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Primary Prevention Officer – Full time

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Organisation : The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre

Location : VIC Regional (Geelong West)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Education & Training, Families, Women

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 15 Aug, 2021

About the role

About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

We are a leading organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Barwon, West Melbourne and Wimmera Regions. Providing specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services, including 24 hour crisis care support, case management, therapeutic counselling, early intervention and professional education and training, we continue to grow and develop our offerings. 

About The Role

The Primary Prevention Officer is responsible for planning, developing and delivering initiatives to raise community awareness and promote and progress gender equality and the prevention of violence against women.

In this role you will:

  • Plan, develop and deliver primary prevention initiatives in the community.
  • Raise awareness of the drivers of violence against women and family violence, and actions to prevent this violence from happening
  • Ensure primary prevention work is aligned with business unit plan and strategic directions of organisation.
  • Build on our feminist intersectional approach to primary prevention
  • Support the development and review of prevention focussed training materials and capacity building resources and support delivery of relevant training as a co-facilitator
  • Engage with stakeholders, build connections, co-facilitate as appropriate, share knowledge to influence practice a
  • Design and deliver presentations and public speaking

About You

You have an informed and comprehensive understanding of the social and economic determinants of violence against women and of the evidence based prevention framework, settings and approaches. You have a proven ability to provide specialist knowledge and subject matter expertise in relation to gender based violence, including responses to sexual assault and family violence and to communicate, liaise and negotiate with other relevant professionals in this regard.

You thrive working autonomously and in a dynamic team environment, with the ability to prioritise competing demands. You will be a values driven person, motivated to make a difference.

If you share our vision for a community free from family violence and sexual assault, we would like to hear from you.  We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We offer a variety of career pathway options, leading salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and your life.

The successful candidate will be required to maintain a current Working With Children’s check and National Police Check at their own expense.

Why work for The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre?

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 10 weeks Paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging

Health and Wellbeing initiatives

  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Internal book exchange program
  • Social initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre

About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

We are a leading organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Barwon, West Melbourne and Wimmera Regions. Providing specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services, including 24 hour crisis care support, case management, therapeutic counselling, early intervention and professional education and training, we continue to grow and develop our offerings. 

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