Director PVAW

Job posted: 06/02/2020
Applications close: 27/02/2020 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, IT and Telecommunications, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 21438

Reference: 21438

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Health and Allied Health, Human Resources, IT and Telecommunications, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Director - Prevention of Violence against Women

Fixed Term Part Time Position - 12 months (maternity leave replacement)

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care. Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

The Strategy, Planning and Performance team is responsible for responsible for ensuring the Women’s has a sustainable future as a leading women’s health service provider and a strong advocate for women’s health. We are also responsible for working with the organisation to respond to the needs of our patients and consumers, facilitating the achievement of our strategic directions, driving a culture of innovation, building effective collaborative relationships with strategic partners, especially within the Parkville precinct, government, universities, donors, our peers, primary health care providers and other Women’s health organisations.

Your contribution

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be able to:

  • Establish and maintain strategic family violence partnerships in collaboration with the Director of the Centre for Family violence Prevention

  • Develop, implement and lead a strong family violence advocacy platform, with attention to funding sustainability

  • Manage and coordinate the System Audit Family violence Evaluation (SAFE project) funded by the Collier Charitable Fund Grant and led by the Centre for Family Violence Prevention

  • Lead the successful delivery of the Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence Program and Family Violence Workplace Support Program

  • Enhance the profile and integration Centre for Family Violence Prevention at the Women’s

  • Create and deliver innovative service development to establish the Women’s as a leader in the care of women and newborns.

About you

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • A qualification in Public Health, Planning, Project Management, Political Science, or other relevant qualification

  • Knowledge and understanding of prevention of violence against women, family violence and other sensitive and complex issues affecting women’s health policy and service delivery, and sensitivity to community perspectivesDemonstrated experience in conceptualising and analysing information or a range of issues and development of recommendations for change

  • Demonstrated experience in advocacy, writing research reports, briefs, proposals, correspondence and submissions for a range of different audiences, preferably for government agencies

  • Experience in the design and conduct of complex projects, leading and working with multidisciplinary teams and with diverse groups of stakeholders

  • Demonstrated experience in people management and building high performance teams

  • Demonstrated capability in relationship establishment and maintenance with external and internal partners

  • High level strategic, communication, negotiation, influencing and project management skills

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staffbenefits/(https://www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staffbenefits/)

We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters. The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below. All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

Director PVAW

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Elly Taylor - (03) 8345 2803

Director PVAW