Principal Practitioner - Family Violence

Job Title: Principal Practitioner - Family Violence
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mildura
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$120000.00 - AU$125000.00 per annum + Salary packaging + super
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH323849_1711339796
Contact Name: Heather Catterall
Contact Email:
Job Published: Mar 25, 2024

Job Description

🌟🚀 Exciting Opportunity Alert! 🚀🌟

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Service is embarking on a transformative journey, and we need a visionary Principal Practitioner to lead the way in Mildura! 🌈

🔹 Job Details:

  • 📅 Employment Type: Full-time, ongoing contract, SCHADs 8 (with an option for a 4-day work week)
  • 🆕 Brand New Role: Despite previous interest, this is a fresh opportunity for the right candidate!
  • 🌟 Subject Matter Expert: MUST possess expert knowledge in family violence and direct sector experience, serving as the go-to authority on family violence, particularly victim-survivor support.
  • 🎓 Educational Requirement: Bachelor's of Social Work or equivalent qualification is essential.
  • 🤝 Collaborative Role: Work closely with the Principal Practitioner of Sexual Assault to drive practice development, provide secondary consultations, deliver training sessions, and implement new procedures and strategies aligned with Family Violence reforms.
  • 🌍 Location Flexibility: While based in Mildura, occasional travel may be required to support all service locations.
  • 🎓 Professional Development: Receive training in reflective practice and have access to an external supervisor to support your growth.
  • 📈 Career Progression: Ideal for candidates with 5+ years of Family Violence experience, ready to advance their careers without the need for prior leadership experience.

🌟 What You'll Bring:

  • A passion for making a tangible impact in the lives of survivors and communities affected by family violence.
  • Deep expertise in family violence practice and a commitment to evidence-based approaches.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • A proactive attitude and readiness to embrace new challenges and opportunities for growth.

💼 What We Offer:

  • 💰 Competitive Salary: $120k - $125k + super + salary packaging.
  • 🏡 Vibrant Location: Mildura offers a beautiful setting surrounded by natural beauty and a supportive community.
  • 🔒 Stability: Enjoy the security of a permanent contract and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in our organisation.

If you're ready to elevate your career and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of family violence support services, 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.

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