The “So, what do you do?” campaign aims to promote awareness of the sector and its values, the diversity of jobs, and attract people with the quality and skills the sector needs. The campaign has been informed by research over several months involving potential candidates, existing family violence workers and key stakeholders.
As the entry point for the campaign, the jobs hub is a dedicated recruitment website where jobseekers can learn about family violence, the types of roles that exist and read case studies of workers representing the diversity of the sector.
The jobs hub also offers a – a free platform to advertise and apply for family violence roles. Jobseekers can use the portal to apply for roles, upload a CV for employers to see and sign up for email alerts to be notified as new opportunities are listed.
Employers in government and not-for-profit organisations can post job advertisements for free, shortlist applicants and search through the resumes of jobseekers who have expressed their interest in working in family violence to fill positions.
This initiative comes out of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, which recommended greater support and focus on growing the specialist family violence and prevention workforce, recognising specialist expertise, and increasing diversity.
It is part of a to attract and retain a highly qualified workforce and strengthen the capacity of the system to meet the current and future demands for specialist family violence and prevention practitioners.
Reviewed 27 May 2020