External Employment Opportunities

Oral Health Manager - Victorian Aboriginal Health Service

The role of the Oral Health Practice Manager is to oversee, develop and manage the Oral Health Team to ensure programs are delivering quality services within budget and in accordance with guidelines policy and procedures of the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service and will liaise with other VAHS programs to increase the promotion of Oral Health in the community

The role will also be required to ensure the program obtains Accreditation in line with National Standards by end of June 2015.

Closing Date: 31st October, 2014

Applicants should address the key selection criteria and state full details of qualifications and experience including referees to:
Mr Jason B King, CEO, Victorian Aboriginal Health Service,
186 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy 3065 or email – employment@vahs.org.au


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Woolworths and Coles - various positions

Indigenous Workstars is assisting Woolworths and Coles with their recruitment for a number of roles. Please see the below links for all vacancies.

If you are interested in applying, email Moana Matthews on moana@jpearson.com.au your resume with up to date contact details and the position you wish to apply for. Moana will then call to discuss next steps.

Moana Matthews
Recruitment & Mentor Consultant
Indigenous Workstars Victoria
P: 03 8844 5606 F: 03 9826 3642 M: 0402 190 000
Level 19, 644 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141
P.O Box: 1125 South Melbourne, 3205. Victoria
Email: moana@jpearson.com.au

Woolworths vacancies

Coles vacancies


Support Facilitator - Partners in Recovery

Working with the Victorian Aboriginal Health Services (VAHS), the role of the Support Facilitator (SF) will be part of the Partners in Recovery Program (PIR). The PIR aims to support consumers with a severe and persistent mental illness, who also have many needs to access services and supports from multiple services.

The role of the Support Facilitator is to coordinate, facilitate and maintain access to the required services for identified clients by working collaboratively with a range of Aboriginal and Mainstream organisations, including primary health care providers to ensure provision of multiple services to consumers with complex needs.

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Project Officer (PaCE Project)

A contract opportunity exists for a project officer with Crossroads Youth and Family Services. Responsibilities include: consulting with the Indigenous community, with elders, parents and carers, other adults and Indigenous young people with organisations that deliver services to Indigenous young people and adults in relation to access to the education system for Indigenous young people and their parents; and using the consultation information to develop and document a Parent and Family Engagement Strategy to support Indigenous student learning in the City of Hume.

For additional information please contact Robyn Kennedy 0400 958 022 or Nik Filips 0437 248 522

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Medical Receptionist - Bendigo & District Aboriginal Cooperative

The Medical Reception position is responsible for the day to day operations of the clinical sessions, providing quality support for clinical staff to enable the smooth processing of patients through the BDAC Medical Services.

This frontline position is responsible for;
a) the provision of administrative services to support clinical service delivery to clients
b) Provide a courteous and professional receptionist response to all callers and visitors to BDAC.

The emphasis of the working environment is one of teamwork and the position will include participating in a multi-disciplinary environment. The Medical Receptionist position works closely with GPs, Nurse, Community Health Program Manager, Aboriginal Health Workers, General Reception and Clinical Support Staff.

The BDAC Medical Clinic provides a range of specialist services for clients based primarily in the Greater City of Bendigo, including Wellbeing, Counseling, Referral, Maternal Health, Pediatric Clinic, Transport and Specialist consultancy to GPs and Health Professionals.

The Medical Receptionist Position is based at the BDAC office (Forest Street). 

See the flyer below for more details, or contact Shane McLennan: shane.mclennan@bdac.com.au or 5442 4947.



Project Manager, Vulnerable Children - Bendigo & District Aboriginal Cooperative

The Vulnerable Children’s Project Manager will work closely with the BDAC –Koori Maternity Services and other key organisations to improve access to antenatal care for Aboriginal women and families within the Bendigo Loddon Region resulting in better health outcomes for babies and decreased notifications to Child Protection. 

To achieve this aim the position will work alongside Aboriginal Health Workers, a Paediatrician, General Practitioners, Nurses, Bendigo Health Maternity Services, and the Bendigo Community Health Service (BCHS) Maternal Child Health Nurse.

Partnerships with key agencies such as St Luke’s Child First and Placement Prevention services, Bendigo Health, BCHS, Centacare and Centre for Non-Violence will be important to ensure the success of the Project.

The position will aim to expand and develop the delivery of client services in a culturally appropriate manner and ensure best practice and continuous improvement processes are instilled into the ethos of all aspects of service delivery to clients.

See the flyer below for more details, or contact Shane McLennan: shane.mclennan@bdac.com.au or 5442 4947.