Sexual Assault Counsellor / Advocate (Swan Hill)

Job Title: Sexual Assault Counsellor / Advocate (Swan Hill)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$94000 - AU$101000 per annum + super + salary packaging
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH325128_1719291283
Contact Name: Natalie Griffiths
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 25, 2024

Job Description

🌟 Job Opportunity: Sexual Assault Counsellor Advocate 🌟

📍 Location: Swan Hill, Victoria
🕒 Position: Full-Time, Ongoing Contract
💰 Salary: SCHADs Level 5 ($97,000 - $101,000 + super)

About the Role

Tradewind, the leading community services recruitment agency, is seeking a passionate and experienced Sexual Assault Counsellor Advocate to join a dedicated team in Swan Hill. In this role, you will offer direct support to adults, young people, children, and their families who have experienced sexual assault. Your expertise will guide clients through trauma-informed therapeutic interventions, case management, outreach, and crisis support, ensuring each individual receives the care and support they need.

Key Responsibilities

  • 🌱 Deliver client-led, trauma-informed therapeutic interventions.
  • 📝 Provide comprehensive case management services.
  • 🚗 Conduct outreach and crisis support as needed.
  • 🤝 Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to ensure holistic care.
  • 🗣️ Advocate for the rights and needs of survivors.

What We Offer

  • 💵 Competitive Salary: Earn between $97,000 - $101,000 annually, plus superannuation.
  • 📚 Professional Development: Ongoing training and career advancement opportunities.
  • 🎓 Upskilling Opportunities: Willing to upskill case managers into counsellors to enhance their therapeutic capabilities.
  • 🤗 Supportive Environment: Work within a team that values collaboration and mutual support.
  • 🌍 Community Impact: Make a tangible difference in the lives of individuals and families in the Swan Hill community.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 🎓 Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or a related field.
  • 🧠 Demonstrated experience in trauma-informed therapeutic practices.
  • 🛠️ Strong case management and crisis intervention skills.
  • 🗨️ Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • 💪 A commitment to advocating for survivors of sexual assault.

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.