- Job posted on: 9th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
Our Watch is a national leader of primary prevention of violence against women and their children.
Our vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our role is to stop violence before it starts.
Our Watch recognises and values diversity among its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds to apply, especially people who have a strong understanding of intersectionality, either by working with diverse population groups or from a lived experience.
Our Watch is committed to increasing employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reporting to the Manager, Policy, and located in the Department of Communities Tasmania, the Our Watch Senior Advisor (Tasmania) provides expert primary prevention policy and practice analysis and advice to the Department of Communities Tasmania and other relevant Tasmanian Government agencies. The role helps drive and support the Tasmanian Government’s emerging work on primary prevention, including the primary prevention components of Safe Homes, Families, Communities, and ensure that this work is informed by Our Watch’s evidence base and organisational expertise. The Senior Advisor will also seek to identify ongoing opportunities for Tasmania to contribute to Our Watch’s mission to drive nationwide change to prevent violence against women.
You will be able to provide expert, evidence-based advice, analysis and guidance on the prevention of violence against women. You will have a strong understanding of current policy and practice relating to the prevention of violence against women and gender equality. You will also have strong written communication skills, and demonstrated experience distilling complex ideas into concrete and accessible guidance and advice for a varied audience, including policymakers.
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A position description is attached.