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Team Leader - CALD Domestic Violence Services

Women's Safety Services SA

Women’s Safety Services SA (WSSSA) is a leading provider of support services for women and children experiencing domestic & family violence. Our organisation shares a vision for a society where women and their children live safely and thrive in communities free from all forms of violence. Our staff have passion, courage, and resilience that nurture and support life-changing outcomes for clients.


The Migrant Women's Support Program (MWSP) provides specialist domestic and family violence services and support to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) women and their children.

WSSSA is seeking a Team Leader to provide leadership, guidance, support and consultation to the MWSP team to ensure quality outcomes for their clients.

This is a full-time position initially offered on a fixed term basis until June 2026 based at the WSSSA Head Office in Mile End.


The successful applicant will require leadership experience in a domestic violence setting, particularly in provision of services to CALD women and children. To succeed in this exciting and demanding role you will also need:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Services or related, and/or experience commensurate with the position;
  • Significant experience in the provision of case management responses and crisis interventions for CALD people impacted by domestic and family violence;
  • Ability to motivate and facilitate a high level of individual and team performance by providing positive leadership, management and supervision;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage complex caseloads and to negotiate successful outcomes for clients;
  • Knowledge and understanding of social, political and geographical issues and the impact on CALD people experiencing domestic and family violence. Including the impact of immigration, culture, racism, war and intergenerational trauma on CALD people who have experienced DFV;
  • A current drivers licence, and be eligible for, or hold a DHS Working with Children Check and National Police Clearance.


We are proud to offer the following benefits to our valued staff:

  • Level 6 SCHADS Award - Annual salary $102,546
  • Generous above award Enterprise Agreement entitlements: Including • 5 Wellbeing days • On-Call leave • 6 weeks paid parental leave • Paid Domestic & Family Violence Leave • First Nations Ceremonial, and Cultural leave
  • Salary Packaging Options: up to $15,900 tax free and other incentives available
  • Commitment to work life balance: flexible hours/ ways of working
  • Career Development Opportunities: promotion opportunities, on the job and in-house training.
  • Women’s led organisation: client-centred, strengths based, diverse, trauma-informed, supportive and responsive
  • Specialist Trauma-informed Employee Assistance Program

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A full position description can be found HERE.

Applications must include your resume and a cover letter, addressing the person specification within the position description.

WSSSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building our strengths through a diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, applicants of culturally diverse backgrounds, those with disability, and gender diverse applicants are strongly encouraged apply.

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