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Men’s Behaviour Change Facilitator – Townsville

Organisation: North Queensland Domestic Violence Resource Service

Location: Townsville

Type of employment: Part-time or Full-time

Due to an uplift in funding, North Queensland Domestic Violence Resource Service (NQDVRS) is actively seeking a Men’s Behavioural Change Facilitator to collaborate closely with Senior Facilitators, using the Duluth curriculum as part of our integrated service response to address risk and safety for adults and children affected by violence.

At NQDVRS, we understand the significance of nurturing the next generation of Behavioural Change Facilitators. As a Men’s Behaviour Change Facilitator, you’ll embark on a journey of growth and development, supported by mentorship and comprehensive training, with the goal of achieving Senior Facilitator status.

You’ll work collaboratively with the broader team, including Women’s Advocates, sharing objectives of victim safety and perpetrator accountability.

Success in this role relies on a deep commitment to reflection, continuous professional development, and maintaining an open learning posture. We seek individuals who believe that accountability for behaviour is fundamental to positive change, with a commitment to placing women and children at the centre of their practice.

Working with perpetrators of violence demands the ability to establish and uphold professional boundaries; if you excel in this area, this role offers a unique opportunity to develop a sought-after skill set and make a profound difference.

About the Role:

Social, Community, Home Care, and Disability Services (SCHADS) Level 4.1
Permanent part-time or full-time.
Generous Salary packaging options
Commitment to staff wellbeing and professional development
Flexible working hours
Proof of vaccination not required

Key Requirements:

Either 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent experience in a relevant human services discipline, and/or 3 years tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (psychology, community services, social work, criminology, human services, or related field).
Completed (or a commitment to complete) specialist evidence-based group perpetrator intervention training of at least 25 hours duration.(we can assist with this requirement)
Experience in facilitating perpetrator of other relevant group work with clients with complex and diverse needs is highly desirable.
Demonstrated understanding of behaviour change processes in relation to domestic and family violence.
Demonstrated nuanced and intersectional understanding of the drivers, dynamics, and impacts of domestic and family violence and the dynamics of gender, power, and control.
Demonstrated recognition of the complex ways in which children are harmed through experiencing violence.
Ability to monitor and evaluate behaviour change and work collaboratively with others to respond to escalation while maintaining relationships.
Knowledge of or ability to rapidly acquire technical understanding of relevant legislation and regulations and apply this knowledge to practice.
Demonstrated knowledge of culturally sensitive practice.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Current QLD C Class Driver’s License.
Working with Children Check (Blue Card).

Under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be female so applications from female candidates are encouraged. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are always encouraged to apply.

For more information, contact Rechelle Louk on 0491 968 508.

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