External Employment Opportunities
Trainer/Tutor - Victorian Aboriginal-Controlled Community Health Organisation (VACCHO)
VACCHO is Victoria’s peak representative Aboriginal Health body and champions community control and healthy equality in Aboriginal Health. VACCHO was established in 1996 and represents 27 Aboriginal Health Services (VACCHO Member Organisations) throughout Victoria. The majority of ACCHOs are multi-functional services with health as a key component of their role, although some solely specialise in health service delivery to their local community.
The VACCHO Education and Training Unit plays a key role in achieving the short and long-term goals of the VACCHO membership and the development of a highly skilled Aboriginal Health Workforce and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Victoria. It is also concerned with providing training to enable entry to employment in the broader health and community services sectors.
VACCHO is currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified trainers/educators living in metropolitan and regional centres (Shepparton/Gippsland/Geelong/Bendigo) areas to support our training and education needs for students undertaking:
- Certificate II and up to Diploma level qualifications in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care; and
- Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and/or Certificate IV in Mental Health
- Certificate III in Home and Community Care.
The training will be conducted in metropolitan and regional centres dependent upon demand.
To be successful in securing a role, candidates will possess:
- Experience as a trainer/educator with an ability to engage students
- Current vocational competencies in: clinical skills/ primary health care/ pathology/mental health and alcohol and other drugs.
- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
- Knowledge and experience of the Vocational Education and Training system
- Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
- Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal health issues, and the philosophy of Aboriginal community control
For further information about the role/s and how to apply please refer to the About Us - VACCHO jobs page on VACCHO's website.
Applicants must apply via the instructions on the web page and address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description as part of their application to be considered. Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 28th April 2015.
Manager, RTO Operations - VACCHO
VACCHO's Education and Training Unit is a Registered training organisation registered with the Australian Skills and Quality Authority. The Unit plays a key role in achieving the short and long-term goals of the VACCHO membership and the development of a highly skilled Aboriginal health workforce and the Aboriginal Community Controlled health sector in Victoria. The RTO delivers training in regional and metropolitan areas of Victoria as well as interstate. It has an expanding scope of registration and is a leading provider of training in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Primary health care.
The purpose of the Manager/Senior Team Leader RTO Operations is to provide support to the Director: Education and Training and to ensure the efficient and effective daily operations of the unit as well as implementing additional initiatives and strategies as identified from time to time. The role also provides operational leadership to a diverse team of staff ranging from Administration officers to educators and trainers. The role may also include programme coordination and training delivery.
For the full key selection criteria and key responsibilities, please see the position description below. Applications close 5pm, Tuesday 28th April 2015.