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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. 

 

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 5 April, 2019.

 

Trainer - Business Services

The primary purpose of this position is the delivery of business management and business administration training programs and the accredited training and assessment activities associated with those programs.

You will need:

  • Minimum diploma level qualification in Community Services, Behavioral Sciences, Social Work or Psychology
  • Experience as a business services and management educator
  • A qualification in Management (minimum Diploma level) and/or extensive experience in a management role
  • Previous experience working in a vocational training role delivering accredited qualifications and/or units of competency
  • Travel will be required

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 5 April, 2019.

 

Trainer - Aboriginal Primary Healthcare Practice

This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person identified position.

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 the generation of practitioners to assist in improving community health, well-being and contributing to the promotion of healthier lifestyles.

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 pivotal role in improving and contributing to community health, well being and the promotion of healthier lifestyles.

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 5 April, 2019.

 

Accreditation Support Project Officer

This position will assist member organisation in developing, reviewing and/or with their Quality Improvement plans in relation to continuous quality improvement (CQI) and the ongoing maintenance of their accreditation frameworks.

We are looking someone hardworking with a good understanding of Quality Accreditation Frameworks, and Quality Systems within a health or not-for-profit organisation.

You will need:

  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and interpret Quality Accreditation Frameworks and CQI activities
  • Proven experience providing guidance and support to organisations to build capacity and quality standards
  • Travel will be required

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to make a difference and support VACCHO's Members and create positive change in communities.

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 20 March, 2019.

 

VET Compliance Coordinator

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 Community Controlled Health sector.

The position of VET Compliance Coordinator will undertake a range of activities to build and maintain best practice training principles across the business unit.

We are looking for a leader, who has thorough knowledge of up to date training principles, and is passionate about the upskilling and practical skill building for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

You will need:

  • Experience in a VET or education environment, ideally with a focus of Indigenous education
  • Minimum of Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE) or the ability to successfully gain a TAE qualification
  • Qualifications in Business and experience in internal auditing

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 1 March, 2019.

 

Program Coordinator Social Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Education Programs

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 Community Controlled Health sector.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic person to lead and coordinate the delivery of SEWB, AOD, Community Services, and Individual Support qualifications at our organisation.

You will need:

  • Minimum of Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE16)
  • Qualifications in any of the following related fields - alcohol and other drugs, aged care, disability, home and community, counselling and community services; to a minimum AQF level V
  • Clinical experience or practice in Aboriginal health or non-Aboriginal health, acute, primary or community health settings

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone passionate about health to educate next generations of practitioners and assist in improving community health.

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 22 March, 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 22 March, 2019.

 

Aboriginal Alcohol & Other Drugs Project Officer

VACCHO is the peak representative for the health and well being of Aboriginal people 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.

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.

You don’t necessarily have to have worked in the AOD space before, however it would be desirable.

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 221 March, 2019.