Director, Program & Service Development

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: SES1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/FSV/375840
Closing Date: 29-May-2022
Salary Range: $199,014 - $257,111
Job Duration: Up to 5 years
Attachments: 2022-05-13 375840 PD Director Program and Service Development.docx (Word, 232KB)
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Contact: Kelly Stanton, Executive Director
0421 059 454

Position Details

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director, Program and Service Development provides strategic leadership, develops and delivers strategic approaches to the development and management of family violence and sexual assault services. The role leads continuous improvement in performance and service quality in family violence and sexual assault services.  The Director works in partnership with colleagues across FSV, government and sector to implement and operationalise family violence and sexual assault programs and services.

Are you:

  • An experienced people leader who can lead and inspire a diverse group of professionals, while making best use of available resources to deliver improved outcomes?
  • A leader who can quickly establish and maintain credibility and strong stakeholder relationships with the ability to manage negotiations with internal and external stakeholders?
  • Motivated to make a difference and drive change and innovation?

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria and qualification requirements for the role please refer to the Position Description attached.

MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY
The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Victorian Chief Health Officer's Directions as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The department's policy (attached) outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required.  For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement. Please refer to the attached policy for more information - DFFH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applicants are required to submit a CV and cover letter outlining their suitability to the position in line with the Key Selection Criteria (max 2 pages)

All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to JSE) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  c

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position. 


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