Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner

Job Title: Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$85000 - AU$90000 per annum
Start Date:
Reference: SW FAM_1579231896
Contact Name: Ingy Hussein
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 17, 2020

Job Description

  • Empower children and women affected by family violence
  • Ongoing contract working 4 days a week
  • Work for a leading non-profit organisation in Frankston



We are currently recruiting for a Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner to work in an innovative program, providing multi-disciplinary support to children and their mothers who have been affected by family violence.


The Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner will be responsible for managing a case load of clients affected by family violence, supporting them in their recovery process. The program aims to provide a client-centred and trauma informed therapeutic response for children and their mothers who are victim-survivors of family violence. You will work alongside Family Therapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, and Occupational Therapists to deliver empowerment focused interventions including individual, dyadic and group work.


You Will:

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver evidence-based services to women and children impacted upon by Family Violence
  • Provide assessment to clients using a range of clinical assessment tools
  • Design and deliver short term interventions for children and their mothers to enhance their readiness for therapeutic support
  • Carry and manage a caseload and provide a range of interventions including outreach and centre based support
  • Support the innovation of service responses and sector reform


You must have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or related discipline
  • Eligibility for membership to an appropriate professional association
  • Minimum of 3 years' relevant experience inclusive of at least one years' direct family violence experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the impacts of Family Violence and, feminist, systemic, child focused and trauma informed approaches to practice
  • Experience in undertaking client centric therapeutic assessments and interventions
  • Capacity to analyse complex issues, including the impact of violence and trauma, safety and risk, and provide appropriate therapeutic interventions for women and children



  • Post graduate qualification or currently studying one in counselling/therapy, leadership or management
  • Experience working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds



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 1800 989 025 and ask to speak to one of our consultants in the Family Services Team


Join the Tradewind team and apply now!


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