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Therapeutic Family Violence Team Leader

Tradewind Australia
  • Full-time, 12-month contract
  • Based in Sunshine
  • Actively encouraged to work at least one day from home each week
  • Laptops and mobile phones provided
  • Paid at SCHADS 7

We are currently recruiting for a Therapeutic Family Violence Team Leader to work in a new program that delivers a suite of therapeutic interventions for children and families; through individual or group sessions, intensive case management and mentoring support in the context of their family violence experience.

You Will

  • Be the clinical lead for supervision and consultation with practitioners
  • Manage a small case load allocation, assist with facilitation of evidence based/informed therapeutic groups and other duties as required.
  • Partner and collaborate with a variety of organisations to develop service and external referral points.
  • Be committed to the delivery of evidence informed therapeutic support to vulnerable children, youth and families with complex needs.
  • Be committed to the safety, well-being and best interests of children and young people, and duty of care in the prevention, identification, and response to child abuse.
  • Ensure sustainable service delivery: Compliance with budgets, procedures and protocols to meet best practice and compliance with legislation, quality systems, and contractual requirements.
  • Maintain and encourage positive working relationships with key stakeholders including funding body and membership of key networks.

You must have

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology or related behavioural science
  • Previous experience in Child and Family Services, Family Violence Services, not for profit, or community services sector at a Team Leader level.
  • Experience in implementing evidence informed programs
  • 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

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

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