Specialist Family Violence Advisor

Job posted: 03/02/2020
Applications close: 23/02/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 35281

Reference: 35281

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Specialist Family Violence Advisor in Mental Health

  • 0.6 EFT, Fixed Term until December 2021

  • Opportunity to contribute to service development

  • Travancore location

  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.

The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au

The Role:

RCH Mental Health has a new opportunity for a Specialist Family Violence Advisor to join the Intensive Mobile Youth Outreach Service (IMYOS) team, based at the RCH Travancore Community Health. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Senior Clinician with extensive experience working in the family violence service sector, to contribute in a 0.6 EFT, 2 year Fixed-Term role.

The Specialist Family Violence Advisor will provide practice leadership to develop the capacity of RCH Mental Health to recognise and respond to family violence.  This opportunity is a chance to extend your mental health skills and knowledge and to contribute your family violence service sector expertise within this supportive Child and Adolescent Mental Health team.

Our service is continuously working towards becoming a Centre of Excellence within Australia. This is an exciting role with leadership opportunities and allows you to demonstrate your advanced skills with young people, their families and support systems.

RCH Mental health offers a range of professional development and quality supervision opportunities.  If you have relevant qualifications and experience in the provision of effective and high quality child and adolescent mental health care – please call us to find out more.  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police and working with children's check.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Extensive experience in the family violence service sector

  • Advanced clinical skills in working with children and adolescents and their families and/or care systems

  • Extensive leadership experience

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!

Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.

To learn more about our staff benefits please go to:    https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

Are you ready to join our team?

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Specialist Family Violence Advisor

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Dr. Ric Haslam - 93454133

Specialist Family Violence Advisor