, clinical software, MBS billing, quality improvement and other general practice support.

 The position will support the Health Evidence Team’s focus on supporting our Members to improve the quality of primary health services to Aboriginal Victorians with a balanced approach that combines our statewide ACCHO-specific primary health care data repository with our Members’ on the ground expertise and insights to improve population health outcomes.

 Key responsibilities – (see PD for full details)

  1. Provide support and build capacity of ACCHO staff through training and resources on population health planning and reporting, quality improvement, electronic medical records, and MBS billing;

  2. Develop, coordinate and deliver VACCHO Improvement Cycles (quality improvement program) with other Health Evidence Team staff;

  3. Prepare clear, timely, and relevant reports at local, regional and statewide levels based on topics chosen by Members, the Data Advisory Group, and VACCHO management;

  4. Build strong relationships with Members, VACCHO staff, and other key stakeholders to ensure VACCHO responds to the needs of its Members and can support data and clinical quality improvement activities.

    Key selection criteria – (see PD for full details)

  • Understanding and commitment to Victorian Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control;

  • Good knowledge and experience of primary health care systems – especially general practice and/or Aboriginal health service;

  • Proven experience working as part of a cohesive team;

  • Experience in the delivery of support programs or similar;

  • Demonstrated ability to develop rapport and build relationships with various stakeholders;

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and negotiation skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and meet deadlines;

  • Demonstrated skills in dealing with confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner;

  • Demonstrated experience using Patient Information and Recall Systems (e.g. Medical Director, Best Practice, Communicare) and population health analysis tools (e.g. Pen’s CAT4, Canning Tool) or ability to learn quickly.

    Desirable Key Selection Criteria

  • Practice Management Diploma (or currently studying or have equivalent industry experience) or tertiary qualifications in a health related or human services discipline;

  • Experience in primary health care quality improvement activities;

  • Established networks among ACCHOs in Victoria.

 

All applications must address the key selection criteria. The full position description is available click here

The position requires the applicant to hold a current driver’s licence as the position will include travel throughout Victoria (fleet cars available). The successful applicant will also be required to undergo a National Police Check (not) applicable for internal applicants who are already employed). The role is a full time position over an initial 12 month period.

 Further information about the positions can be directed to Chris Halacas on 9411 9411 or Louise Lyons on 9411 9454. Applications can be submitted via SEEK or direct to Denise Michie - denisem@vaccho.com.au

 Closing date: Friday, 18 March 2016