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No to Violence is Australia’s largest peak body for services and individuals that work with men who use family violence, and operate the Men’s Referral Service – a free, confidential counselling and referral service.

Our vision is a world which is free of men’s family violence, which deliver through supporting and advocating for the sector, providing sector and workforce development opportunities, and through working directly with men, their friends and family.

Simply put: to stop the high rates of family violence, it is essential to work with the people who are using family violence.

If you are interested in being part of the movement to ending men’s use of family violence, please keep an eye on this page for opportunities.

NTV has a strong focus on supervision and self-care to support this team of dedicated professionals.  All successful applicants are provided with training and development. 

If you have any questions about our current vacancies, please contact recruitment@ntv.org.au or call us on 03 9487 4500.

Current vacancies

Director – Board of Governance

Director – Board of Governance (Position Description)

No to Violence is seeking several Board Directors who will champion the purpose, vision, values and strategic priorities of the organisation. No to Violence is seeking to appoint Directors that will help broaden the skills mix and the diversity of the current Board.

Better decisions are made when a Board reflects the diversity of the community, so we particularly welcome applicants from traditionally underheard and diverse communities, including First Nation’s people, members of LGBTIQA+ communities and people from multicultural, migrant and refugee backgrounds.

Skills and experience in fundraising/marketing, government relations and brand management, ICT Strategy and/or Cyber Security are strongly desired.

Your commitment to ending gender-based violence is essential.

To apply please visit our job ad on Seek and submit a Board-oriented curriculum vitae in no more than 5 pages in Microsoft Word or PDF format, and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages of A4 content. This should outline what you would bring to the Board and the work of No to Violence.

The closing date for applications is 18 August 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@ntv.org.au   

Finance Officer

Position Description: Finance Officer

We are looking for a skilled Finance Officer to provide high-quality finance support in a number of areas. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of small business bookkeeping experience and an understanding of bookkeeping best practices and GST law.

In this newly created ongoing role the Finance Officer will be responsible for invoicing and billing, therefore requires high attention to detail to ensure accurate data entry. They will also maintain an up to date and accurate General Ledger and assist with any queries relating to this in the annual external audit and also with grant acquittal queries.

The successful candidate will have strong communication skills to allow them to respond to queries and communicate effectively within their own team, with the wider organisation and with other stakeholders where required. We are looking for someone who has initiative and can support us in streamlining our processes.

Experience in use of accounting software, such as Quickbooks, is essential. As is high proficiency in the use of the standard Microsoft Office suite.

This role is a part-time (0.8EFT) role, with working patterns to be agreed upon with the hiring manager upon appointment.

To apply please visit our job ad on Seek and submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter (no longer than 1 page) outlining your relevant experience aligned to the Key Role Responsibilities and Mandatory Requirements.

Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Men’s Family Violence Counsellor – Melbourne

Position Description – Men’s Family Violence Counsellors (Melbourne)

We are looking for a number of Men’s Family Violence Counsellors who will work in accordance with NTV principles and practices to join our Men’s Referral Service (MRS) team. 

Our Men’s Family Violence Counsellors engage with clients (primarily male perpetrators of family violence, however sometimes this may be their family members or third parties) across Australia, to provide;

  • in-bound telephone counselling 
  • out-bound telephone counselling in response to formal police referrals
  • online counselling 
  • Multi-sessional telephone support for men currently on a waiting list for family violence support. 
  • Accommodation and support to perpetrators who have been excluded from their home.

We are looking for Counsellors who have sector experience and an understanding of legislation, risk management and reforms. Counsellors should have experience in conducting risk assessments in accordance with organisational protocols, procedures and clinical governance frameworks. 

NTV provides regular supervision including clinical and external supervision, to ensure our Counsellors are well supported. We actively promote the professional development of our employees. 

The Men’s Family Violence Counsellors role operates on a rotating roster, and an on call after-hours service, spanning 7 days per week. All counsellors will be required to work across the morning, day, afternoon and evening aspects of the roster.

To apply please visit our advert on Seek or Ethical Jobs and submit;

1.  An up-to-date resume

2. A cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) outlining your relevant experience aligned to the Key Role Responsibilities and Mandatory Requirements.

3.  A completed Minimum Qualifications Pathways and Equivalency Self-Assessment form.

Any questions please contact recruitment@ntv.org.au

Men’s Family Violence Counsellor – Adelaide

Position Description – Men’s Family Violence Counsellor (Adelaide)

NTV has acquired new state-based funding to provide men’s family violence services to the SA community. We are looking for a Men’s Family Violence Counsellor who will work in accordance with NTV principles and practices to join our Men’s Referral Service (MRS) team.

Our Men’s Family Violence Counsellors engage with clients (primarily male perpetrators of family violence, however sometimes this may be their family members or third parties) across Australia, to provide;

  • in-bound telephone counselling and support
  • out-bound telephone counselling in response to formal police referrals

We are looking for Counsellors who have sector experience and an understanding of legislation, risk management and reforms. Counsellors should also have experience in conducting risk assessments in accordance with protocols, procedures and clinical governance frameworks.

This can be a demanding and at times challenging role. We provide regular supervision sessions, including clinical supervision, to ensure our Counsellors are well supported, and also play an active role in the professional development of our staff.

These roles operate on rotating roster, and an on call after hours service, spanning 7 days per week.

Applicants for this role are required to complete the Minimum Qualifications Pathways and Equivalency Self-Assessment.

To apply please visit our advert on Seek or Ethical Jobs and submit:

  1. An up-to-date resume
  2. A cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) outlining your relevant experience aligned to the Key Role Responsibilities and Mandatory Requirements.
  3. A completed Minimum Qualifications Pathways and Equivalency Self-Assessment form

Closing date for applications is July 30, 2021. Any applications which do not include the 3 documents outlined above will not be considered.

Mens Family Violence Counsellor Team LeaderSouth Australia

Position Description – Men’s Family Violence Counsellor Team Leader (South Australia)

NTV has acquired new state-based funding to provide men’s family violence services to the SA community. We are looking for a South Australia Men’s Family Violence Counsellor Team Leader who will work in accordance with NTV principles and practices and manage a team of Men’s Family Violence Counsellors (MFVC) based in an Adelaide office.

The SA MFVC Team Leader will have significant experience of working in the specialist male family violence sector and have experience in leading a team of counsellors. They will be responsible for ensuring MFVC’s comply with clinical governance policies and procedures and also relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.

As we are expanding into South Australia there will also be some work in the sector development space, representing NTV as a “thought leader” in SA and identifying opportunities for NTV to engage in sector development opportunities in SA. They will also develop and maintain productive working relationships with SA based partner agencies and government departments to enable a multi-disciplinary, cross-sector approach to NTV’s policy development and advocacy activities.

The Team Leader should also be qualified and capable of providing direct services to men on an as needs basis.

Applicants for this role are required to complete the Minimum Qualifications Pathways and Equivalency Self-Assessment.

To apply please visit our advert on Seek or Ethical Jobs and submit;

  1. An up-to-date resume
  2. A cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) outlining your relevant experience aligned to the Key Role Responsibilities and Mandatory Requirements.
  3. A completed Minimum Qualifications Pathways and Equivalency Self-Assessment form

Closing date for applications is 30 July, 2021. Any applications which do not include the 3 documents outlined above will not be considered.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Diversity

No to Violence is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We embrace a culture of diversity that celebrates differences in staff, clients, members and the broader community. We recognise the gendered nature of family violence and support people of all genders to carry out this vital work. We are committed to providing a safe, confidential and welcoming workplace and service for everyone, including people with a disability, people from the LGBTIQA+ community, people from First Nations communities, and those from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Pre-employment checks

If you are appointed to a position No to Violence will require you to undertake satisfactory pre-employment checks which may include any of the following: an employment history check (requesting disclosure of any current or prior disciplinary actions), a national police check, an international police check (if required), a Working with Children Check (if required), two reference checks from previous employers, eligibility to work in Australia checks and Visa verification, credential checks e.g. sighting/checking of any qualifications and any documentation (including proof of identity documents).

Minimum mandatory qualification requirements for specialist family violence response practitioners

In line with Recommendation 209 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, No to Violence require applicants for specialist family violence response practitioners roles to complete the Minimum Qualifications Pathways and Equivalency Self-Assessment form and attach this with their application.

In this form, Candidates will demonstrate that they;

  • are considered EXEMPT under the policy

OR

  • hold a Bachelor of Social Work or other equivalent qualification

OR

  • have minimum 5 years relevant professional experience, OR a related qualification as per the mandatory minimum qualification requirements.

OR

  • hold significant cultural knowledge and experience or lived experience, and have faced barriers to educational pathways

Please note that candidates wishing to enter the specialist family violence workforce via a related qualification or 5 years related professional experience pathway, OR the significant cultural knowledge and experience or lived experience pathways will be required to work towards an equivalent qualification within specified timeframes (as per the mandatory minimum qualifications policy). If you believe these pathways may apply to you and would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact recruitment@ntv.org.au to discuss this further.

If you have significant cultural knowledge and experience or lived experience and have faced significant barriers to education, and would like to enter via this pathway, this can be outlined in your cover letter or CV. Please note that candidates are not required to disclose lived or cultural experiences unless they are applying for this role through the above pathway.

Candidates may be asked to provide or discuss further evidence in the interview, relating to the above requirements.