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Sessional Trainers

Safe and Equal Inc
  • Multiple sessional/casual trainer positions available for both accredited and non-accredited training delivery
  • Exciting opportunity to be instrumental in delivering our training programs and building family violence knowledge and skills for professionals and organisations
  • Be part of meaningful change and work for Victoria's peak body for specialist family violence services
  • Work for an organisation that is committed to access and inclusion and has achieved the Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  • Salary: Safe and Equal Level 6.1 (As per DV Vic Enterprise Agreement 2017)
  • Hourly rate: $51.18, with 25% casual loading
  • Office Location: Carlton

About the Organisation

In 2021, Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) merged to become a new entity – Safe and Equal. Connecting strength, capacity, and resources for greater impact, Safe and Equal is the peak body for Victoria’s specialist family violence services supporting victim survivors.

At Safe and Equal, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation. We strongly encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply to work with us, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of colour and people from migrant and refuge communities, people of any age or gender, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) people, people with lived experience of family violence, and people with disability. We also consider applicants regardless of contact with the justice system and experiences of criminalisation, consistent with our legal requirement.

We are committed to foster a work environment where everybody can bring their whole self, belong and succeed, and we are a proud Equal Opportunity employer who do not tolerate any from of discrimination or harassment. We celebrate and support difference and know that one size doesn’t fit all – we endeavour to be flexible, meet your needs, and support you at every stage of your contact with us.

Even if you think you do not fulfil all the requirements but still believe you are the right fit for the position, we encourage you to apply or contact Tharaka Tennekoon on [email protected] using the subject line: Sessional Trainers enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Safe and Equal's office is located in Carlton, with flexible and remote options available. We encourage applications from candidates based in rural and regional Victoria. We remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Safe and Equal offers employees a monthly RDO option, individual annual Professional Development budget, generous leave benefits including (but not limited to) Christmas Shutdown Leave, Gender Affirmation leave, Family Violence Leave and Cultural and Ceremonial Leave, and access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

The Role

Working in the Sector Development Unit, our staff support workforce, practice and industry development for the specialist family violence sector.

As a Casual/Sessional Trainer you are integral to the delivery of our training program and building family violence knowledge and skills for professionals and organisations.

Sound facilitation skills are critical to your success as a Trainer. They’ll underpin your ability to deliver our training and meet the needs of external stakeholders and their workforce. You apply adult learning methods and deliver training to assist professionals to build family violence capability.

Here are some examples of what you will achieve in the next 12 months as a Casual/Sessional Trainer:

  • Prepare & deliver high-quality engaging training sessions to a diverse group of participants from a wide range of backgrounds and organisations (accredited trainings only in Victoria), both online and face-to-face
  • Participate in training review and evaluation processes as required
  • Provide feedback to learners and stakeholders on their progress and achievements
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure successful delivery of training programs that align with organisational values
  • As applicable, undertake professional development activities to maintain compliance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF)

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Tertiary qualification in social work, community development, human services or welfare and/or vocational education and training (or equivalent experience)
  • Sound understanding of adult learning principles and demonstrated ability to effectively apply them
  • Experience in delivering virtual/online training and associated platforms
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for lifelong learning, self –improvement and commitment to professional development
  • Strong organisational skills - well organised and well prepared for delivery
  • Highly developed respectful written and verbal communication skills
  • Displays versatility, and flexibility, to be ready to change and adapt to working in different situations
  • Capacity to work collaboratively, with the aptitude to work autonomously and be self- directed
  • Ability to teach, motivate others and encourage engagement in a learning space
  • Practices active listening with colleagues and learners
  • Successfully identifies individual and group learning needs ability to balance content delivery with multiple learning abilities and remain focused and on track so that learning can take place for everyone
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE 40116 (desirable)

For more information about the key responsibilities, pre-employment checks and salary expectations of the role, download the position description.

If you have questions about this position contact Tharaka Tennekoon on [email protected] using the subject line: Sessional Trainers enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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