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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.

 

 

Statewide Ear Health Coordinator

VACCHO are seeking a Part time Statewide Ear Health Coordinator to join our Population Health and Sector Development Unit (PHSD). The PHSD Unit aims to empower Victorian Aboriginal people to redress health inequities through the use of culturally appropriate evidence based public health research and practice.

The Statewide Ear Health Coordinator will join the Aboriginal Ear Health team to support the development of existing ear/hearing and speech health projects. With a specific focus on education and training opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers.

 

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Experience in co-ordinating and/or implementing new health service delivery or health promotion programmes
  • Strong ability with engaging and co-ordinating key stakeholders in the development of a service integration approach to support ACCOs in the delivery of their health services
  • Identify and solve problems using analytical and conceptual skills
  • High written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work autonomously
  • Strong organisational and planning 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 30th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

Manager, Data and Analytics

We are looking for an experienced Manager, Data and Analytics to play a key leadership role in our new Health Information and Technology Unit.

The Manager, Data and Analytics is a new role with a key focus on the delivery of an innovative data platform, the Victorian Aboriginal Health Information System (VAHIS),  in collaboration with data custodians, subject matter experts, technical leads and vendor partners. 

This role will provide operational management and leadership to the newly established Data and Analytics team and is central to realising VACCHO's data management and data governance agenda. 

This position will work with the Executive Director, Health Information and Technology to set the organisation's data strategy and outcome focused approaches and work alongside VACCHO Members and Aboriginal leaders to promote the importance of quality data, while protecting its sovereignty. 

 

To be successful, we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience: 

  • A relevant post graduate qualification and/or extensive relevant experience in public health, data analytics, social sciences, epidemiology, or a related field.
  • Foundational knowledge in population health statistical and analytical methods.
  • Experience developing and leading high performing teams, including through organisational changes.
  • Prior involvement in developing and implementing data-driven strategies and roadmaps to drive change and innovation.
  • Strong working knowledge of data applications, solutions, and tools.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy laws and regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self-motivated, and an analytical problem solver

 

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 2nd August 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

Data/Business Analyst 

We are seeking a passionate Data/Business Analyst looking for an opportunity to positively contribute to the Aboriginal health and wellbeing sector in Victoria.

 

The Data/Business Analyst is a new role within VACCHO’s recently established Health Information and Technology Unit.  This role will play a key role in supporting the  implementation of an innovative data platform, the Victorian Aboriginal Health Information System (VAHIS).   

This role requires an individual who enjoys working with a range of stakeholders including  data custodians, subject matter experts, technical leads and vendor partners. 

 

Some of the key responsibilities include: 

  • Supporting the development of VACCHO’s data strategy, aligned to VACCHO’s outcomes framework, to provide high quality information and user-friendly reports and data outputs to inform decision making.
  • Supporting the development of the analytics environment, including design of sector relevant data sets and identification of existing data sets and information to be utilised. 
  • Undertaking mapping of current business processes, defining data requirements, and proposing improvements to align with VACCHO’s data strategy.
  • Working closely with VACCHO data champions and Members to better understand and maintain focus on their data and reporting needs.

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 26th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

 

Mental Health Educator

VACCHO is seeking an exceptional Health Educator who can deliver Mental Health programs to Diploma level to its student group within VICTORIA. Your experience will align to at least 3 years recent and relevant industry experience to allow the sharing of experience with our students. You will support the development of our Health sector with a focus on future Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs professionals. The major focus of this position is the design and delivery of Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs and related accredited and non-accredited training.

The role includes the design and delivery of training to aspiring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, as well as people who work in roles supporting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. The role will also provide flexibility to support and contribute to training materials and resources for VACCHO programs.

 

To be successful you will need:

  • Have at least 3 years work experience or vocational practice/engagement in Health environment aligned to Mental Health
  • A qualification in alcohol and other drugs, mental health, social work, community services, psychology, or a related field (at a minimum of Diploma-level).
  • Minimum TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and assessment of higher-level qualification in adult education, experience teaching adults in the vocational education sector.
  • Commitment to quality training in the classroom and / or facilitator lead virtual classroom or workplace to adults.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Vocational Education and Training system, the Australian Quality Training Framework, and the Australian Qualifications Framework.
  • Intermediate proficiency in information technology, including Microsoft Office, and ability to use an online student and learning management systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication 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 20th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

Social and Emotional Wellbeing Senior Educator (Counsellor) 

The role is required to provide educational leadership, as well as giving direction and support to other trainers and educators. This role requires leading and coaching staff in developing VACCHO's vocational assessment tools in Health/Community Services and Social Emotional and Wellbeing and to ensure these assessment tools are compliant and meet VACCHO's and other regulatory requirements (ASQA).

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering training workshops, incorporating simulated learning, on and off-the-job assessments and appropriate on-the-job activities.
  • Conducting assessments using a variety of methods
  • Ensuring compliance with AQTF and funding body requirements.
  • Assisting with the design and documentation of training and assessment strategies and training plans.
  • Effective coordination, design, development and delivery of accredited training and workshops in Community Services and Social Emotional and Wellbeing Services. Including, Program promotion and scheduling aligned to Certificate Ill, IV and Diploma level programs on scope.
  • Lead and coach staff in the development of exemplary vocational assessment tools (assessment tasks, training and assessment Strategics and Mapping documents)
  • Contribute significant expertise to the dialogue and implementation of authentic, engaging and compliant VET assessments in Health/Community Services/Social Emotional and Wellbeing

To be successful:

  • Must be a qualified Counsellor, Psychologist, Social Worker, Alcohol and Drug Worker, Mental Health worker, Community Services worker, Child Protection Worker, Behavioural Sciences or Psychology. (Minimum of Diploma level) and/or extensive experience.
  • Experience working in Healthcare focusing on case management and community support programs
  • Expert knowledge of assessment requirements of Training Package qualifications and accredited courses i.e vocational education competency-based training, ASQA requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of assessment tools applicable to a range of health programs of disciplines in a vocational educational setting
  • Highly developed skills in vocational assessment design and mapping assessment tools to the training package units of competency i.e elements, performance criteria, skills, knowledge and assessment conditions and/or range statement and principles of assessment (Reliability, Fairness, Flexibility and Validity) and rules of evidence (validity, currency, sufficiency and authenticity)
  • Ability to influence positive changes through staff coaching to encourage uplift in teacher capability to meet ASQA requirements

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 20th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

Business and Leadership Educator

The primary purpose of this role is the delivery of accredited courses and short non-accredited courses in Business, Leadership and Management. You will be required to participate in assessment activities associated with those programs. While developing and modifying resources to suit the needs of students and employers, ensuring currency and version control of all learning and assessment resources and texts. You will also be assisting with the design and documentation of training and assessment strategies and training plans. 

We need someone that is dynamic, friendly, with a strong attention to detail, that isn't afraid to use initiative to problem solve and get things done! 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to Victorian Aboriginal health, Aboriginal culture, and the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control
  • Highly developed written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • A flexible approach, with strong organisational and planning skills

Essential qualifications:

  • Diploma of Business or a lesser qualification with extensive experience
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management
  • Minimum or TAE40116 or its equivalent
  • Experience working in a vocational training role delivering accredited qualifications and/or units of competency

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a business trainer who is passionate about people and would love to move into a role that allows you to have regular contact with students, and support the culture, 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 20th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

Senior Project Officer

We are seeking an individual who would like to join our Social and Emotional Wellbeing Centre of excellence. 

This position will be responsible for supporting the Strategic Project Manager in driving operational development and change management activities with a particular focus on the Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing Recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health Systems final report. The position will coordinate project activity, develop and maintain high quality project documentation, and lead communication and engagement activities with key project stakeholders. The position will be a main point of contact for VACCHO member organisations and partners throughout the implementation of the Recommendations.

This role involves:

  • Coordinating the delivery of project activities including project workshops, internal team meetings, meetings with external partners, and other project related activities.
  • Develop and maintain internal project documentation including project briefs, progress reports, communications plans, risk registers, and other project related documents
  • Support the development and continuous improvement of VACCHO project management systems, practices, and processes
  • Act as a main point of contact for internal and external stakeholders with a focus on facilitating the participation of VACCHO member organisations and Aboriginal community members
  • Coordinate the delivery of all community consultation activities including venue, accommodation, scheduling, attendance, accessibility, cultural safety, and other related considerations for effective community consultation
  • Foster positive working relationships and partnerships operationally and strategically with internal and external stakeholders

 

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 9th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

 

Project Support Officer

We are seeking an individual who would like to join our Social and Emotional Wellbeing Centre of excellence. 

This position will be responsible for supporting the Strategic Project Manager in driving operational development and change management activities with a particular focus on the Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing Recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health Systems final report. The position will assist in maintaining the agility, quality, and delivery-focus of project activities through exceptional administrative and operational support. This includes maintaining project documentation to a high quality, supporting partnership and community consultation activities, and assisting with effective and timely stakeholder communication and engagement.

This role involves:

  • Assisting in coordinating project workshops, internal team meetings, meetings with external partners, and other project related activities
  • Provide secretariat and operational support across all project activities including scheduling project meetings, preparing agendas and papers, creating meeting packs for stakeholders, writing minutes, transcribing, tracking meeting actions, setting up ICT, organising refreshments, and other related support activities
  • Monitor and maintain document control to agreed standards including for project briefs, progress reports, communications plans, risk registers, and other project related documents
  • Triage incoming communications from public stakeholders in a timely manner, including communications from VACCHO member organisations and Aboriginal community members.
  • Assist in coordinating operational aspects of all community consultation activities including venue hire, booking accommodation, managing attendance, organising travel, ICT, refreshments, and other related operational considerations.

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 9th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE

 

 

Aged Care Assessment, Project Manager 

We are seeking a compassionate and committed individual to join our Population Health and Sector Development team. This roles core focus is to embed the role of ACCO aged care assessors and assessment services into the operations of participating Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs), Regional Assessment Services (RAS) Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation and Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACATs) so that Aboriginal people receive culturally safe aged care assessment.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing project plans to ensure that Aboriginal people receive culturally safe aged care assessment
  • Consult with key stakeholders to;
  • Identify clinical governance needs and develop an appropriate framework for aged care assessment in the participating ACCOs considering the following 7 pillars:
    • Identify and document workflows and processes, client journey mapping, culturally safe policies, procedures and interagency protocols
    • Develop formal service agreement(s) between participating ACCOs, RAS and ACATs for the ongoing operations of assessment services
    • Clinical Effectiveness and Research
    • Audit
    • Risk Management
    • Education and Training
    • Patient and Public Involvement
    • Information and IT
    • Staff Management
  • Be accountable to the Unit Executive Director providing regular updates on progress against operational plan, specific “blockers” preventing progress and performance management issues within the team
  • Model VACCHO’s values and support team members to do likewise
  • Ensure the key principles of Culture and Kinship; Our Choice, Our Way; and Knowledge are embedded throughout your work and the work of your team
  • Support the implementation of VACCHO’s strategic plan: On Solid Ground (2021-26), particularly the focus area of Quality of Life

 

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 16th July 2021. The position description for this role can be downloaded HERE