Family Violence Therapeutic Practitioner

Job Title: Family Violence Therapeutic Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$92694 - AU$101270 per annum + + super + salary packaging
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH317956_1659657804
Contact Name: Family Services
Contact Email:
Job Published: Aug 05, 2022

Job Description

We are recruiting for Thereaputic Practitioners in Melbournes Western suburbs. Working within an innovative, client centred, therapeutic case management service for victim survivors of family violence. You will provide individually tailored support using a range of modalities including counselling, group support, family therapy, advocacy support, and intensive case management, empowering women and children to heal from the trauma after violence ends.

You Will:

  • Manage case allocation providing individual, family and group therapeutic work

  • Deliver evidence-informed best practice services to vulnerable children, youth and families with complex needs children with a disability; children and families from a culturally or linguistically diverse background; and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

  • Strengthen family connections and promote positive interactions

  • Be committed to the safety, wellbeing and best interests of children and young people

You must have:

  • A Bachelor (or above) qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related behavioural science

  • Experience in undertaking client centric therapeutic assessments and interventions

  • Capacity to analyse complex issues, including the impact of violence and trauma, safety and risk, provide therapeutic interventions for individuals and assist them to achieve goals

  • Experience in planning and facilitating evidence based/informed therapeutic individual and group programs


  • Post graduate qualification or currently studying one in counselling/therapy, leadership or management

You will also have or be willing to obtain a Police Check, a Working with Children's Check, and be able to provide 2 professional referees.

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.

We Provide:

  • Your own consultant who will work hard to secure you the right roles for your skill set

  • Access to roles offered exclusively through Tradewind

  • Flexible hours improving your work/life balance

  • No joining fees

How to apply:

  • Follow the link provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)

  • If you would like more information about the roles, please email or phone (03) 9081-0562 and ask for a member of the Family Services Team.

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