Team Leader - Family Violence Refuge

Job Title: Team Leader - Family Violence Refuge
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$90000 - AU$97000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: FAM-TL-Refuge-FV_1627262179
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 26, 2021

Job Description

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team supporting women and children in crisis
  • Full-time, 12+ month contracted position with flexible work arrangements
  • Located inner North Melbourne

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Team Leader to manage a specialist Women's Family Violence Refuge in the North of Melbourne.

This role will oversee and manage a team of case managers, support workers, and crisis response practitioners. You will be responsible for delivering an effective service, manage key stakeholder relationships, and operational management of the refuge site.

You must have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership and management, as well as an ability to use initiative, thinking laterally and strategically during times of pressure.
  • Direct experience working in a Family Violence response 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
  • Current Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

You will also have or be willing to obtain a 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:

  • Follow the link to 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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