State Manager - Family Violence

Job Title: State Manager - Family Violence
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Education
Salary: Competative salary + super + salary packaging + vehicle
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: David Rogers
Contact Email:
Job Published: Nov 10, 2021

Job Description

Tradewind Australia is the leading recruitment service in the Social and Community services sectors and we work with organisations to develop and grow workforces through targeted recruitment strategies supporting those who are disadvantaged or in crisis.


Tradewind is currently working in partnership with The Salvation Army who provide hope, opportunity and freedom to all Australians and we are seeking to appoint a Victorian State Manager, Family Violence.

This position is responsible for leading the delivery of all Family Violence services with Victoria, specifically:

  • Operational management of all Family Violence programs within the state, including management of all contracts for services across the state.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with Branch leads in state government departments and equivalent stakeholders.
  • Ensuring programs are resources with adequate funding, competent staff and are managed effectively.
  • Being a leading presence in the sector within the state to promote and advocate the needs of people seeking services from the Salvation Army and best practice service deliver.


Reporting to the General Manager, Family Violence, this is a permanent position with flexible working locations and conditions however travel will be required across Victoria for which a vehicle is provided as part of the package which also includes salary packaging.


To be considered, you will hold the following pre-requisites:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Childhood education or equivalent
  • Leadership qualification (highly desirable)
  • Management of Managers including HR and performance
  • Experience in operational planning, growth, development, contract deliverables and funding relationship management
  • Budget and financial management
  • A professional leadership background in Family Violence/Safety, Child Protection or Childhood Education


Apply today with a copy of your resume and cover letter or call David Rogers at Tradewind Australia on 03 9081 0566 for a confidential chat or to request the position description.

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