RAV is a secular, community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations who have been providing services to the Victorian community for over 70 years. Our vision is for “positive, respectful, safe and fulfilling relationships for all Australians”. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of their religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. RAV provides services from centres across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.
About the role
Reporting to the Senior Manager Southern and Eastern Melbourne, the role is responsible for the delivery and support of Tuning in to Kids and Dad’s Tuning in to Kids educational parenting programs that focuses on the emotional connection between parents and children. This role focuses on enabling participants to connect with others in a similar situation and their own children and provides participants with support as well as an opportunity to develop skills to overcoming relationship difficulties.
This position is based at our Cranbourne centre. The role is part-time, three (3) days per week, on a fixed-term contract for two (2) years with the possibility of an extension dependant on funding.
Skills, experience and qualifications
- Appropriate tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work or a related allied health discipline and eligibility for membership of appropriate professional body.
- Demonstrated experience and expertise working with children, adolescents and families, including group work interventions.
- Sound risk/assessment skills and ability to make appropriate referrals for children, young people and their families.
- Demonstrated capacity to work independently and as part of a team.
- Current Australian Driver’s license.
What we offer
A competitive salary package is on offer to the successful candidate with a base salary range of $88k to $94k (pro-rata) per annum, superannuation and access to salary packaging. We are an ‘employer of choice’ providing best practice professional development, training, clinical supervision and work / life balance conditions and benefits to our staff.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, use the APPLY button and attach your covering letter responding to the above job requirements “Skills, experience and qualifications” and your current resume/cv.
A copy of the position description is available in the application box above. For SEEK candidates, please find the position description at www.rav.org.au/careers.
For specific queries about this position contact Jackie Blake, Senior Manager Southern and Eastern Melbourne (Acting) by phoning 042902803. Applications close on 19 July 2022.
The Victorian Chief Health Officer has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all authorised workers unless a medical exemption applies. RAV services are required to comply with these orders. The health and safety of our employees and clients is a priority. Candidates are required to provide vaccination evidence during the recruitment process.
RAV is committed to building and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages 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 staff must undergo a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check. RAV is a public benevolent institution.