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Men’s Family Violence Counsellor
The Men’s Family Violence Counsellor (MFVC) is responsible for engaging with clients (primarily men who use family violence), providing professional telephone (in-bound and out-bound) and on-line counselling advisory and support services and advising them on appropriate referral arrangements for longer term support, ensuring adherence to NTV’s risk assessment and management protocols/procedures.
- Full-Time, permanent
- Melbourne location
For 25 years, we’ve been working to bring about the changes our community needs to eliminate men’s use of family violence. We work directly with men who use family violence to support them to change. Our expertise in their behaviour, attitudes and choices has enabled us to develop standards, programs and training, and lead policy development.
At the centre of our work is the safety of women, children and families, as by ending men’s violence people can have happier, safer and more fulfilled lives. Our people, their strengths, talent and positive attitudes are our most important asset in supporting us achieve this.
About the role
NTV is a major provider of men’s family violence training in Victoria. The Training Practitioner is part of a team that deliver the Graduate Certificate in Client Assessment and Case Management and develop a range of training programs to build skills, practice and capacity across the service system to work with men who use family violence.
We develop and deliver tailored training for specific organisations and groups and our training is delivered in metropolitan and regional areas across Victoria as well as interstate.
Our programs are regularly reviewed to ensure we incorporate emerging research and reflect best practice in working with men who use family violence for the safe outcomes for victims and survivors.
Below are the skills, experience and qualifications an ideal candidate will have:
- At least one (1) year demonstrated experience in the design, development and delivery of training and professional development programs.
- Formal qualification in social work, counselling, or similar, and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or higher qualification in vocational education and training.
- An understanding of drivers and dynamics of male family violence.
- An ability to work collaboratively within a team to put theory and evidence into training practice.
- A commitment to social justice, critical self-reflection and transformative change
This role will require you to work independently and as part of a collaborative team and to travel both interstate and throughout regional areas as required.
To apply for this role
To be considered for this role, your application should comprise a succinct cover letter which addresses the skills, experience and qualifications required, together with an up-to-date résumé to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Close of business 4 April 2020.
If you have any questions about these opportunities please email email@example.com. Please include your best contact number and time to reach you and we will call you back. More information on No to Violence is available from our website ntv.org.au.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Diversity
NTV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We embrace a culture of diversity that celebrates differences in staff, clients, members and the broader community. We recognise the gendered nature of family violence and support people of all genders to carry out this vital work. We are committed to providing a safe, confidential and welcoming workplace and service for everyone, including people with a disability, people from the LGBTI+ community, people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and those from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities.
If you are appointed to a position No to Violence will require you to undertake satisfactory pre-employment checks which may include any of the following: an employment history check (requesting disclosure of any current or prior disciplinary actions), a national police check, an international police check (if required), a Working with Children Check (if required), two reference checks from previous employers, eligibility to work in Australia checks and Visa verification, credential checks e.g. sighting/checking of any qualifications and any documentation (including proof of identity documents).