Current Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS)

To apply  for any of the following vacancies send in a cover letter, resume, and responses to the selection criteria to employment@vahs.org.au

Occupational Therapist 

Applications close | Sunday 9pm, 19 November 2023.

Social Emotional Well-Being Support Worker

Applications close | Sunday 9pm, 19 November 2023.

Family Violence Therapeutic Practitioner

Applications close | Sunday 9pm, 19 November 2023.

If you’re interested or may know someone, please send application with a cover letter, resume, and responses to the selection criteria to employment@vahs.org.au

Expressions of Interest – Public Intoxication Reforms Centralised Service

VAHS are in the process of implementing a 24/7 statewide telephone intake service to support the decriminilisation of public intoxication.

We are looking for:

  • Call Centre operators
  • Cultural lead
  • Clinical Lead
  • AOD Workers

Full time, Part time and Casual positions available working from home. All resources and training will be provided to undertake your roles.

Find out more here

If this interests you, and you would like to be a part of the team please send the following:

A cover letter outlining:

  • A little about yourself and your experience/qualifications
  • What you know about the Public Intoxication Reform
  • Your hours of availability (business hours, after hours, weekends)
  • Current resume

Please send to melissa.donovan@vahs.org.au or email for further information.

EOI closes 8th October 2023

Download PDF Expression of Interest

Expression of Interest – General

Submit an expression of interest for a position that may become available to employment@vahs.org.au

This should include a covering letter outlining your job interest(s), an up to date resume and two current employment referees.

Your details will remain on file for a period of 12 months. Resumes on file are referred to from time to time as positions arise with VAHS and you may be contacted if another job matches your skills, experience and/or qualifications. Expressions of interest are destroyed in a confidential manner after 12 months.

Applying for a Current Vacancy

Unless the advertisement specifies otherwise, please follow the directions below when applying.

Your application/cover letter should include:

  • Current name, address and contact details
  • A brief discussion on why you feel you would be the appropriate candidate for the position
  • Response to the key selection criteria should be included – discussing how you meet these

Your Resume should include:

  • Current name, address and contact details
  • Summary of your career showing how you have progressed to where you are today. Most recent employment should be first. For each job that you have been employed in state the Job Title, the Employer, dates of employment, your duties and responsibilities and a brief summary of your achievements in the role
  • Education, include TAFE or University studies completed and the dates. Give details of any subjects studies that you believe give you skills relevant to the position applied for
  • References, where possible, please include 2 employment-related references and one personal character reference. Employment references must not be from colleagues, but from supervisors or managers that had direct responsibility of your position.

Ensure that any referees on your resume are aware of this and permission should be granted.

How to apply

Send your application, response to the key selection criteria and your resume to employment@vahs.org.au

All applications must be received by the due date unless the previous extension is granted.

When applying for vacant positions at VAHS, it is important to know the successful applicants are chosen on merit and suitability for the role.

VAHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to ensuring that staff selection procedures are fair to all applicants regardless of their sex, race, marital status, sexual orientation, religious political affiliations, disability, or any other matter covered by the Equal Opportunity Act

You will be assessed based on a variety of criteria:

  • Your application, which includes your application letter which address the key selection criteria and your resume
  • Verification of education and qualifications
  • An interview (if you are shortlisted for an interview)
  • Discussions with your referees (if you are shortlisted for an interview)
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia
  • Employment is conditional upon the receipt of:
    • A current Working with Children Check
    • A current National Police Check
    • Any licenses, certificates and insurances