Victorian State Government - Department of Education and Training
Published
February 12, 2019
Location
Gippsland, Australia
Category
Job Type

Description

• Department of Education and Training
• VPS5
• Full time, FTE 1.0
• The position is based in Inner Gippsland area, with base location negotiable.

Job Summary
Are you looking for an amazing opportunity to be part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to addressing and preventing family violence?

Victorian schools and early childhood services play a vital role in preventing and addressing family violence.

Inner Gippsland Area is looking for a highly motivated Respectful Relationships Liaison Officer, who will work closely with the Respectful Relationships Project Lead as part of the Inner Gippsland Area multidisciplinary team, to support the delivery of the Respectful Relationships Initiative, designed to embed respectful relationships education through a whole school/setting approach, consistent with best
practice.

This exciting initiative aims to influence attitudes, knowledge and skills and change school/setting policies, practices, culture and ethos.

Position Details
As part of the statewide Respectful Relationships team, the Liaison Officer will work closely with the Respectful Relationships Project Lead within the Inner Gippsland Area multidisciplinary team, supporting schools and Early Childhood Services to prevent and respond to children and young people and staff witnessing or experiencing violence. This role will include providing advice about evidence based approaches and interventions, coordination of response, liaison with specialist services as well as working to embed systematic approaches and integrated processes in schools for effective family violence response and referrals.

The Liaison Officer will be an experienced allied health professional, with specialist knowledge in the area of family violence, and strong stakeholder engagement skills. A comprehensive knowledge of the Victorian education system is highly desirable.

In addition, Liaison Officers will need to have a strong understanding of the current issues and opportunities associated with family violence prevention and respectful relationships education.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training’s operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

For further information please contact Nicola Stuart – 03 5127 0448

More details and position description can be found at:
https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-DET-SEVR-26560
Applications close 28 February 2019

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