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Senior Prevention Advisor


Employer: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Work Type/s: Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Health Promotion, Project Management
Sector/s: State Government
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 14 February, 2019.
Applications close: 03 March, 2019.

About us

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation is a statutory authority, established in 2011. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of Victorians by working with communities and government to deliver effective, evidence-based initiatives to reduce and prevent gambling harm and provide support for those seeking help. We take a public health approach to our work, which means we focus on prevention, early intervention and support for Victorians who are particularly vulnerable to gambling harm, including in outer metropolitan, regional and rural communities.

About the role

An exciting vacancy exists for a fixed term position as a Senior Prevention Advisor in the Prevention team, within the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

The Prevention team’s role is to undertake primary prevention initiatives and programs to address gambling harms in Victorian communities. Working within a public health framework, the team partners with diverse stakeholders and takes an innovative, collaborative approach to its work. The team delivers a range of state-wide grants and settings based programs.

Reporting to the Director of Prevention, the role will be pivotal in planning, delivering and evaluating Foundation’s prevention grant and strategic partnership initiatives.

About you

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following attributes:

  • A tertiary qualification that incorporates health promotion, social policy, public health or community development
  • Well established knowledge and skills in the coordination of state-wide health promotion programs and initiatives.
  • Demonstrable relationship and stakeholder management skills and experience
  • Understanding of program evaluation frameworks and practices that monitor performance and demonstrate impact.

This position may be considered on a full time or part time basis (minimum of 4 days per week).

A full position description is available below.

How to apply for this job

Please click here to apply. Applications should include a resume and covering letter addressing the key selection criteria (refer to position description in the supporting materials section). Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Should you have any questions about the position please refer to the position description (attached to this Job Ad) or contact Morgan Schlotterlein on (03) 9452 2607.

Supporting materials  PD Senior Prevention Advisor DJ6792.pdf