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Sexual Violence Specialist - DFSV Linker

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About Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) provides a safe, judgement-free environment where individuals, couples, and families can address the critical matters impacting their relationships, and their lives.

What you’ll do

As our Sexual Violence Specialist, you’ll play a pivotal role in leading initiatives aimed at addressing and preventing child sexual assault and sexual violence within the community.

You'll provide training, support, and coordination services to healthcare professionals, general practices, and relevant service providers and empower healthcare professionals to create safe spaces for disclosures and ensure that survivors receive the support they need.

  • Implement the Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence (DFSV) Linker Service Coordination and Primary Care Training Program in liaison with the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network
  • Engage directly with general practices to deliver essential training sessions
  • Provide expert advice and support services to facilitate timely referrals and patient support for people affected by child sexual assault and sexual violence
  • Engage directly with individuals who have experienced child sexual violence to connect them with the appropriate support services
  • Collaborate with local health districts and relevant service providers to strengthen support systems
  • Manage data and reporting requirements to ensure program effectiveness

The details:

  • Full time 2-year contract
  • $44 – 49 per hour (depending on skills and experience) + leave loading + super + salary packaging benefits (if you've never worked for a NFP visit to find out how this translates to more in your take home pay)
  • Based in Penrith with travel across the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury & Lithgow region
  • Potential to work from home at times in line with business needs
  • Valid NSW Class C driver's licence and own comprehensively insured motor vehicle
  • Flexibility to work outside of business hours on occasion where required

What you’ll bring:

  • Strong knowledge and skills in working with child sexual assault and sexual violence
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in community development, social work, social welfare, health promotion or similar field, supported by relevant experience
  • Skills and experience in capacity building activities, including training and coaching
  • Knowledge of the local service system, and ability to facilitate effective referrals
  • Proven experience establishing and maintaining effective partnerships and working collaboratively with other organisations

Why work with us?

  • Make a genuine difference to the lives of individuals affected by sexual violence
  • Work alongside people who truly care about what you achieve together
  • We offer many benefits including flexible working options, salary packaging, additional leave days, employee referral program, fitness passport
  • We value inclusion and belonging. We want a workforce that is reflective of all the communities we serve. To strengthen our inclusive practice, we have employee action groups: Accessibility, Reconciliation, Gender, Sex & Sexually Diverse and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
  • We are committed to deepening our relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We have a stretch Reconciliation Action Plan to guide our efforts to build strong relationships, increased employment, and enhanced respect between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other communities

Next Steps

Interested? Apply today as we want to move quickly with this recruitment.

RANSW requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check prior to employment.

It is a condition of employment from 1 January 2022, that employees who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination must be fully vaccinated to perform duties at any of our workplaces. If you are not medically eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, you must provide Relationships Australia NSW with acceptable evidence of having a health condition for which obtaining a COVID-19 vaccination is contraindicated.

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