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Senior Practice Advisor, Workplaces

Our Watch is a national not-for-profit established in 2013 to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that lead to violence against women and their children.

Our Watch’s vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our mandate is to stop violence before it happens, and our purpose is to provide national leadership to prevent all forms of violence against women and their children. Our work will always be based on sound research and strong and diverse partnerships.

Our Watch recognises and values diversity amongst its staff and strongly encourages suitably qualified people from all backgrounds, especially people who have a strong understanding of intersectionality either by working with diverse population groups or a lived experience.
Our Watch is committed to increasing employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the role

Working within the Practice Leadership team, this position will be the organisational lead on the prevention of violence against women in the workplace setting. This will include supporting the promotion and implementation of Workplace Equality and Respect.

In collaboration with colleagues leading projects in the workplace setting, you will support the development and growth of the primary prevention workforce by delivering training and leading other capacity building activities.

You will also review and refine tools and resources on an ongoing basis and ensure the content of the Workplace Equality and Respect website is up to date and effective. 


About you

The Senior Practice Advisor, Workplaces will have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in health promotion, social or political science, gender studies, community development, other area of relevance and/or equivalent lived experience.
  • Understanding of the role of workplaces in the prevention of violence against women. 
  • Demonstrated experience in leading prevention of violence against women practice.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating intersectional theory and practice into prevention of violence against women practice. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering training and professional development on organisational cultural change and primary prevention of violence against women. 
  • A Working with Children Check is a mandatory requirement for this role. This is to be secured before you commence.

How to apply

Email your application to recruitment@ourwatch.org.au consisting of: 
  • Cover letter outlining your interest in the role
  • Statement addressing selection criteria in the Position Description
  • Resume 
Please note, the closing date for applications is 9am 20 November 2019.
More information about Our Watch’s vision, purpose and work areas can be found in our Strategic Plan and other policy documents.