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Dhelk Dja Regional Coordinator, Population Health and Community Wellbeing Unit, East Division (Metro) (VPSG4)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 24/06/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / 5/06/2021 - 17/06/2022

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00380502

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00380502

Occupation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

WORK LOCATION: Eastern Metropolitan Region, Ringwood

 

The Dhelk Dja Regional Coordinator is central to supporting the Eastern Metropolitan Dhelk Dja Regional Action Group in its work toward developing community led initiatives and actions aimed at preventing, reducing and responding to family violence in Aboriginal communities.

The Dhelk Dja Regional Coordinator promotes the Dhelk Dja: Safe Our Way – Strong Culture, Strong Peoples, Strong Families, Victoria's Aboriginal 10 Year Family Violence Agreement within local and regional communities, with Aboriginal and mainstream organisations and across government departments. They facilitate and assist in the development of community-based responses to family violence.

Are you

  • Passionate about making a difference for local Aboriginal people across the Eastern Metropolitan Region to reduce family violence within the community?
  • Able to work with and build relationships with a variety of people to develop local solutions to local issues?
  • Confident in your ability to manage competing government priorities and community expectations?

Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the SPECIAL MEASURES PROVISION of S12(1) of the Equal Opportunity Act (VIC).

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Dhelk Dja Regional Coordinator, Population Health and Community Wellbeing Unit, East Division (Metro) (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 5/06/2021 - 17/06/2022

Job classification:

VPSG4

Contact:

Kevin Gregg-Rowan | Phone 0439 909 559

Dhelk Dja Regional Coordinator, Population Health and Community Wellbeing Unit, East Division (Metro) (VPSG4)