Project Lead - Preventing & Managing Occupational Violence & Aggression (OVA)

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Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1293749
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Project Officer -Preventing and Managing Occupational Violence and Aggression 2017.pdf (PDF, 318KB)

Contact: Human Resources
5564 4155

Position Details

Experienced Project Managers are invited to apply to lead the Preventing and Managing Occupational Violence and Aggression (OVA) project in a temporary (9 months) 64 hours per fortnight capacity.  This project is aimed at project managing a review of current processes and as required implementing changes to ensure compliance with the Victoria Department of Health and Human Services Framework for Preventing and Managing OVA.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of five years' experience in project management with demonstrated successful outcomes.  A clinical background and/or in depth experience in the safety and wellbeing of staff would be highly regarded.

The role requires an ability to document policies and procedures, manage minutes and agendas and to analyse and interpret data or information. Relevant post-graduate tertiary qualifications are desirable but not essential.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Julianne Clift (Director of Nursing) on telephone 03 5563 1435 or via email

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 28 January 2018.  Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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