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Work at the doemstic violence resource centre

There are currently two advertised job opportunities available at DVRCV.

Family Violence Trainers

  • Do you want to play a key role in supporting DVRCV to build the skills of professionals working with victim/survivors of violence?
  • Are you an experienced family violence worker who is a good communicator and passionate about ending violence against women?
  • This is a great opportunity to join a growing, supportive and dynamic team dedicated to preventing family violence and promoting respectful relationships
  • Multiple roles full-time, 12 month contracts with access to generous salary packaging and professional development opportunities

DVRCV actively encourages applications from women from culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women with disabilities. If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

Previous Applicants need not apply.

About DVRCV:

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)’s vision is to create a world in which gender equality ensures women and their children are thriving, respected and free from violence.

We are a statewide organisation working across prevention and response providing:

  • Training courses, forums, events and workshops
  • Resources for professionals, victims, friends and family
  • Family violence websites and online resources
  • Advocacy and policy advice
  • Information and referrals

Your Role:

DVRCV is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides training for domestic/family violence units of competency from the Community Services Training package as well as non-accredited training to meet workforce development needs from prevention to response.

DVRCV trainers have family violence practice expertise and have worked in the specialist or mainstream service system supporting women and/or children who have experienced family violence.

Family Violence Trainers are supported by DVRCV to develop accredited training skills as part of their employment with DVRCV.

Trainers are responsible for the design and development of new, innovative training as well as the high quality delivery and evaluation of all DVRCV’s training packages as part of the Workforce Development Team.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification or significant experience in social work, community development, human services or welfare
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desired) or ability to undertake Certificate IV in Training and Assessment within first 6 months of employment
  • Expertise in working directly with victim/survivors of family violence or sexual assault (mandatory)
  • Experience in undertaking risk assessment with victim/survivors of family violence (mandatory)
  • Knowledge and understanding of feminist frameworks (mandatory)
  • Family violence case management expertise and/or crisis response experience (desired)
  • Expertise in the development, delivery and evaluation of training for adult learners (desired)
  • Knowledge of AQTF requirements through experience in or with a Registered Training Organisation (desired)
  • Project management expertise
  • Sound computer literacy and proficiency in use of Microsoft Office
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills

Download the full position description

How to apply

Previous Applicants need not apply

To apply for the role, email an application letter, resume and a statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria to Maureen Smith, Workforce Development Team Leader, at msmith@dvrcv.org.au using the subject line: Family Violence Trainer application.

Applications close: 20 March, 2019.

If you have any enquiries or for a confidential discussion please contact Maureen Smith, Workforce Development Team Leader, at msmith@dvrcv.org.au

DVRCV has an Equal Opportunity Exemption to employ only women (H15/2014).

DVRCV actively encourages applications from women from culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women with disabilities. If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.