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Program Coordinator

Relationships Australia Victoria

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Program Coordinator to join the Redress team.

About us

RAV is a secular, community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious. We have over 70 years’ experience providing effective client focused family and relationship support services. Our vision is for “positive, respectful, safe and fulfilling relationships for all Australians” and provide services from centres across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Manager Kew, this role is responsible for operationalising and overseeing the Redress counselling program, which provides trauma-informed and culturally appropriate counselling for individuals engaging with the National Redress Scheme. This position comprises components of client service delivery, team leadership, operational management as well as aspects of stakeholder engagement.

This role is a fixed term, three year contract. Whilst the initial program is for a fixed term, this may be extended which may see opportunity for this role to become permanent in the future.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in counselling, social work, social sciences or psychology.
  • Demonstrated previous experience in therapeutic work with individuals and families where complex trauma and/or childhood sexual abuse is a presenting issue and understanding of the impact of childhood trauma on adult functioning.
  • Significant experience in therapeutic assessment, case formulation and intervention in a similar setting.
  • Ability to effectively intervene, prioritise and manage crisis situations.
  • Effective stakeholder development and coordination capabilities.

A copy of the position description (can be viewed below and) is available at www.rav.org.au/careers .

What we can offer you

A competitive salary package is on offer to the successful candidate with a base salary range of $101k-$104k per annum, plus superannuation and access to generous salary packaging options where eligible.

  • We are an ‘employer of choice’ providing:
  • Family friendly policies / working environment
  • Work-life balance and generous additional leave conditions
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Best practice clinical supervision
  • Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) salary packaging for eligible staff
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) support

Next steps

Interested? Apply for this position, using the APPLY button and attach your current resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria above.

For specific queries about this position contact Carolyn Last, Senior Manager Kew by phoning 0448 396 865.

RAV is committed to building and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ communities and people with disabilities.

We are committed to the safety of our clients and staff and promote a child-safe work environment. We recognise the lifelong impacts of childhood trauma and recognise those who had children taken away from them.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory reference and background checking prior to employment including a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check. RAV is a public benevolent institution.

A position description is attached.

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