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Aboriginal Life! Project Officer

Employer: Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Health Promotion, Indigenous, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 19 March, 2019.
Applications close: 05 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Unique opportunity to join a dynamic team
  • Full-time, 12 month contract
  • New Program

VACCHO is Victoria’s peak representative Aboriginal health body, championing community control and health equality for our communities. We are a centre of expertise, policy advice, training, innovation and leadership in Aboriginal health, advocating for the equality and wellbeing of all Aboriginal people across the state.

This newly created role will be involved in consultation and development of a new approach and program model for the prevention of chronic disease, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease for Aboriginal Victorians

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Proven leadership in public health, nutrition, physical activity and/or health promotion
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the philosophy and practice of Aboriginal Community Control and self-determination
  • Strong project management skills and ability to recommend culturally appropriate solutions to problems arising

This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to make a difference and support VACCHO’s members to create positive change in their communities.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.