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Practice Development Advisor

Organisation : Domestic Violence Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Women

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 21 Oct, 2019

About the role

DV Vic is looking for a values driven, family violence and community sector specialist to join our growing team and organisation.  DV Vic offers its employees:

  • Above award wages and conditions under its Enterprise Agreement
  • Generous salary packaging options (total of $15,900), and meals and entertainment packaging
  • Christmas and New Year shut-down leave
  • Access to an additional support including Employee Assistance Program, and
  • Individual annual Professional Development budget.


The Practice Development Advisor will coordinate and develop two critical service models in consultation with our member services and in partnership with Family Safety Victoria (FSV):

  • a service model for family violence outreach services (non-residential) provided by specialist family violence services. This model will describe crisis and case management responses, brief interventions, and the provision of information and secondary consultation.
  • a service model that articulates services that are provided in family violence specific residential settings (‘family violence refuges’) including short term crisis accommodation, core, cluster and communal models of refuge.


The successful candidate will have a high level of technical expertise in program design and practice development, including a comprehensive understanding of the service system, the dynamics and impact of family violence and the client group.


The Practice Development Advisor is an exciting opportunity to inform the design and delivery of critical family violence outreach services and services within a residential setting.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Domestic Violence Victoria

Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) is the peak body for specialist family violence services for victim-survivors in Victoria. We are an independent, non-government organisation.  Our vision is for a world where everyone can live fulfilled lives, free from fear and violence.

How to apply for this role

  • View the full Position Description below or on our website
  • For further information on this position we encourage you to contact Erin Davis, on 99210828.
  • Submit your application, addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description, to Alison Macdonald, Acting CEO ( by COB: Monday 21 October 2019
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this job.
  • Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.


 Domestic Violence Victoria is committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer. We recognise the strength and value in diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Please quote in application: Practice Development Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.


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