Respectful Relationships Liaison Officer

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.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Gippsland - Various
Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20006560B
Closing Date: 17-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 30/06/2024
Attachments: 60331_Respectful_Relationships_Liaison_Officer_220121.doc (Word, 246KB)
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Contact: Nicola Stuart
nicola.stuart@education.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Respectful Relationships Liaison Officer

Inner Gippsland Area is looking for a highly motivated Respectful Relationships Liaison Officer, who will work closely with the Respectful Relationships Project Lead and existing Liaison Officer 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.

As part of the statewide Respectful Relationships team, the Liaison Officer will work closely with the Respectful Relationships Project Lead and existing Liaison Officer as part of the Inner Gippsland Area multidisciplinary team, supporting schools and networks to prevent family violence 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.

Liaison Officers will be experienced allied health professionals, with specialist knowledge in the area of family violence, and strong stakeholder engagement skills. A comprehensive knowledge of the Victorian education system is also 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.

This position is a fixed term position until 30 June 2024.

It is essential for the successful candidate to hold a Bachelor degree in Social Science - Social Work, health promotion or related field

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions. Please be sure to respond to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

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. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

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 http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

The department's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy requires employees to have an up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination (in most cases, 3 doses) and provide evidence of their vaccination status (including exceptions), to work outside their home, either at a department worksite or another employer's workplace. For this role, you are required to provide proof of  your up-to-date vaccination status as part of the recruitment process prior to commencement of employment.  This role requires onsite attendance at one or more department work locations. 

Applications close 17/08/2022


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