Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women’s Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Communications, Marketing and Media, Finance, Human Resources, IT and Telecommunications

Reference: 21993

Position Title & Department: Project Officer (SHRFV), Strategy, Planning and Performance

Fixed Term Position

February 1 to June 2021

Up to 30.4 hours per week (negotiable)

The Royal Women’s Hospital is Australia’s first and largest specialist hospital dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of newborns and women of all ages. To join the Women’s is to be instrumental in forging progress towards health equity for women from ground-breaking research through to the bedside delivery of multi-disciplinary clinical care.

Creating exceptional experiences is at the heart of everything we do for our patients, their families, and our people across our specialised services within maternity, neonatal and women’s health.

The SHRFV Project Officer sits within the Strategy, Planning and Performance team who is responsible for leading the Department of Health and Human Services funded Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence (SHRFV) Project and Family Violence Workplace Support Program. These initiatives aim to increase staff competence, develop and share resources and build hospital capacity across Victoria to respond to family violence and improve outcomes for patients and staff who experience family violence

Your contribution

The Project Officer will support the implementation of SHRFV and initiatives from the Women’s Prevention of Violence Against Women’s Strategy.

Your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

Support the SHRFV Project Manager to provide policy leadership to the Director of Prevention of Violence Against Women on violence as a women’s health issue and advocate for the role of hospitals in responding to family violence

Assist to coordinate aspects of the implementation of Prevention of Violence Against Women Strategy, including coordinating activities and projects and engaging internal and external stakeholders

Attend operational and program advisory committees, networks and working groups that align with the Women’s strategic violence against women priorities

Deliver family violence training and support the management of the continuous improvement of family violence training content and delivery

About you

Internal and external applicants are encouraged to apply, to be successful within this role you will need to have:

Knowledge and understanding of sensitive and complex issues affecting women’s health policy and service delivery in the Victorian context

Knowledge and understanding of the family violence policy and service delivery environment in Victoria

Experience working in a hospital project, in a role with people affected by family violence

Experience delivering training, preferably training pertaining to family violence

Experience supporting complex projects

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

It is a policy of the Women’s to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the hiring manager listed under ‘Contact Person’

Ready to make the move?

Please note that applications close on 6/1/2021 and applicants are required to attend an interview via Webex on 13/1/2021 and be available to begin in the role by 1/2/2021. For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.