- Job posted on: 8th Apr 2021
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DVAC works with individuals and communities to eliminate, prevent and respond to domestic and family violence, and sexual violence by: Collaboratively providing quality support services; Challenging social norms and structures that enable people to use violence/enable the use of violence; Building awareness and capacity within the community; and Encouraging egalitarian relationships.
This is a maternity relief position commencing in June 2021 until April 2022.
The Violence Prevention Team Leader manages a team of Domestic and Family Violence Specialists. This management involves oversight of human resources, service delivery, quality practice development, and an integrated service response. The Team Leaders at the Domestic Violence Action Centre work passionately to prevent and respond to gendered-based violence. Therefore, it is expected that the team leader in this position is be able to manage autonomously, ethically and with limited direction.
The Violence Prevention Team Leader is required to work within the philosophy, objectives and policies of the organisation including:
The Violence Prevention Team Leader is ultimately accountable to the Service Manager and may also report to the CEO and the Board as the employing body. The Violence Prevention Team Leader will comply with organisational policies to ensure accountability and transparency regarding decision making to the Executive, and to the staff body where appropriate The Violence Prevention Team Leader is also accountable to women, children and also, men who are eligible to access the service.
Please see attached Position Description for more in-depth information about the position.
The Team Leader role is designed to build the capability of their team and service delivery in responding to domestic and family violence. The role also supports the Executive team to understand service delivery strengths as well as its gaps, including areas for growth and development. Specifically, the team leader is expected to:
Please address how you meet the required criteria for the role:
A position description is attached.