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Project Officer: Family Violence Capacity Building, AOD Sector

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Organisation : Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA)

Location : Melbourne (Collingwood)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Families

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $77,913-$85,639

Application closing date : 4 Jul, 2021

About the role

(0.8-1.0 FTE)

  • Be part of a small, focused and effective organization
  • Work with a committed team seeking to make a difference
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary packaging available

The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) is seeking an independent and self-motivated individual, with a background in family violence. The position supports implementation of the Victorian family violence reforms within the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector. Funding for this project role is derived from the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) Framework Sector Grant (2021-23).

This role will develop and deliver tailored support initiatives for prescribed AOD services and support the implementation of MARAM, the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme, and the Child Information Sharing Scheme collectively. 

The role will also facilitate linkages and relationship building between participating agencies and partners while looking for opportunities to strengthen intra-sector and cross sector relationships.   

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the work of the AOD sector in Victoria, the family violence reforms, and the intersection between the two.  It requires an enthusiastic and positive outlook, skills in creating connections and relationships, and very high quality written and interpersonal communication skills.

The role will include analysing and problem-solving complexity around policy implementation, working with stakeholders to find solutions, and communicating these effectively.

This role requires interest in the structural conditions of disadvantaged populations and a strong interest in advocacy.  

The duration of this 0.8-1.0 EFT position is through to 30 June, 2022.  Continuation is subject to performance and renewed funding.

Salary will be in the range of $77,913 to $85,639, subject to the successful applicant’s skills and experience.  Salary packaging is available.

Applications close Sunday, 4 July, 2021.

For further information please contact Scott Drummond, Program Manager, VAADA.  PH: 9412 5600  

View the position description here:

(please note, only applications addressing the Key Selection Criteria as specified in the Position Description will be considered.)

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA)

VAADA is a non-government peak organization representing publicly funded Victorian alcohol and other drug (AOD) services. VAADA aims to support and promote strategies that prevent and reduce the harms associated with AOD use across the Victorian community.

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