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Board Director Roles x2

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) was established in 1983, and is now the leading organisation of its kind in the state. We help ensure that all Victorians impacted by an eating disorders can access the information, support and services that they for recovery.

EDV is unique in that approximately 60% of its workforce, comprising almost 40 staff plus volunteers, has lived experience of an eating disorder. The team provides a range of critical services to support the 1 in 20 Victorians that are currently experiencing an eating disorder and their loved ones.

We are looking for two new board members to prepare for the challenges ahead. You will have skills and experience in one of two areas:

  • Professional clinical or eating disorder experience – ideally in eating disorders service delivery, preferably as a senior clinician with leadership responsibilities.
  • Government relations and advocacy experience – ideally with existing networks in both State and Federal Government in the areas of health.

The EDV Board comprises up to 9 members with substantial skills and expertise, drawn from the corporate, private, public, health and community sectors. The Board members work in a voluntary capacity to provide strategic oversight and governance in line with EDV’s mission.

Board members are expected to attend all board meetings, join a subcommittee, and support the strategic plan of the organisation. The time commitment will be approximately 8 hours per month.

All board members are required to be paid members of EDV.

You will be joining a professional, experienced board but you do not need prior board experience. You will, however, have an interest in addressing mental health issues and eating disorders, preferably via your own lived experience. We strive to have a diverse board and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Learn more and apply

View position descriptions:

For information about EDV, please contact Belinda Caldwell (CEO). Belinda can be contacted at belinda.caldwell@eatingdisorders.org.au on 0433801045.

For information about a board position, please contact Christine Fyffe (Board chair) on 0417144429 or at christinefyffe@bigpond.com

Written applications that address your suitability for the role and include a current CV will be accepted by email at board@eatingdisorders.org.au

Applications close May 20th 2021. 

Contract mental health and dietitian workers

• Minimum 12-month commitment
• 1-2 days per week
• 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 via telehealth before we all return to site.

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 Psychologists must have:

• Approved Tertiary qualifications and hold professional registration
• A minimum of two years’ experience working as a psychologist, 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

Benefits

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, minimum of half-day commitment
• 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 kelly.edwards@eatingdisorders.org.au

If you would like further information about this opportunity contact Kelly Edwards, EDV Director, 9994 0354 / kelly.edwards@eatingdisorders.org.au

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