Family Practitioner Opportunities

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities.

  • Join our passionate team of practitioners! 
  • Supportive, flexible team culture
  • $82,774.64 – $94,433.04 plus superannuation (negotiable depending on skills and experience)
  • Hybrid model of working, with some remote work and some onsite work at our Sandringham and Frankston sites

Who we are

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 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.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for skilled, passionate graduates who embody the Family Life Way, to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieve positive outcomes for communities.

The Practitioner Position

We are seeking skilled Practitioners with an avid interest in supporting families, providing men’s family violence responses and therapeutic family services to our community.

A Day in the life of a Family Life Practitioner 

Here’s what a typical day might include:

  • Working as part of a team, to provide intake and assessment services to individuals and families;
  • Providing case management support and and undertaking quality case noting;
  • Conducting risk assessments, and developing case plans and safety plans to mitigate risk to individuals and families;
  • Providing effective counselling interventions for men and women who have perpetrated or experienced family violence;
  • Undertaking group facilitation;
  • Participating in clinical supervision (both individual and group) by actively giving and receiving feedback; and
  • Coordinating and conducting Care Team Meetings with stakeholders.

Why apply?

This is an exciting opportunity for passionate Practitioners to join the Family Life team and affect real change in the community! If this sounds like you, we would love to receive your application!

How to Apply

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and 1 page cover letter outlining why you are a strong fit for the practitioner position via our Application Portal. Please note: applicants who do not meet the requirements of the role will not be considered.

For further information please contact Sam Caton, People and Culture Administrator: 0429 189 853/scaton@familylife.com.au

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the 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 to work with Family Life.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and suitable candidates will be contacted for phone screening.

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