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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.

Senior Policy Officer

This is an opportunity for you to contribute to the development of local, regional and state-wide responses for the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Victoria.

This role will see you interpreting policy frameworks, contributing to the development of briefing papers, media releases, speeches and reports and undertaking advocacy.

We are looking for someone with strong written communication and research skills, someone who can build and maintain good working relationships with stakeholders and someone with strong influencing skills.

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

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

Applications close on Thursday 21 September 2017.

Senior Clinical Educator - Aboriginal Health Training

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

We are looking for someone to co-ordinate and deliver the Aboriginal Health Worker qualifications from AQF level III to Diploma with an emphasis on the Practice Stream and above.

You will need:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience in Vocational Education and Training
  • Qualifications in health or primary health care related fields, clinical experience or practice in Aboriginal health or Non-Aboriginal health, acute, primary or community health settings
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

Applications close on Friday 22 September 2017.

Senior Clinical Educator - Social Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB)

We are looking for someone to co-ordinate and deliver the SEWB, AoD, Community Services, and Individual Support qualifications from AQF level III to Diploma with an emphasis on the Practice Stream and above.

You will need:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience in Vocational Education and Training
  • Qualifications and experience in related fields including social and emotional wellbeing, alcohol and other drugs, age care, disabilities, home and community services, counselling and community services
  • Clinical experience or practice in Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal health and community sectors

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

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

Applications close on Friday 22 September 2017.

Cultural Safety Training & Development Officer

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

We are looking for someone to facilitate, review and continuously improve our Cultural Safety training packages at VACCHO.

You will need to be comfortable presenting to other people, be good at networking and building relationships and have an understanding of cultural awareness issues as it relates to Aboriginal communities and individuals.

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

Applications close on Friday 22 September 2017.

Sessional Trainers

We are looking to establish a bank of sessional trainers with a wide range of relevant industry backgrounds and Vocational Education and Training (VET) experience including:

  • Social Emotional Well Being (SEWB)
  • Counselling
  • Primary health care
  • Individual Support – Age Care, Disabilities and Home and Community Care
  • Alcohol and other Drugs
  • Community Services
  • Human Resources

Minimum qualification of Cert IV in Training and Assessment and industry experience in related fields is required.

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

To find out more about the job here is the Position Description.

To apply please email a copy of your resume and Application Form to Human Resources.

For queries about the position please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411.

Applications close on Friday 22 September 2017. 

Coordinator, Aboriginal Metropolitan Ice Partnership

The Aboriginal Metropolitan Ice Partnership (AMIP) is an innovative and practical response to assist in addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community needs associated with ice related issues, across all metropolitan areas of Melbourne. This initiative aims to better support Aboriginal individuals and families affected by ice, as well as alcohol and other drugs.

We need someone to support the ongoing implementation of this initiative including coordinating the Operational Management Group, preparing reports and documentations, developing strong stakeholder relationships and supporting the workforce.

You will need:

  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • An understanding of Victoria's alcohol and other drug service system.

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

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait 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 and Application Form to Human Resources.

For queries about the position please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411.

Applications close on Thursday 14 September 2017.