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Organisation : Domestic Violence Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Engagement, Community Support Services, Education & Training, Families, Women

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 18 Mar, 2021

About the role

The Primary Prevention team’s focus over the next twelve months is developing, implementing and consolidating a suite of programs and projects that will continue to build capability, connectedness, and expertise in the primary prevention sector.

The Prevention Advisor – Training design and delivery is responsible for the design and development of high-quality primary prevention training. While this role will deliver training and facilitation, the primary focus to of the role is to support the strategy, design, development and implementation of a suite of high quality and innovative primary prevention training packages and modules to suit a range of audiences. The goal of this role is to have a standardise offering of training options available to prevention practitioners across Victoria.

As a result of COVID-19 and health restrictions, DVRCV training is currently being delivered virtually/online.

For more information about the key responsibilities of the role, download the position description.


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in public policy, health or related discipline and/or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • Experience in a role/organisation engaged in Prevention of Violence against Women or gender equality
  • Knowledge of key primary prevention and response frameworks and standards and prevention sector
  • Experience in designing successful training programs with a strong understanding of contemporary training methods and tools, adult learning principles, and the application of these to maximise learning outcomes
  • Sound understanding of learning design principles, practices, curriculum development, resource development and production
  • Ability to effectively translate practice knowledge into engaging training materials
  • Experience in continuous improvement of training products that are targeted to meet specified outcomes, for specific audience
  • Expertise in the development, design and review of training for adult learners
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating groups and training to a diverse range of audiences
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Domestic Violence Victoria

Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) is the peak body for specialist family violence response services for victims-survivors in Victoria.  We are an independent, non-government organisation.

To achieve this, we:

  • advocate and provide advice to government with and on behalf of our members
  • lead innovation and influence policy, legislation and community attitudes
  • work with our members to strengthen specialist family violence practice and build the capacity of human services
  • work respectfully and collaboratively with all our partners.

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is a state-wide resource centre that focuses on building the capacity of systems, organisations and professionals to prevent and respond to family violence. We are also a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who provides training and capacity building activities to meet workforce development needs from prevention to response.

DV Vic and DVRCV are merging to become one entity in 2021.

DV Vic and DVRCV’s work is informed by the experiences of adult and child victim survivors impacted by family violence.

DV Vic and DVRCV is committed to providing flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex or queer. We recognise the strength and value in diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Prevention Advisor – Training Design and Delivery via Pro Bono Australia.


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