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Therapeutic Family Violence Specialist - Sunshine

Tradewind Australia
  • Full-time ongoing role
  • New Family Violence Therapeutic Program
  • Work for a non-profit organisation that supports flexible working arrangements
  • Located in Sunshine
  • Attractive package on offer

We are currently recruiting for a Therapeutic Specialist to work in a Family Violence Therapeutic Program in the Western Suburbs.

It's a Therapeutic Family Violence Intervention program which provides a comprehensive, specialised suite of therapeutic services to ensure that survivors of family violence are physically and emotionally safe.


  • Manage counselling allocation of 10-12 clients, including providing individual, family and group therapeutic work
  • Facilitation of evidence based/informed and therapeutic groups
  • 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.
  • Establish a working relationships with children and families, demonstrating respect and honest communication
  • Strengthen family connections and promote positive interactions
  • Use a range of therapeutic techniques and approaches to engage women, children and families


  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related behavioural science
  • Experience in undertaking client centric therapeutic assessments
  • Capacity to analyse complex issues, including the impact of violence and trauma, safety and risk, provide therapeutic interventions for women and children and assist them to achieve goals.
  • Experience in planning and facilitating evidence based/informed therapeutic individual and group programs
  • Experience in active engagement of vulnerable children, youth and families and delivering a range of interventions to improve their outcomes


  • Post graduate qualification or currently studying one in counselling/therapy, leadership or management
  • Experience providing therapeutic support and group facilitation

How to apply

Please email your application through to our Family Service team via australia@twrecruitment.com.au, using the subject line: Therapeutic Family Violence Specialist - Sunshine application via EthicalJobs.

If you have any questions about this role or would like further information please call us on (08) 8689 9534 and ask to speak to Owen or Charlotte for a confidential chat.

Alternatively, if you have a friend you think would be suitable for this role, please pass them our details. You could earn yourself a Myer/Coles voucher simply by referring a friend to us! *Conditions Apply

Tradewind Australia is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

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