Team Leader – Family Safety

Be part of transforming lives for stronger communities.

  • Permanent, Full-Time Role, 38 hours per week
  • SCHADS Level 7 $100,262.24 – per annum, plus superannuation
  • Sandringham and Frankston, remote hybrid working from home model
  • Generous salary packaging 

Join the team at Family Life as our Team Leader, Family Safety.  Be part of an organisation that allows you to prioritise your health and wellbeing within a supportive,  people-focused culture.

Who we are

Family Life is a specialist family services provider that has worked with vulnerable children, families and communities since 1970. At the core of our organisation is our vision to build capable communities, strong families and thriving children. Family Life is a close and connected organisation of 150 employees.

Family Life is 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.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist family violence program as one of two team leaders. The team leaders work closely together as part of the Family Safety and Wellbeing Leadership team and lead an experienced and passionate team to deliver the program requirements and ensure quality of service.

The program provides specialist family violence responses, including services for victim/survivors of family violence, and accountability, behaviour change services for perpetrators, including individual and group work. The service is delivered through centre bases sessions at the Frankston, Sandringham sites and other Family Life sites where appropriate.

A day in the life of this position: As a Team Leader, you will provide effective leadership, supervision, guidance and support to the family violence team. You will manage staff performance, support your team member’s continuous improvement and development, as well as overseeing the appropriate delivery of family violence services for men, women and children.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a skilled, passionate individual who embodies the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to our clients and achieves positive outcomes for communities. If you have a passion to lead and make a difference to the lives of families by working to reduce family violence then we would love to hear from you.

What we offer

  • Flexible work hours/working from home where possible
  • Salary packaging (up to an extra $18,000 in tax-free pay per year)
  • Paid Wellbeing Leave
  • Paid Study Leave
  • Gifted Leave at Christmas
  • Additional Purchased Annual Leave
  • Access up to $450 in funding towards setting up your home office with Family Life office equipment
  • Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service

How to Apply

For a full position description please visit the Family Life careers page at Click here.

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria via our Application Portal. Please note: applicants who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered.

For further information regarding the position please contact Rebecca Thompson, Program Manager on (03) 8599 5433.

Applications close: Sunday 2 January 2022

*We will be reviewing applications as they are received, therefore this role may close sooner if we find the right candidate.  Please apply now to ensure you do not miss out!

All offers of employment are subject to the Family Life Safety Screening process, including a Working with Children Check, Police Records Check and COVID vaccination certificate.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible for employment with Family Life.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

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.


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