Team Leader - Family Violence Program

Job Title: Team Leader - Family Violence Program
Contract Type: Contract
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: FAM-TL-FAMVIOLENCE_1635475102
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Oct 29, 2021

Job Description

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team supporting families impacted by violence
  • Full-time, 12-month to ongoing contract position with flexible work arrangements
  • Located in the South East of Melbourne

We are currently recruiting for a Team Leader to manage a specialist Family Violence Program in the South East of Melbourne.

This role will oversee and manage a team of case managers and therapeutic practitioners supporting women and their families affected by family domestic violence. You will be responsible for overseeing quality service delivery, clinical supervision, and day-to-day operations of the program.

You must have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership or management, as well as an ability to use initiative, thinking laterally and strategically during times of pressure.
  • Experience in supporting staff through clinical supervision, mentorship, and coaching
  • Direct experience working in a therapeutic or counselling service and demonstrated understanding of family violence, trauma-informed practice, and crisis response.
  • Expert experience in relevant legislation, theories, and frameworks pertaining to Family Violence in Victoria, including MARAM
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills

You will also have or be willing to obtain a Victorian Drivers Licence, 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 leading 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:

  • Send your CV to OR apply online
  • If you have any questions about your application, contact the office directly on 03 9081 0562 and ask for one of our Family Services team

Join the Tradewind team and apply now!


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