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Stakeholder Engagement Lead - Family Violence Pilot (VIC)

Australian Red Cross
  • Max term role until end December 2021
  • Part time hours (30.4 hours per week)
  • North Melbourne location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. We strongly believe that how we work is as important as what we do. We put humanity in action.

About the Program

The Family Violence Program is a pilot program which has been set up to support people on temporary visas who are experiencing domestic and family violence. This includes Red Cross providing financial assistance to this group, as an extension of the current nationwide emergency relief program.

About the role

The Stakeholder Lead will also be responsible for overseeing and supporting the day-to-day work of Complex Caseworkers who will be providing casework support to clients experiencing multiple and complex vulnerabilities, including (but not limited to) physical and mental health concerns, family violence, protection concerns, homelessness, labour exploitation.

What you will bring

  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary family issues including family and domestic violence; the physical, emotional, psychological and behaviour impact of trauma and abuse; homelessness; child protection; poverty; mental health; AOD and knowledge of support services available to address these issues
  • A sound understanding of the social political issues and needs impacting migrants in transition
  • Demonstrated experience and achievement in stakeholder engagement and capacity building
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and the ability to work with and lead teams of people from diverse backgrounds
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a highly pressurised environment

Why work for us?

Know that the work you do directly contributes to reducing the vulnerability of people on temporary visas.

You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity, please refer to the position description below or contact Annie Harvey on 0408 826 797 for a confidential conversation.

Download File Stakeholder Engagement Lead - FV Pilot.pdf

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