Overview

Eastern Community Legal Centre Project Co-ordinator – SAGE Contract in Melbourne VIC

Eastern Community Legal Centre

Branch Melbourne VIC AU

Position:
Project Co-ordinator – SAGE
Location:
Melbourne VIC

ECLC was selected by the Australian Government to establish a specialist family violence unit under the Women’s Safety Package (announced in September 2015)….

Full-time and part-time (0.8 FTE) applications welcomed

  • Opportunity to co-ordinate an innovative pilot program
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging, leave loading and additional paid leave over Christmas/New Year
  • The Organisation ECLC responds to the legal and related needs of the communities across Melbourne’s east, with a focus on those most vulnerable. Professional and innovative services are delivered from three offices and numerous outreach locations.

    ECLC was selected by the Australian Government to establish a specialist family violence unit under the Women’s Safety Package (announced in September 2015). The SAGE ( Support. Advice. Guidance. Empowerment ) team provides end-to-end intensive legal support to vulnerable women experiencing or at risk of family violence, with a specific focus on early intervention and where clients are experiencing multiple legal issues.

    The independently run team operates on a co-case management model and includes the following personnel:

    • Project Co-ordinator – full-time (or part-time/4 days)
    • Community Lawyer – full-time
    • Family Violence Advocate – part-time/4 days; and
    • Intake and Administration Officer – part-time/2 days.

    The Role As the senior member of SAGE, the Project Co-ordinator plays an integral role in leading the development of the program through effective partnership work and collaborative practice, whilst supporting the team to achieve key objectives.

    Skills Required You will have a strong background in direct service provision, project management or community development, and experience building effective relationships with a broad range of stakeholders. You will have demonstrated ability to operate effectively in an autonomous role and possess outstanding communication, mentoring, consultation and reporting skills. Specifically, you will have:

    • Experience working with women responding to family violence
    • Sound knowledge and understanding of family violence issues
    • Experience planning, developing and delivering community education and development activities

    This is a full-time (or part time; 0.8 FTE), fixed term contract position until 31 August 2019, based at ECLC’s Boronia location and integrated outreach locations across the Eastern region. Attractive remuneration will be negotiated with the successful applicant based on qualifications, skills and experience.

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    Employment Type: Freelance
    Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU
    Posted on: 2017-04-21
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