Position Details
Reference Number 32840
Position Title Specialist Family Violence Advisor
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location Other
Position Summary

Specialist Family Violence Advisor in Mental Health


  • 0.6 EFT, 2 Year Fixed-term role
  • Opportunity to contribute to service development
  • Travancore location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

RCH Mental Health has a new opportunity for a Specialist Family Violence Advisor to join the Intensive Mobile Youth Outreach Service (IMYOS) team, based at the RCH Travancore Community Health. We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Senior Mental Health Clinician (Grade 3 Psychologist, Social Worker, Speech Pathologist, Occupational therapist or Grade 4 Psychiatric Nurse), with extensive experience working in the family violence service sector, to contribute in a 0.6 EFT, 2 year Fixed-Term role.


The Specialist Family Violence Advisor will provide practice leadership to develop the capacity of RCH Mental Health to recognise and respond to family violence.  This opportunity is a chance to extend your mental health skills and knowledge and to contribute your family violence service sector expertise within this supportive Child and Adolescent Mental Health team.


Our service is continuously working towards becoming a Centre of Excellence within Australia. This is an exciting role with leadership opportunities and allows you to demonstrate your advanced skills with young people, their families and support systems.


RCH Mental health offers a range of professional development and quality supervision opportunities.  If you have relevant qualifications and experience in the provision of effective and high quality child and adolescent mental health care – please call us to find out more.  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police and working with children's check.


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Extensive experience in the family violence service sector
  • Advanced clinical skills in working with children and adolescents and their families and/or care systems
  • Extensive leadership experience


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!



Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Cassandra Di Censo
Contact Number 0403580046
Contact Email Cassandra.DiCenso@rch.org.au
Closing Date 12/02/2019
Position Description PD Specialist FV Advisor 11 Jan 2019.doc