Principal Practitioner - Family Violence (Mildura)

Job Title: Principal Practitioner - Family Violence (Mildura)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$120000.00 - AU$125000.00 per annum
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH323849_1712126189
Contact Name: Heather Catterall
Contact Email:
Job Published: Apr 03, 2024

Job Description


  • Remuneration of $120,000 - $125,000 pa + super + salary packaging
  • Full-time, permanent contract with flexibility for 0.8EFT
  • Option to accrue a monthly RDO
  • Access to EAP and employee wellness program
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Professional development and trainings provided
  • Access to an external supervisor

About the Role:

The Principal Practitioner - Family Violence will set and provide advice on family violence practice across the organisation to enhance practice, knowledge, and leadership, promoting evidence-based policy, practice, and workforce professional development.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance your career as a Family Violence specialist, working with a leading local not-for-profit service based in Mildura.

Key duties:

  • Initiate and lead family violence practice development within the organisation.
  • Provide practice leadership based on sound practice expertise and contemporary research that delivers positive outcomes for those affected by family violence.
  • Promote workforce capability development strategies across the organisation.
  • Establish professional practice and service delivery standards that embed collaborative, person centred approaches to decision making and reflective practice.
  • Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with external stakeholders across the family violence system.

Skills & Experience:

  • Meet mandatory minimum qualification requirements under Recommendation 209 (
  • Confident understanding and demonstrated experience working with families impacted by family violence; including perpetrator engagement, trauma impacts on victim survivors, and crisis response.
  • Knowledge of legislative, policy, and practice requirements relating to family violence.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Collaborative leadership skills with an ability to self-reflect and support target audiences as they need.

You will also have or be willing to obtain a Victorian Drivers Licence, Working with Children Check and Police Check.

How to apply:

Email your resume to the Family Services team at

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Heather Catterall 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.