Family Violence Service Manager (Swan Hill)

Job Title: Family Violence Service Manager (Swan Hill)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$120000.00 - AU$125000.00 per annum + + super + salary packaging
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH323848_1711346052
Contact Name: Heather Catterall
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 25, 2024

Job Description

🌟🚀 Exciting Opportunity Alert! 🚀🌟

Are you ready to lead with passion and purpose in the heart of Swan Hill? 🔍 Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Service is seeking a dedicated Service Manager to oversee therapeutic, case management, and crisis services, supporting individuals affected by family violence and sexual assault. If you're a dynamic leader with a knack for building empowering team cultures and driving impactful change, this role is for you!

🔹 Job Details:

  • 📅 Employment Type: Full-time, ongoing contract, SCHADs 8, ONSITE (no WFH options)
  • 🚺 Gender Preference: Services are geared towards female-identifying clients.
  • 📝 Psychometric Test Requirement: Candidates will be asked to undergo a psychometric test.
  • 🌟 Leadership Role: Essentially the PM on the ground, reporting to Jason in Mildura.
  • 👥 Team Oversight: Oversee approximately 20 staff, with 3 direct reports.
  • 🌈 Service Focus: Family Violence Crisis, Case Management, Counselling, and TOD (although TOD technically has its own leadership team).
  • 🎓 Educational Requirement: Bachelor's of Social Work or equivalent qualification is essential.

🌟 What You'll Bring:

  • A leadership style that inspires and empowers, with a focus on team wellbeing and development.
  • Strong operational and service management skills, with a keen eye for detail and quality assurance.
  • The ability to think strategically and creatively, driving innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with diverse stakeholders effectively.
  • While experience in family violence is beneficial, candidates from various community spaces with strong leadership skills are encouraged to apply.

💼 What We Offer:

  • 💰 Competitive Salary: $120k - $125k + super + salary packaging.
  • 🏡 Vibrant Location: Swan Hill offers a unique blend of community spirit and natural beauty.
  • 🔒 Stability: Enjoy the security of a permanent contract and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact.

This role presents a rare opportunity to lead and shape services that are essential to the community's wellbeing. If you're ready to take on this rewarding challenge and make a difference, we want to hear from you!

Why work with Tradewind?
Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest-growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Family Services Team on 03 9081 0562.


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.