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Volunteer Carer Support Group Convenor

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) is seeking volunteers to co-facilitate our newly revamped Support Groups for Carers/Supports of someone with an Eating Disorder.  We are specifically looking for volunteers who have lived experience as a Carer for someone with an Eating Disorder.  

There are two different group facilitator roles available:  

1) rALLY group: a monthly group aimed at supporting and educating families/supports who are playing an active role in recovery of their loved one. Group location: Balwyn North.  

2) ReNew group: a quarterly group aimed at supporting families/supports of those with an Eating Disorder who may have been unwell for a long time or where the Support person is not actively involved in person’s treatment. Group location: Abbotsford.  

Interested applicants should be able to commit to volunteering for a minimum 12-month period for 2-3 hours a month or quarter (depending on chosen group).

Key Selection Criteria:   

  •  Lived experience as a carer/support person of someone with an eating disorder. The person with the Eating Disorder must be either recovered or in recovery (ESSENTIAL) 
  • An understanding of eating disorders and related mental health issues, and the impact they have on individuals, families and wider support networks. 
  •  Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills that are adaptable to various audiences, including carers/support persons, co-facilitators, and EDV staff. 
  • Ability to establish meaningful contact (empower & build rapport) with carers/ support persons from diverse backgrounds, and to support people experiencing emotional distress. 
  • Ability to work effectively with a co-facilitator. 
  • Understanding of the nature and purpose of support services in Victoria. 
  • High level of personal accountability and reliability and a desire to take responsibility for own learning. 
  • Ability to take direction and use feedback to develop own professional capabilities. 


Contact: Ruth Green, Volunteer Coordinator    

Ph: 9994 0354 ext. 212 

How to apply: Go to 

Complete the Volunteer application form and submit this, along with your CV & two referees.  

Applications close: Monday, 13th April 2020 

Contract Psychologist

  • 12-month contract 
  • 1-2 days per week 

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) is seeking contract Psychologists to provide high quality psychological services for people with Eating Disorders and those who support them. 

Interested applicants should be committed to delivering psychological services as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting those impacted by eating disorders. 

Key Selection Criteria:  

  • Approved Tertiary qualifications in Psychology and hold professional registration.
  • A minimum of five year’s clinical experience, including experience working with Eating Disorder clients
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in providing evidence-based psychological treatments for Eating Disorders.  
  • Eligibility to provide services under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (including the new Eating Disorder Items) and be registered with a Medicare provider number. 
  • Ability to work independently with strong organisational and time management skills, and have a commitment to ongoing professional development. 
  • Professional indemnity insurance and an ABN. 
  • Current Working with Children Check. 


  • Work with a leader in the eating disorder community. 
  • Reception support – including appointment management and accounting.
  • Work hours flexibility, minimum of one-day commitment. 
  • Be a part of a community hub in an inner metropolitan location. 
  • Receive ongoing referrals. 


Contact: Veronica Trabant, Client Services Manager  

Ph: 0432 106 935  

How to apply: 

Send your CV (including two referees), a cover letter and your statement of claims addressing the Key Selection Criteria to

Applications close 9pm 1st March 2020.

Director - Board Member

About the role

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

We have a vacancy on the board due to the recent resignation of a long serving member. EDV is now seeking a director who ideally has worked in an eating disorders service, preferably as a senior clinician with leadership responsibilities.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate effective communication skills and strong relationship building capabilities. Knowledge of the community and/or health sector is an advantage but not a prerequisite. The board member will be expected to attend all board meetings, lead the clinical governance subcommittee, and support the strategic plan of the organisation.

The time commitment will be 8 hours/mth.

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


Please read the position description for more information, the Selection Criteria and details on how to apply.

For further information, please contact Belinda Caldwell (CEO) in the first instance to discuss the role. Belinda can be contacted at

Applications reviewed as received. 

Position description

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