Senior Project and Implementation Officer - Evidence Strategy (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2023

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DFFH/586577

Reference: VG/DFFH/586577

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

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.


Senior Project and Implementation Officer - Evidence Strategy

The Senior Project and Implementation Officer is part of a team that works to embed evidence-informed interventions and approaches across the community services system. You will use your knowledge mobilisation and stakeholder engagement skills to support the department and community service providers to deliver evidence-informed practices and programs that improve outcomes for clients.

In this two-year role, you will:

  • build strong collaborative working relationships with sector stakeholders to support the successful implementation of the Victorian and Aboriginal Family Preservation and Reunification Response (the Response)
  • work in a team to scale up systemic approaches to knowledge translation and mobilisation that drive evidence-informed practice in children and families services
  • lead efforts to support systematic monitoring of the Response at an agency and system level, including supporting the establishment and operation of continuous quality assurance mechanisms.

Are you

  • Experienced in knowledge mobilisation and implementation strategies that support real-world application of evidence?
  • A strong communicator who enjoys working in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders?
  • An energetic and motivated team player who enjoys working collaboratively to find solutions to complex problems and improvements to systems and processes?
  • Knowledgeable of the human services delivery system and passionate about driving system improvement?
  • Open to ongoing development and learning in response to emerging challenges and opportunities? 



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.

Senior Project and Implementation Officer - Evidence Strategy  (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2023

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Nicola Thomson | 0429 964 725

Senior Project and Implementation Officer - Evidence Strategy  (VPSG5)