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Training Officer – Full time

Organisation : The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre

Location : VIC Regional (Geelong West)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Community Services, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education & Training

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

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 1 Aug, 2021

About the role

About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

We are a leading organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Barwon, West Melbourne and Wimmera Regions. Providing specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services, including 24 hour crisis care support, case management, therapeutic counselling, early intervention and professional education and training, we continue to grow and develop our offerings. 


About The Role


This full time position involves designing, developing and reviewing professional training and resources to ensure consistency, high quality and is evidence informed.  You will also consult with our staff of skill specialist practitioners, to inform training content. You will deliver training primarily in the Barwon and Wimmera regions across the continuum from primary prevention through to response, as a sole or co-trainer.

About You

You will be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the causes of violence against women and children and the frameworks for prevention, early intervention and response. Ideally, you will have relevant training certifications coupled with qualifications in health promotion, social work, gender studies or public health.

With proven advanced communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, you thrive working both autonomously and collaboratively within a dynamic, team environment.  

You will be a values driven person, motivated to make a difference and hold the client at the centre of everything you do.

If you share our vision for a community free from family violence and sexual assault and are motivated to make a difference, we would like to hear from you.  We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. You care for our clients and we care for you, including by investing in your development and wellbeing. You will have access to leading specialists and training and development that supports you in your role and in your longer term career journey. We offer a variety of career pathway options, leading salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and your life.

Why work for The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre?

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements

  • Flexible and part time working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 10 weeks Paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging

Health and Wellbeing initiatives

  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Weekly delivery of fruit
  • Pet friendly environment
  • Internal book exchange program
  • Social initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture

About the organisation

Organisation Name : The Sexual Assault and Family Violence Centre

How to apply

How To Apply

To apply, please go to our website at to view the position description and submission requirements. All applications must address the key selection criteria outlined in the PD. Applications should be sent to For a confidential discussion, please contact People and Culture on 03 5222 4318.



Please quote in application: Training Officer – Full time via Pro Bono Australia.


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