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Team Leader - Family Safety

Family Life
  • Permanent, Full-Time Role
  • Sandringham/Frankston Location
  • Salary packaging available
  • $97,812.00-101,902.37 (negotiable depending on skills and experience) plus superannuation.


Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach. Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a growing organisation that is recognised for its innovative approach and has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018 and 2019. Family Life has also been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for Meaningful Community Change for leading the ‘Together We Can’ collective impact project which saw a significant drop in reported incidents of family violence over the life of the project in Cardinia Shire.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people. We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.


We are looking for a skilled and motivated individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.


Family Life team members have access to generous employee benefits including salary packaging, flexible work arrangements (including RDO’s and Purchased Leave), EAP services, and training and professional development opportunities.

The program 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist family violence program as one of two team leaders. The team leaders work closely together as part of the Family Safety and Wellbeing Leadership team and lead an experienced and passionate team to deliver the program requirements and ensure quality of service.      

The program provides specialist family violence responses, including services for victim/survivors of family violence, and accountability, behaviour change services for perpetrators, including individual and group work.

The service is delivered through centre bases sessions at the Frankston, Sandringham sites and other Family Life sites where appropriate.

A day in the life of this position: As a Team Leader, you will provide effective leadership, supervision, guidance and support to the family violence team.  You will manage staff performance, support your team member’s continuous improvement and development, as well as overseeing the appropriate delivery of family violence services for men, women and children.


This is a great opportunity for a driven and energetic Team Leader to join the Family Life family.

How to Apply

For a full position description please visit the Family Life careers page at www.familylife.com.au.

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by clicking apply now. Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Amanda Morris, Program Manager on (03) 8599 5433.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to the Family Life Safety Screening process, including a Working with Children Check and Police Records Check. Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with Family Life.

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