Jan 14, 2021

Come join our team in a newly created role, Senior Advisor, Evidence in Practice

  • Melbourne or Sydney location
  • Newly created role
  • 2 year contract

The role:

Working closely with other senior staff, the role of the Senior Advisor is to manage and deliver a portfolio of CEI projects, contribute to CEI’s other key areas of work, and contribute to business development activities. You’ll lead a portfolio of projects focused on implementing evidence in frontline services. You’ll also manage projects, research and evaluation activities and publications depending on the nature of the projects allocated.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading consultation, design, and development of evidence informed programs and services
  • Utilising implementation frameworks to assist agencies to embed evidence-informed ways of working
  • Developing and delivering training and on the job coaching to frontline practitioners across a range of human services
  • Facilitating local implementation teams, and managing the establishment and operation of continuous quality assurance and evaluation mechanisms

What you will bring:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Postgraduate degree in psychology, social work, or a related discipline
  • A strong grounding in the implementation science literature
  • Significant experience in evidence informed practices and service delivery, program design and evaluation methods
  • Experience providing implementation support for evidence-informed programs and practices in social services settings
  • A strong philosophical commitment to the scientist‐practitioner model and evidence-informed practice

What’s in it for you:

  • Agile work environment
  • Supportive team with strong culture and camaraderie
  • Opportunity to work for an impact-focused organisation
  • Competitive salary reflective of skills and experience

To apply for this role, please submit your cover letter, statement addressing the selection criteria and resume to cei.hr@ceiglobal.org.

Applications close 5th February 2021.

Position Description – Senior Advisor, Evidence in Practice

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Please note: The Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) is founded by Save the Children Australia. Being a child-safe organisation, all employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.