Careers

Working at Road Trauma Support Services Victoria (RTSSV) offers flexibility, professional development and the opportunity to be a part of a unique organisation in Victoria. Benefits of working at RTSSV include generous NFP salary packaging options.

To apply, please include a current CV with a cover letter that addresses the selection criteria detailed in the position description of the vacancy you are applying for. This document will help the hiring manager establish whether you have the relevant skills and experience to be successful in the role. In addressing the selection criteria, please provide information about your work history, qualifications, knowledge, skills, and experience directly related to each selection criterion.

Selections to positions within RTSSV are based on values of appointment on merit and the provision of equal employment opportunity.


Road Trauma Awareness Seminar Program Coordinator

An exciting NEW position recently created.

We are looking for someone creative, flexible, able to network and build relationships with key stakeholders and build on a well-respected program—a passionate worker who can work alongside a group of like-minded group facilitators across the state.

Working within the justice system is highly recommended as there is a need to understand offending behaviour.

Supporting paid and unpaid staff across the region is an important part of this role and requires out of hours work and travel across the State of Victoria.

The Road Trauma Awareness Seminar Program Coordinator supports all aspects of Road Trauma Support Services Victoria (RTSSV)’s Road Trauma Awareness Seminar (RTAS) program, including developing, implementing, and evaluating the program provided to drivers with traffic offences or at risk of offending. This will require an understanding of the justice system, road safety and health services sectors, and strong program development, training and people management background.

The position will be contracted until June 30 2022 (extension possible) and aims to be flexible to work around a casual workforce. Hours/days to be negotiated with the successful candidate.

The RTAS Program Coordinator will work with key stakeholders and staff to maintain and build on the current program and maintain policies, processes, and relevant reporting.

As the program coordinator, you will manage the program’s employees and handle administrative tasks such as managing and maintaining the program’s budget, determining and implementing policies and procedures, managing program-related internal and external communications and organising and maintaining the program agenda.

We offer a range of educational programs in the regions. Please refer to our education page.

The RTAS program aims to bring about attitude and behavioural change and reduce recidivism. They are based on restorative justice principles and employ a cognitive behavioural approach using both volunteer speakers with personal experiences of trauma and presenters from the emergency services. The program aims are to:
• Confront and evaluate participant belief systems about traffic offending
• Bring about a shift from blame to choiceRTSSV_RTASCoordinatorPositionDescription2021
• Assist participants in identifying and managing precursors to offending
• Provide peer discussion and problem-solving
• Provide reality-based learning using volunteer/emergency service presentation

Applicants must address the key accountabilities, meet the capabilities framework, have a recent CV and have sent their application to Chris Harrison by 12 March 2021 at chris.harrison@rtssv.org.au

If you have further questions, please call the office on 03 8877 6900.

Download the RTAS Program Coordinator position description.


Group Facilitator – Ballarat, Bairnsdale/Sale and Wonthaggi/Korumburra

Road Trauma Support Services Victoria is looking for experienced group facilitators in the Ballarat, Bendigo, Echuca, Bairnsdale/Sale and Wonthaggi/Korumburra areas who can work with people who have traffic-related offences or at risk of and where participants are diverse in their demographics and offending behaviour.

As the work is casual and mostly after hours, this can be done on top of current work.

This role will also deliver programs to a range of community-based groups in road safety prevention.

These positions require people to have had experience working in groups. As these programs are brief interventions, group facilitators need to create a safe space quickly to allow participants to openly share their driving behaviour and work on ways to prevent risky driving.

The road trauma/safety programs aim to bring about attitude and behavioural change and reduce risky driving recidivism. They are based on restorative justice principles and employ a cognitive behavioural approach using both volunteer speakers with personal experiences of trauma and presenters from the emergency services. The program aims are to:

  • Confront and evaluate participant belief systems regarding traffic-related offending
  • Bring about a shift from blame to choose
  • Assist participants in identifying and managing precursors to offending
  • Provide peer discussion and problem-solving
  • Provide reality-based learning using volunteer/paramedic presentation

Applicants must address the key accountabilities, meet the capabilities framework, have a recent CV and have sent their application to Chris Harrison by 12 March 2021 at chris.harrison@rtssv.org.au

If you have further questions, please call Chris Harrison on 03 8877 6900. Training will be provided at a date to be determined.

Download the Group Facilitator Position Description and the Legal requirements for facilitators.