External Employment Opportunities

Senior Policy Officer - Commission for Children and Young People

The Senior Policy Officer is responsible for supporting key policy advice to support the work of the Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People. You will manage key projects and provide considered advice to improve the safety and wellbeing of Victoria’s Aboriginal babies, children and young people. You will have a good understanding of Aboriginal affairs policy and programs in Victoria and be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders including children and young people, Aboriginal community, government departments, community organisations, peak bodies, and other relevant bodies.

Classification: VPS 5
Salary range: Value range 1: $83,749 - $92,539; Value range 2: $92,540 - $101,330
Position number: CCYP/425278
Work location: Level 20, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne (some travel within
Victoria may be required)
Employment type: Ongoing. Full-time (76 hours per fortnight)
Position reports to: Manager Aboriginal Strategy and Policy
For further information: Janette Kennedy. Janette.kennedy@ccyp.vic.gov.au or phone (03) 8601 5272
Application Closing Date: 29 August 2014

Position description

Application form

The details can also be viewed on the website.


Koori Court Officer - Gippsland-East Gippsland

This is an exciting opportunity for a person of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent to work within Victoria’s Judicial system. The person will be based at Bairnsdale Law Courts.

Department: Court Services Victoria
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/MC2080
Closing Date: 24-Aug-2014
Salary Range: $58,630 - $71,189

VPS Grade 3 role in Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court
Ongoing Full Time

Position Details

The Koori Court is an initiative of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement and was initially established as a division of the Magistrates' Courts in Victoria. The Koori Court Officer will be responsible for a number of administrative, promotional and liaison tasks with the established Bairnsdale Koori Court.

How to apply:
Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.

This is a designated position under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.
Applicants should include:
1) resume
2) a short covering letter
3) completed application form (see file attachment).

or click here

You are only required to address the Key Selection Criteria listed on the Application Form. Individual responses to "key selection criteria" listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying.
If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email careers@justice.vic.au.

See below for the position description; it is also available from Careers @ Vic Gov, or by telephoning Travis Lovett, Manager, Koori Courts, Telephone: (03) 9032 0941.

Position description

Application form


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

Position description


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.



ANZ School-Based Traineeship - various locations across Victoria

In partnership with ANZ, AFL SportsReady now has a number of exciting Indigenous School Based Traineeship opportunities available for Indigenous secondary school students looking to pursue a career in Business and/or Financial Services.

There are a number of opportunities across Victoria open to Indigenous secondary students who are currently in year 10 and will be commencing year 11 in 2015. Opportunities are available across a number of Victorian regions including:

  • Grampians
  • Gippsland
  • Loddon Mallee
  • Hume
  • Southern Metropolitan
  • Eastern Metropolitan
  • Northern Metropolitan

Traineeships with the ANZ provide trainees with the opportunity to:

  • Work full time in an ANZ branch
  • Achieve a National Certificate qualification
  • Receive support by ANZ staff ongoing career support
  • Receive support and mentoring from an AFL SportsReady Indigenous mentor
  • Participate in networking activities with other young Indigenous people
  • Explore career opportunities with the ANZ upon completion of their traineeship

Applications for the 2015 program are now open and close on 31 August 2014. To apply for these exciting roles please submit an expression of interest via the ANZ website by clicking here

For more information about these roles please see the flyer attached or contact Paul Broderick, State Manager (03) 8413 3506 or Ralph White, Indigenous Community Engagement Coordinator 8413 3535.