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The page contains the latest job opportunities available at EDV. For volunteering opportunities, please see our Volunteering webpage. 

Digital Communications Officer

  •  0.8EFT (four days a week). 12-month contract (ongoing subject to funding) 
  • Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SCHADS): Level 4. Salary Sacrifice arrangements apply.
  • Reports to: Communications Manager

The Digital Communications Officer is primarily responsible for leading EDV’s social media. This covers all aspects of socials, from graphic design to copy writing, video capture and editing, to dissemination and reporting. The role is also responsible for supporting the development (think editing and UX design) and promotion (think paid social advertising) of EDV’s new online learning platform, LearnED.

The role will also support broader functions of the communications team as needed – EDMs, website, podcast, fundraising campaigns, community engagement, media stories and events. We’re a small but mighty team, and we help each other out.

To be successful in this role, the right candidate must juggle multiple priorities and connect the dots between the role of EDV, our broader sector and our future vision as an organisation.

The role sits in the Communications team, supported by EDV’s Communications Manager and alongside a Policy and Advocacy Officer.

What we are looking for

We want to build our digital presence and get our message out there so that more Victorians can benefit from our life-changing services. We’re looking for someone multidimensional and multitalented to join our Communications and Marketing team to specifically drive our digital presence as our Digital Communications Officer.

You are likely an early career communications professional who is passionate about working in a for-purpose organisation. You have the writing, design and digital nous to deliver impactful communications projects that stay true to the EDV voice. You understand digital trends and can capitalise on that to grow the EDV brand. You don’t have to know all the answers, but you’re someone who will do their best to find out and will use this opportunity to hone a broad communications skill-set.

While not essential, you may have lived experience of an eating disorder. You are robust in your recovery (minimum two years) and are in a position to lend your lived experience lens to a communications role.

How to apply

All applications should be submitted via Ethical Jobs. To apply, please navigate to the ‘Apply now’ section and include a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria. Please combine these as a single document. Direct applications to EDV via email will not be monitored.

For more information about the role and working at EDV contact Breanna Guterres, Communications Manager on using the subject line: Digital Communications Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Applications close: 10:00 AM AEST, 7th Jul 2022

Contract mental health and dietitian workers

• Minimum 12-month commitment
• Days negotiable
• Work with a leader in eating disorder services

About the role

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) is seeking contract dietitian and mental health workers to provide high quality services for people with eating disorders and those who support them. EDV is looking to grow the clinical service to offer appointments to the public across weekdays, between the hours of 9am and 6pm (days and times negotiable).

Successful applicants will be provided with ongoing referrals, administrative support and supported to work in person and via telehealth.

About you

Interested applicants should be committed to delivering services as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting those impacted by eating disorders. You will need to work independently with strong organisation and time management skills, and have a commitment to ongoing professional development.

This position is not suited for new graduates.

Key Selection Criteria

To be eligible all contract clinicians must have:

• Approved Tertiary qualifications and hold professional registration
• A minimum of two years’ experience working as a clinician, preferably with eating disorders experience
• Eligibility to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Schedule and be registered with a Medicare provider number
• Professional indemnity insurance
• Clinical Supervision in place
• A current Working with Children Check
• An ABN


Advantages of this role include:

• Receive ongoing referrals
• Reception support – including appointment management and accounting
• Work within a leader in the eating disorder community
• Flexibility with working hours
• Be a part of a community hub in an inner metropolitan location (when able)

About Eating Disorders Victoria

EDV is a not-for-profit Victorian based organisation that provides comprehensive support and information on all aspects of eating disorders. EDV incorporates a unique approach through a blend of qualified professionals and lived experience of employees and volunteers with a mission to reduce the duration and severity of eating disorders.

How to apply

Send a brief cover letter and CV (including two referees), and response to the Key Selection Criteria outlining your experience working with eating disorders, and your eligibility to

If you would like further information about this opportunity contact Susie Hansen, Director Clinical Programs – or phone (03) 9994 0354 ext 251

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