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SECASA Area Team Leader

Monash Health

An exciting opportunity is available to utilise your leadership skills at South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SECASA) as Team Leader (Grade 3).

  • Social Worker or Psychologist Grade 3, permanent
  • East Bentleigh based
  • Full time
  • Professional development, monthly ADOs and salary packaging

Be part of a vital service within a vibrant organisation, supporting a committed clinical team. The position is responsible for leading the delivery of high-quality therapeutic interventions for people who have experienced sexual assault and family violence. SECASA uses frameworks of intersectionality, trauma focused interventions, gender equality and a human rights based approach.

The position is responsible for daily operations of the East Bentleigh team, coordinating clinical care to ensure excellence in service delivery, efficiency and effective care.

The Team Leader will have a strong emphasis on collaborative leadership, building and supporting a resilient team, and outstanding communication resulting in positive client outcomes.

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


The South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault and Family Violence (SECASA) provides sexual assault and family violence therapeutic support services and advocacy across nine locations within south eastern metropolitan region of Melbourne. SECASA delivers a wide range of services including individual and group counselling, advocacy, crisis support, and community education prioritising the empowerment of victim survivors.

The role:

  • Lead a team of Counsellor/Advocates, providing therapeutic interventions for children, young people and adults who have experienced sexual assault and/or family violence - including individual counselling, advocacy, and group work
  • Lead daily operations of SECASA team, including provision crisis support for people who have recently experienced sexual assault
  • Support and supervise clinical team members to conduct risk assessments, and work collaboratively with clients and key agencies to enhance safety and wellbeing
  • Develop and foster relationships with key partner agencies, including professional consults and education

The candidate:

  • Are you a dynamic leader, skilled in supporting team members and access for clients to service support?
  • Are you experienced in the application of clinical best practice related to complex trauma?
  • Are you an excellent communicator, committed to collaborative work and contributing to a resilient team?
  • Are you passionate about delivering high quality counselling support and advocacy for people who have experienced sexual assault and family violence?

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries contact Recruitment Services on 9265 2776.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same); and
  • proof of immunisation.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

How to apply

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