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Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesSocial Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 27 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
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Personal Safety Initiative Coordinator

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Work TypesContract, Part Time
  • CategoriesSocial Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 27 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
  • Part-time 0.5 EFT
  • 12-month contract
  • Mornington

Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. All of our services are informed by the latest evidence and research and adopt a best practice approach. We are committed to continuous improvement, innovation and delivering measurable outcomes.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand [GSANZ] is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to staff wellbeing. We offer a supportive work environment, ongoing professional development for staff and a competitive remuneration package. We encourage flexible working arrangements and provide access to salary packaging.

About the role

The Personal Safety Initiative (PSI) is a Department of Health and Human Service (the department) initiative that aims to assist victim survivors of family violence at high risk to remain in their homes while leaving violence. This PSI Coordinator will be responsible for strengthen relationships between family violence specialist services, security organisations, Victoria Police, courts and other parties to improve responses to victim survivors using personal safety technologies.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Formal qualifications in Social Work, Human Services or relevant discipline, or commensurate experience in the public or community sector
  • A comprehensive understanding of the Victorian family violence system
  • Knowledge of the political and government initiatives driving family violence reform
  • Experience in family violence programs to facilitate safety in the home and/or experience with technologies in the family violence space such as security systems and security audits
  • Demonstrated experience in providing specialist family violence services for victim-survivors of family violence, including adults and children
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in diverse communities such as Aboriginal populations, culturally diverse communities, those identifying as LGBTI, older people and those living with a disability
  • Current Australian Driver’s License
  • A satisfactory Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)

To find out more about the role and the work of Good Shepherd please explore our website: www.goodshepherd.com.au.

How to apply

To apply please review the attached position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au, using the subject line: Personal Safety Initiative Coordinator application via EthicalJobs. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.

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