Senior Prevention Partnerships Advisor

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation was created by the Victorian Parliament under the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Act 2011 specifically to address the challenge of gambling harm in the Victorian community.
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Department: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/VG-068
Closing Date: 03-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - VRG068 - Senior Prevention Partnerships Advisor ~ November 2021.DOCX (Word, 230KB)
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Contact: Heidi Rose

Position Details

About us

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation was created specifically to address the challenge of gambling harm in the Victorian community. Our purpose is to prevent and reduce gambling harm for all Victorians. Our role is to fund research and other activities that add to the knowledge and understanding of gambling harm; to work in partnership with others to offer evidence-based prevention programs and support services to those affected by gambling harm; and to deliver communication campaigns that inform and influence gambling-related attitudes and behaviours.

Gambling harm affects individuals, families, communities and populations. Accordingly, we take a public health approach to harm, which comprises evidence-based awareness, prevention, early intervention, education, and treatment and support programs. Our strategic priorities are to:

  • Foster community understanding of gambling harm to lay the groundwork for the attitudinal changes required to prevent and reduce gambling harm
  • Inform and deliver prevention and intervention activities to reduce the harm in populations, communities and settings most affected by access and exposure to gambling  products
  • Strengthen the funded services system to provide accessible, integrated, relevant and visible options for the delivery of effective treatment and support to those seeking help for gambling harm.

About the role

An exciting vacancy exists for a fixed term (parental leave backfill) position as a Senior Prevention Partnership Advisor in the Prevention team, within the Prevention and Programs branch.

The Prevention team undertake primary prevention initiatives & programs to address gambling harms in Victorian communities.

Working within a public health framework, the team partners with diverse stakeholders to raise awareness and drive change. The team delivers a range of community-led & settings-based programs.

The role will be pivotal in planning, delivering & evaluating the Foundation's suite of community-led grants, strategic partnerships & pilot projects.

About you

To be successful, you will ideally possess the following attributes:

  • well established knowledge and skills in the design and management of state-wide health promotion programs and initiatives. 
  • demonstrable relationship and stakeholder management skills & experience
  • understanding of program evaluation frameworks & practices that monitor performance and demonstrate impact
  • demonstrable strategic thinking skills and the ability to produce high quality written materials in tight timeframes.

 Qualifications in health promotion, social policy, public health or community development will be well regarded

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements, we would love to hear from you.  Please click the “Apply now” button of this advertisement to start your application.  Applications should include a resume and a cover letter, highlighting your relevant experience to the position.  Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, or .pdf formats.

Should you have any questions about the position please refer to the position description (included in this job ad) or contact Heidi Rose, A/Branch Head, Prevention and Programs,

Please note, preferred applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks to comply with the VPS pre-employment screening processes.

Applications close on 3 July 2022




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