Job opportunity: support and expand the PiP network!

Prevention of Violence Against Women – Specialist

Full time (1.0 EFT), 12 month position

  • Do you have a passion for contributing to a growing team of dedicated prevention experts to support a network of professionals? 
  • Are you interested in developing relationships and networks with prevention agencies across the state?
  • A full time 12 month contract with generous leave entitlements and salary packaging 

What will be your key focus?

We are seeking a Prevention of Violence Against Women (PVAW) Specialist to support the expansion of our primary prevention activity and provide policy and advocacy advice to the Director – PVAW.

The focus of this role will be on the expansion of the Partners in Prevention (PiP) project including strategy development, project and event planning, stakeholder engagement, content sourcing and development, and management of external providers. PiP is a network of professionals supporting and partnering with early childhood services and schools in Victoria to plan, implement and evaluate respectful relationships education.

You will lead and manage respectful, positive and strategic stakeholder relationships relating to prevention projects and activities and represent DVRCV at external events as requested by the Director – PVAW.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Health Promotion/Public Health, Women’s/Gender Studies or other relevant tertiary qualification or 5 years’ experience in the prevention sector
  • Sound understanding of the Change the Story, Australia’s National Framework to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children and the evidence based around violence prevention in education setting
  • Demonstrated project management expertise
  • Detailed knowledge of the prevention of violence against women sector
  • Experience developing creative content suitable for both digital and print applications

About our organisation

Established in 1986, DVRCV is now the leading Victorian provider of resources and training to professionals working to prevent or respond to family violence and other forms of violence against women. Our team of over 20 staff advocates for changes to policy and practice to improve responses to family violence and work to prevent all forms of violence against women.

DVRCV also provides referrals and information for victim/survivors of violence, and the friends and family who support them. DVRCV is a state-wide not for profit registered training organisation with DGR status.

A full position description is available below:

PVAW Specialist – Position Description

Applications close 2 June, 2017. 

How to apply

Enquiries to Director – PVAW, Krista Seddon on (03) 9486 9866.

Email applications with a cover letter, CV and response to the Key Selection Criteria to Cate Edwards, Director – People and Services at, using the subject line: Prevention of Violence Against Women – Specialist application (PiP website). 

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

Acknowledgement of country

DVRCV and the PiP network acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of the lands and waters throughout Australia.

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