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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 or call us on 03 9487 4500.

Current vacancies

Training Practitioner

Training Practitioner – Position Description

About the role:

As a Training Practitioner you will be working in the Workforce Development Training team, delivering Swinburne Graduate Certificate in Client Assessment and Case Management (men’s family violence).

Additionally, No to Violence (NTV) have developed a range of non-accredited training programs to build skills, practice, and capacity across the human service system to work effectively with men who use family violence. Training is delivered in metropolitan and regional areas across Victoria as well as interstate through a technology online mediated platform.

The Training Practitioner role is responsible for contributing to the design, review, development, and delivery of accredited and non-accredited training that delivers clear learning outcomes.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Current, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or higher qualification in vocational education and training
  • At least one year demonstrated experience in the design and development of training and professional development programs
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice as it relates to prevention and response to family violence
  • Demonstrated knowledge of family violence systems across Australia, including key policies and legislation that impact on direct practice
  • Comprehensive understanding of the dynamics and impacts of family violence, its gendered nature and the need for appropriate responses through working with men.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including presentation, training and group facilitation skills.
  • Ability to liaise and work in conjunction with stakeholders
  • Competency in Powerpoint, Zoom, Collaborate and other online

To apply please visit our job ad on Seek and submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience aligned to the Key Role Responsibilities and Mandatory Requirements. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Policy & Research Officer

Policy & Research Officer – Position Description

About the role:

Working collaboratively across the organisation, the Policy and Research Officer plays a key role in supporting the Policy and Research team to initiate and undertake high quality research and analysis and to assist with preparing NTV policy submissions & initiatives, focusing on perpetrator accountability and prevention of family violence.

This role can be based in Vic (Melbourne), ACT or NSW.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to NTV policy, research, and advocacy agenda in line with the NTV strategic plan and work with relevant colleagues across the organisation to achieve our strategic objectives.
  • Research, analyse, write, and prepare position papers, reports, and submissions as relevant, which will contribute to implementation of NTV’s advocacy strategy.
  • Provide support and advice to the CEO, General Manager – Policy & Advocacy and other members of the NTV Leadership Team to fulfil their role in representing the sector at meetings, conferences, working groups and forums
  • Contribute to the design and development of project proposals that relate to understanding and ending men’s use of family violence preventing men’s use of family violence.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Public Policy, Gender Studies, Social Sciences, Criminology, Public Health policy, or other relevant disciplines.
  • Strong qualitative research skills essential; quantitative research skills will be highly regarded.
  • Strong policy writing skills.
  • Professionally and academically informed knowledge of the contemporary arrangements governing the reform agenda in relation to preventing family violence.
  • Demonstrable experience in similar policy roles in government or non-government sectors

To apply please visit our job ad on Seek and submit an up-to-date resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience aligned to the Key Role Responsibilities and Mandatory Requirements. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

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 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.