May 23, 2018

Senior Advisor, Gambler’s Help

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About us

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation is a statutory authority, established in 2011. Its mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of Victorians by working with communities and government to deliver effective, evidence-based initiatives to prevent gambling harm and provide support for those seeking help. The Foundation uses a public health approach to focus on prevention, early intervention and support for those who may experience gambling harm.  The Foundation works across Victoria.

Harm from gambling can happen much earlier than people realise and affect the health, wellbeing and financial security of even those who gamble infrequently. By partnering with others, the Foundation is working to raise awareness of gambling harm and provide access to a range of effective treatment and support. It also provides policy advice across government.  Prevention initiatives include state-wide advertising campaigns and community programs and work with venues to help create safer gambling environments.  The Foundations role extends to providing the latest information to community groups, local government and the public about gambling and its regulation in Victoria.  The Foundation is committed to a Victoria free from gambling related harm.

About the role

Our Gambler’s Help team is looking for an experienced and passionate individual to drive our strategic direction in ensuring services are appropriate, accessible, inclusive and provide high quality and a positive experience across regional and rural Victoria.

Working in a fairly autonomous and dynamic environment the position will lead relationship management and facilitate development of the Foundation’s and service provider’s strategic alliances to promote services and build sustainable connections in regional Victoria.

This is an opportunity to play a key role in the development, implementation and evaluation of regional and rural initiatives and to apply the key learnings to future efforts to support regional and rural communities.

About you

You will be a community-focussed and engaging collaborator with proven experience in leading diverse initiatives and programs in the community or health sectors.  You will have proven experience and excellent relationship management skills that improve outcomes for clients and communities.

Your knowledge of health and community sectors and the Gambler’s Help service system particularly across rural and regional Victoria, will be highly regarded.

A tertiary qualification relating to human service related field would be highly desirable.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button of this advertisement to start your application.  Applications should include a resume, covering letter and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.  Applications close 17 June.

Should you have any questions about the position please refer to the position description (on the Victorian Government Careers website) or contact Nicole Hehir on (03) 9452 2615.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people, people from culturally diverse background and people located in regional and rural Victoria.

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