Implementation Specialist

Organisation : Save The Children

Location : Melbourne

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Program Coordination & Management

Sector : Children, Families

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 21 Dec, 2018

About the Role

  • Melbourne location
  • Two-year, fixed term contract

The role:

Reporting to the Senior Advisor, Implementation, the primary function of the Implementation Specialist is to support agencies to successfully implement effective programs, practices and service models.

You will assist client organisations in a variety of ways, including consultation, provision of training, post-training support, facilitation of local implementation teams, field observations, and supporting the establishment and operation of continuous quality assurance mechanis ms. You will also contribute to project management, research activities and publications depending on the nature of the projects allocated.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead a diverse range of activities that result in the development and implementation of effective programs, practices and service models
  • Conduct knowledge exchange, project planning and implementation activities
  • Work with the team to prepare tenders, reports and grant submissions
  • Other duties as required

What you will bring:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A strong philosophical commitment to the scientist-practitioner model
  • Master’s level qualification in a relevant field (e.g. psychology, social work, teaching, nursing)
  • Prior experience providing community-based and home-based service delivery using evidence-based and/or empirically supported interventions to treatment
  • Clinical competence in family therapy, behaviour therapy, child development and parenting interventions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to engage with a wide range of professionals
  • Skills in facilitating professional development and/or training events
  • High-level written and verbal skills

What’s in it for you:

  • Agile work environment with flexible work arrangements
  • Flexibility in working hours to promote work / life balance
  • Competitive salary reflective of skills and experience

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Save The Children

The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is an intermediary organisation positioned between the domains of policy, research and practice within child, youth and family services. We are a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to achieve the most desirable life outcomes for children, families and communities through informed use of evidence in practice, programming and policy.

Apply for this Job

To apply for this role, please submit your cover letter and resume to Nerida Heyward,

Applications close 21 December 2018.

Position Description – Implementation Specialist

We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please note: The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is founded by Save the Children Australia. Being a child-safe organisation, all employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Please quote in application: Implementation Specialist via Pro Bono Australia.


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