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Health Promotion Coordinator - Preventing Violence Against Women

DPV Health
  • Full Time or Part Time (0.8)
  • Fixed Term until June 2021

Are you an advocate for gender equality and preventing violence against women?   Are you looking to make an impact and drive positive cultural and behavioral change through building healthy and sustainable networks and communities?

If you’ve answered ‘’Yes’’ to the above questions, you could be managing the specific portfolio of “Preventing Violence Against Women- (PVAW)” at DPV Health.

Your New Organisation

DPV Health is a leading healthcare services provider operating out of Melbourne’s Northern growth corridor. Our professional staff deliver a wide variety of clinical, community health and wellbeing services.

At DPV Health we pride ourselves on being inclusive and celebrating the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about supporting people to lead safe and healthy lives. We are dedicated to working with women, culturally diverse communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, disabled, LGBTIQ and youth.

A little about the role

The Health Promotion Coordinator focuses on the PVAW priority of the Integrated Health Promotion Program and reports to the Team Leader, Population Health.  The position is a fixed contract until 30 June 2021.

A key focus of the position will be to:

  • Lead the design and development of projects focused on gender equality and the prevention family violence
  • Build trusted partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to plan projects
  • Implement and evaluate health promotion initiatives and develop reports.

In this position you will be responsible for the design, implementation and delivery of community projects and campaigns in the PVAW sector. You will be required to use a place based approach and efficient resource management skills to build, evaluate and manage these programs. You will be provided with guidance, resources, flexibility and support to explore new methodologies to deliver innovative and impactful projects in addressing family violence and the promotion of gender equality.

About you:

  • You have demonstrated experience in health promotion and successful coordination of projects with a range of stakeholders.
  • You have extensive experience within the health and community sectors
  • You are passionate about preventing violence against women and gender equality  and driven to improve outcomes in the local area
  • You are dedicated and determined to change community behaviours, opinions and attitudes.

You will also have:

  • Excellent team skills, interpersonal skills and ability to lead projects.
  • Open minded and ability to be innovative, agile and challenging the status quo.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work harmoniously and cooperatively within a team.
  • A hands-on approach to building and implementing projects.

About the perks

  • Salary Packaging – part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, saving thousands in tax each year!
  • Work-Life Balance – we understand that work-life balance is important and accommodate flexibility for team members wherever possible.
  • Health and Wellbeing – we promote health and wellbeing for our people, just like we would for the communities we serve. We provide flu vaccinations on site free of cost, and confidential counselling services just to name a few.
  • Professional Development – with access to modern, digital eLearning you’ll have flexibility of course timing with access to shorter, more customised content. Accompanied by face to face training, your continual professional development is always at the top of our priority list.

The fine print

  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Check, hold a valid WWCC and Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check
  • Full driver license and travel between sites will be required
  • You may be asked to either provide or register for a Medicare and MBS provider number and agree to donate the total amount from this work to DPV Health

DPV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring we have an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace for our staff and clients. To us diversity means people of any age, family situation, cultural and linguistic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical sex characteristics, ability or disability, health, life experience, socio-economic situation, faith, spirituality and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. We encourage all individuals to apply.

For further enquires contact: Neela Konara, Team Leader Population Health, Neela.konara@dpvhealth.org.au, using the subject line: Health Promotion Coordinator - Preventing Violence Against Women enquiry via EthicalJobs or Phone: 03 8401 2751.

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