Men’s Behaviour Change Program – Online Group Facilitator

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities

  • 2 x Part-time (0.5FTE), fixed term contract until 30 June 2021
  • $80,304 – $82,023 full time equivalent per annum, pro rata plus superannuation (negotiable depending on skills and experience)
  • Online (remote) role with an expectation to be available to work onsite – Sandringham and Frankston locations.

Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a growing organisation that is recognised for its innovative approach and has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018 and 2019. Family Life has also been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for Meaningful Community Change for leading the ‘Together We Can’ collective impact project which saw a significant drop in reported incidents of family violence over the life of the project in Cardinia Shire.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people.  We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a skilled, passionate individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.

What we offer

Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including Rostered Day Off and Purchased Leave schemes), Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services, and training and professional development opportunities.

The position

The Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP) Facilitator is a remote (working from home) position, with an expectation that the successful candidate is available to attend Family Life sites. The MBCP Facilitator provides intensive, innovative and holistic interventions to men, women and children who have perpetrated or experienced family violence.

This role requires the successful candidate to have access to a private space to deliver the online Men’s Behaviour Change Group programs.

A day in the life of this position includes:

  • Conducting professional intake and assessment for men and women who have used or experienced family violence.
  • Co-facilitating online Men’s Behaviour Change groups, including after-hours group facilitation.
  • Providing individual counselling and case coordination services to men and their families.
  • Conducting on-going risk assessments and developing safety plans to mitigate risk and ensure safety.
  • Ensuring that the needs and safety of the families take priority at all times.
  • Delivering services to quality standards, complying with relevant legislation and contractual requirements.
  • Maintaining professional documentation and administrative systems according to program and legislative requirements, including planning and documentation of group and education programs.
  • Attending regular reflective practice groups, which explores the role privilege plays with particular reference to sexism across the Family Violence and Family Services sector.

Why apply?

Are you looking for a role where you can balance work and non-work commitments? Do you want to make a positive impact on your clients and have a passion for providing client-centred, trauma informed services? Are you an experienced Men’s Behaviour Change Facilitator? If you answered yes to these questions, we would love to hear from you.

How to apply

For a full position description please click here.

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal. Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Morgan Hunter or Diana Suneson, Team Leaders, Family Safety on (03) 8599 5433.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to the Family Life Safety Screening process, including a Working with Children Check and Police Records Check.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with Family Life.

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 11 December 2020

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