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Manager of Integrated Response - Geelong

Employer: The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 10 September, 2019.
Applications close: 29 September, 2019.

About The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre

We are a leading organisation offering a comprehensive suite of services to clients and the community across the Barwon, West Melbourne and Wimmera Regions. Providing specialist sexual assault and family violence programs and services, including 24 hour crisis care support, case management, therapeutic counselling, early intervention and professional education and training, we continue to grow and develop our offerings.

About the role

The Manager of Integrated Response provides leadership and management to sexual assault and family violence intake system, the after-hours crisis response service and the family violence case management services including the redevelopment of a refuge model for women and children. Reporting to the Executive Manager of Client Services, this senior position leads three team leaders who are responsible for our Specialist Family Violence Case Managers, Intake and After Hours Crisis Care support team. The role is central to building relationships across the Barwon Multi-Disciplinary Centre for the benefit of clients.

About you

With degree qualifications in social work, psychology, family therapy or similar, you have demonstrated senior leadership experience in the sector, including building the culture and capability across a number of teams. You are a strong leader with a strengths based approach and your leadership style inspires and enables team members to reach their full potential. With proven advanced communication, interpersonal and influencing skills, you thrive working both autonomously and collaboratively within a dynamic, team environment. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic person who can inspire and lead teams utilising trauma, gender and intersectionality lenses when delivering high quality services to people affected by sexual assault and women and children experiencing family violence.

If you share our vision for a community free from family violence and sexual assault and are motivated to make a difference, we would like to hear from you. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We offer a variety of career pathway options, salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements that help you manage your work and your life.

Why work for The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre?

The Sexual Assault & Family Violence Centre takes pride in being an employer of choice; we are passionate about the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements

  • Flexible and part time working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 10 weeks Paid parental leave
  • Salary packaging

Health and Wellbeing initiatives

  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Weekly delivery of fruit
  • Pet friendly environment
  • Internal book exchange program
  • Social initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture
  • Employee survey results demonstrate we are above Australian industry standard in employee satisfaction
How to apply for this job

To apply, please go to our website at to view the position description and submission requirements. All applications must address the key selection criteria outlined in the PD. Applications should be sent to, using the subject line: Manager of Integrated Response - Geelong application via EthicalJobs. For a confidential discussion, please contact Kelly Wickham on 03 5222 4318.

We are currently accepting applications from direct applicants only, no recruitment agency applications accepted.

Closing Date: 5:00pm Sunday 29th September 2019