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2016

Trainer – Mental  Health and AOD

The VACCHO Education and Training Unit plays a key role in achieving the short and long-term goals of the VACCHO membership and the development of a highly skilled Aboriginal Health Workforce and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Victoria. It is also concerned with providing training to enable entry to employment in the broader health and community services sectors.

The Role

To deliver training to groups of students who are undertaking the following qualifications

  • Certificate II and up to Diploma level qualifications in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care; and Please Delete

  • Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and/or Certificate IV in Mental Health

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering training and assessments on and off the job and to work collaboratively with a broader team that may include health workers and health professional

The training will be conducted in metropolitan and regional centres dependent upon demand.

Selection Criteria

To be successful in securing a role, candidates will possess:

  • Experience as a trainer/educator with an ability to engage students

  • Current vocational competencies in:  clinical skills/ primary health care/ pathology/mental health and alcohol and other drugs.

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • Knowledge and experience of the Vocational Education and Training system

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal health issues, and the philosophy of Aboriginal  community control

For further information about the role/s and to obtain the position description please click here 

Applicants should  address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. If you apply outside SEEK then please send application to denisem@vaccho.org.au

Queries about the position can be directed to Francis Rouhan, or Katie Smith ETU on 9411 9411

Applications close on 26 April, 2016.

 

Clinical Educator

This role is open to Aboriginal applicants only.

The VACCHO Education and Training Unit plays a key role in achieving the short and long-term goals of the VACCHO membership and the development of a highly skilled Aboriginal Health Workforce and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Victoria. It is also concerned with providing training to enable entry to employment in the broader health and community services sectors.

The Role

  • Clinical educator: Able to provide training and assessment in primary health care/clinical skills/pathology/medications administration/advocacy/health promotion

  • Ability to teach in Certificate II and up to Diploma level qualifications in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care;

  • Must have Cert IV in Training and Assessment

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering training and assessments on and off the job and to work collaboratively with a broader tam that may include health workers and health professionals

The training will be conducted in metropolitan and regional centres dependent upon demand

Selection Criteria

To be successful in securing this role, candidates will possess:

  • experience as a trainer/educator with an ability to engage students.

  • knowledge and experience of the Vocational Education and Training system, the Australian Quality Training Framework, and the Australian Qualifications Framework (OR willingness to undertake training towards this).

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal health issues, and the philosophy of Aboriginal  community control

For further information about the role/s and to obtain the position description please click here

Applicants should  address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. If you apply outside SEEK then please send application to denisem@vaccho.org.au 

Queries about the position can be directed to Francis Rouhan, or Katie Smith ETU on 9411 9411

Applications close on 26 April, 2016

 

Improving Care for Aboriginal Patients (ICAP) Project Officer

This position is available for Aboriginal applicants only.

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (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’s primary principles of operation are community control and self-determination of health service provision to Aboriginal people in Victoria.

VACCHO wishes to appoint a Project Officer for the ICAP program. The position is located in the Workforce and Wellbeing Unit whose vision is to empower the Victorian Aboriginal Community and partners to provide high quality health services through leadership, support, advocacy and workforce development.

Key Responsibilities – see full PD for more info (click here)

The ICAP Project Officer is responsible for working closely with Aboriginal communities and their organisations, the Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer (AHLO) and Koori Mental Health Liaison Officer (KMHLO) positions and their employing services toward achieving better health outcomes for Aboriginal people and communities. 

An integral element of the role as ICAP Project Officer will be supporting the ICAP network by providing state-wide forums, promoting training opportunities for the network, and maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of matters relating to acute health care and building relationships with health services.

To be successful in securing this position, candidates will possess the relevant skills and experience as outlined in the position description, and are required to address the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

A current driver’s licence is required for travel and the successful applicant will be required to undergo a National Police Check.

Further information about the position can be directed to Simone Andy or Belinda Stevens on 9411 9411.

Closing date: COB 29 April 2016