Therapeutic Family Violence Practitioner

Job Title: Therapeutic Family Violence Practitioner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sunshine, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$90000 - AU$100000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: FAM-FVPRAC_1629441640
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Aug 20, 2021

Job Description


  • Empower victim survivors to heal from the traumas of violence
  • Provide tailored therapeutic supports
  • Full-time, ongoing contract with flexible work arrangements

We are recruiting for a Specialist Practitioner to work within an innovative, client centred, therapeutic case management service for victim survivors of family violence. You will provide individually tailored support using a range of modalities including counselling, group support, family therapy, advocacy support, and intensive case management, empowering women and children to heal from the trauma after violence ends.

You Will:

  • Manage case allocation of 10-12 clients, including providing individual, family and group therapeutic work
  • Deliver evidence-informed best practice services to vulnerable children, youth and families with complex needs children with a disability; children and families from a culturally or linguistically diverse background; and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Strengthen family connections and promote positive interactions
  • Be committed to the safety, wellbeing and best interests of children and young people

You must have:

  • A Bachelor (or above) qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related behavioural science
  • Experience in undertaking client centric therapeutic assessments and interventions
  • Capacity to analyse complex issues, including the impact of violence and trauma, safety and risk, provide therapeutic interventions for individuals and assist them to achieve goals
  • Experience in planning and facilitating evidence based/informed therapeutic individual and group programs


  • Post graduate qualification or currently studying one in counselling/therapy, leadership or management

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 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.

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 provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)
  • Fill in as much detail as you can on the application form and upload your resume
  • Contact the office directly if you have any queries regarding your application however, please allow some time for your application to be processed
  • If you would like more information about the roles, please email or phone (03) 9081-0562 and ask for a member of the Family Services Team.

Join the Tradewind team and apply now!


(03) 9081-0562


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