Family Violence Team Leader- Aboriginal Identified

Job Title: Family Violence Team Leader- Aboriginal Identified
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$110000.00 - AU$115000.00 per annum + super + salary packaging
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH323978_1718349059
Contact Name: Natalie Griffiths
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 14, 2024

Job Description

🌟 Join Tradewind, a Leading Community Service Provider: Tradewind offers you the chance to be part of a positive and passionate workplace, providing unique career opportunities through rewarding and meaningful work within the community. We support your career growth with extensive training, development opportunities, and exceptional benefits. Tradewind personally supports and advocates for the community, ensuring a collaborative and inclusive environment for all.


  • 📚 Extensive training and development opportunities
  • ⏰ Full-time, 12-month contract
  • 💰 Generous remuneration at SCHADS 7 pay point ($110k - $115k + super)
  • ✈️ Relocation assistance, including referral to the Community Connector initiative to support your move

About the Role:

Tradewind is seeking an Aboriginal Response Team Leader for The Orange Door in Bendigo. This Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identified position involves leading and coordinating the integrated Aboriginal Response Team, including providing support, mentoring, and development to the Practitioners based at The Orange Door.

Key Duties:

  • 👥 Lead and coordinate the integrated Aboriginal Response Team
  • 🏫 Provide support, mentoring, and development to ART Practitioners
  • 📋 Administer and maintain accurate records and reports
  • 🤝 Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to ensure holistic support

Skills & Experience:

  • 🎓 A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Community Services, or a related field
  • 🧩 Proven leadership and team coordination experience
  • 🧠 Strong understanding of family violence dynamics and trauma-informed practice
  • 🌏 Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and with community partners
  • 🏞️ Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities


  • 🚗 A valid Driver's Licence
  • 🛡️ Working with Children Check
  • 👮‍♂️ Willingness to undergo a Police Check
  • 🌟 Must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

Join us at Tradewind and lead the way in creating a safer and healthier community in Bendigo!

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.

*Tradewind considers that being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine occupational requirement as outlined in section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act (1991) and permitted as a 'special measure' under section 8 of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and by articles 1(4) and 2(2) of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

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