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Statewide Coordinator

No To Violence
  • Specialist family violence advisor capacity building program in mental health and AOD services
  • Exceptional experience in capacity building for AOD and Mental Health
  • Are you passionate about keeping women and children safe?
  • Are you keen to be part of working towards creating sustainable social change within family violence?

About the Organisation

No to Violence (NTV) No to Violence is Australia’s largest peak body for organisations that work with men who use family violence, providing training, sector development and advocacy across the sector. We also operate the Men’s Referral Service, providing counselling and referral pathways directly to men who use violence. As a pro-feminist organisation, women and children are at the centre of what we do - by ending men’s use of family violence, families, individuals, and communities are safer.

About the role

No to Violence (NTV) provides state-wide coordination for the Specialist Family Violence Advisor (SFVA) Capacity Building Program in Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Services. To acquit recommendations 98 and 99 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, the SFVA roles are embedded in area mental health services and AOD agencies across Victoria and meet five responsibilities: 1) build family violence capacity and capability, 2) support collaboration, 3) provide secondary consultation, 4) support Family Violence Multi Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) alignment and embedding, and 5) engage with state-wide SFVA activity.

The State-wide Coordinator serves as the program representative and central contact. They facilitate SFVA peer connection and development and program coordination and reporting. The role is responsible for providing the SFVAs with advice and coaching, engaging with key stakeholders to share program learnings, including identified gaps and barriers, and collaboratively developing solutions and resources.

Key components of the role include facilitating a monthly Community of Practice, creating opportunities for novice and experienced SFVAs to collaborate through special interest groups, delivering program inductions and exit interviews, maintaining the program’s contact list and resource library, reporting to the State-wide Steering Committee, and hosting an online platform – Basecamp – to serve as the program’s communication and document sharing hub.

Key selection criteria

ESSENTIAL:

  • Qualifications in social work, psychology, or other relevant discipline
  • Strong knowledge of the AOD, Mental Health and FV sectors.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and impacts of family violence and intervention and/or prevention initiatives
  • Well-developed skills stakeholder engagement and capacity building, with the ability to facilitate problem solving in complex environments
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including presentation and group facilitation skills
  • Ability to lead and support others in working to achieve change, including an ability to understand structural enablers and barriers to change in organisational contexts.

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience and expertise in delivering specialist family violence services. This may include family violence intervention group programs, individual work with men or crisis intervention services such as telephone counselling and enhanced intake
  • Graduate Qualification in Men’s Family Violence
  • Experience in education and training
  • Experience in providing clinical supervision to practitioners working in the specialist family violence sector.

Salary Expectations:

The total salary package on offer is dependent on your experience with salary packaging options available.  

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