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There are currently two advertised job opportunities available at DVRCV.

Director - Workforce Strategy and Capability

  • Do you want an opportunity to shape the state-wide family violence workforce development strategy for DVRCV?
  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Generous leave entitlements and salary packaging are available

DVRCV actively encourages applications from women from culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women with disabilities. If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

About DVRCV:

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)’s vision is to create a world in which gender equality ensures women and their children are thriving, respected and free from violence.

We are a statewide organisation working across prevention and response providing:

  • Training courses, forums, events and workshops
  • Resources for professionals, victims, friends and family
  • Family violence websites and online resources
  • Advocacy and policy advice
  • Information and referrals

Your Role:

The role of the Director, Workforce Strategy and Capability is to ensure that DVRCV is positioned to respond to the growing family violence prevention and response workforce development needs across the state and to support the implementation of DVRCV’s new capability development model.

The Director will also be responsible for leading the design and overseeing implementation of innovative workforce development and capability building projects both within and outside of the specialist family violence prevention and response sectors.

The Director will lead the design of DVRCV’s workforce strategy and be responsible for providing policy and strategy advice to a range of internal and external stakeholders on effective workforce development and system capacity building.

The Director oversees a team of four leaders who manage the day to day activities of the team across four key areas:

  • Capability building
  • Workforce development projects
  • Education and training
  • Training logistics

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Strong, demonstrated expertise in strategy (within or outside the community sector)
  • Experience working within in or knowledge of the family violence, sexual assault or violence against women sector
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership and staff management
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain positive, long-term relationships with key stakeholders
  • Proven ability to manage large contracts (in excess of $500,000)
  • Project and contract management skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in developing and managing work unit and program budgets in a growth environment
  • Knowledge of current family violence reform
  • Knowledge of AQTF requirements through experience in or with a RTO (desirable but not mandatory)
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (or 8 years’ work experience) in Social Work, Human Services, Community Development or related discipline

View the complete Position Description

How to apply for this job

To apply for the role, email an application letter, resume and a 3 page statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria to Alison Roberts, EA to the CEO, at aroberts@dvrcv.org.au using the subject line: Director, Workforce Strategy and Capability application

If you have any inquiries or for a confidential discussion please contact Emily Maguire, CEO at emaguire@dvrcv.org.au or on 8346 5200.

If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to attend an interview on Friday 2nd November. Please ensure you availability on this date or let us know in your application.

DVRCV has an Equal Opportunity Exemption to employ only women (H15/2014).

DVRCV actively encourages applications from women from culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women with disabilities. If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

 

Prevention of Violence Against Women Specialist - Capability Building

A part time (0.9EFT) or full time 13 month maternity leave contract with flexible working hours. 

  • Do you want to join a supportive and dynamic team dedicated to preventing family violence and promoting respectful relationships?
  • Are you passionate about ending violence against women?
  • Generous leave entitlements and salary packaging are available
  • SCHADS Award Level 6.1

About DVRCV:

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)’s vision is to create a world in which gender equality ensures women and their children are thriving, respected and free from violence.

We are a statewide organisation working across prevention and response providing:

  • Training courses, forums, events and workshops
  • Resources for professionals, victims, friends and family
  • Family violence websites and online resources
  • Advocacy and policy advice
  • Information and referrals

Your Role:

The role of the Prevention of Violence against Women (PVAW) Specialist – Capability Building is to develop and deliver capacity-building projects and activities within the PVAW team with a specific focus on communities of practice and training. Reporting to PVAW Training Manager this role will work closely with other staff members to deliver on critical capacity and workforce development projects for prevention practitioners across the state.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Health Promotion/Public Health, Women’s/Gender Studies or other relevant tertiary qualification or 5 years’ experience in the prevention sector
  • Sound understanding of Change the Story, Australia’s National Framework to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children
  • Detailed knowledge of the prevention of violence against women sector
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating groups and training to a diverse range of audiences
  • Expertise in the development, delivery and evaluation of training for adult learners
  • Group facilitation and/or training skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills


Full position description available.

Applications close October 22, 2018.

If you have any inquiries or for a confidential discussion please contact Krista Seddon, Director - PVAW on (03) 9486 9866 or kseddon@dvrcv.org.au

To apply for the role, email an application letter, resume and statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria to Krista Seddon, Director - PVAW on (03) 9486 9866 or kseddon@dvrcv.org.au, using the subject line: Prevention of Violence Against Women (PVAW) Specialist - Capability Building application

DVRCV has an Equal Opportunity Exemption to employ only women (H15/2014).

DVRCV encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women with disabilities and LGBTIQ women.