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Therapeutic Specialist

Advertiser: Marist180More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
23 Oct 2019
Location
Sydney, Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Therapeutic Specialist

  • Work alongside vulnerable young people as a part of an allied health team
  • Attractive salary and generous development benefits
  • Full Time Permanent position based in Sydney Region

About Marist180

Marist180 (www.marist180.org.au) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families. Following a successful application to deliver the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract (replacing Out of Home Care in NSW), Marist180 is now seeking applications from industry professionals including Youth Workers, Case Managers, House Managers, Allied Health Professionals and Therapeutic Specialists.

The position

As a direct influence of the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract, we are now seeking registered allied health professionals for the Western Sydney region. Use your expertise to assess and address the needs of children and young people as well as the support and training of staff within the agency.

This role works very closely with staff to deliver appropriate therapeutic interventions with children and young people who have experienced significant trauma, to ensure that all decisions reflect the needs of the child or young person are guided by principles of permanency planning.

The candidate

We are looking for resilient and practical applicants who are committed to providing therapeutic support to our young people in care through positive engagement and advocacy, working within the community towards trauma integration.

To be successful it is essential you:

  • Degree in Social Work, Family counselling, Psychology or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ post degree experience, experience in delivering clinical intervention is highly recommended.
  • Possess experience in working with children and young people experiencing complex trauma and working with families within the child protection system
  • Demonstrated experience in working with the issues faced by children and young people of a complex trauma background
  • Demonstrated capacity to assist staff to support young people; and
  • Registration in a relevant body (AHPRA, APS, AASW or PACFA)
  • Unrestricted and current NSW Drivers' licence (minimum Provisional 2 - Green P's)
  • Current and valid First Aid and CPR certification
  • Clear National Criminal History Check
  • Working with Children's Check

Applicants who have training and experience in working in disability services, drug and alcohol, mental health and juvenile criminal justice will be highly regarded.

How to apply

This is a role where you truly can make a difference. For more information on the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description attached. Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, please ensure you attach a resume and a covering letter describing how you meet the position requirements.

Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency. We welcome and encourage applications who meet the requirements of the position from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disabilities and other diversity groups. Marist180 recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and clients within our programs.

Please Note: Successful applicants will be subject to a National Criminal History Check and a verification of your Working with Children’s Check.

Only successful applicants will be contacted

Blacktown 2148 NSW
  • Work alongside vulnerable young people as a part of an allied health team
  • Attractive salary and generous development benefits
  • Full Time Permanent position based in Sydney Region

About Marist180

Marist180 (www.marist180.org.au) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families. Following a successful application to deliver the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract (replacing Out of Home Care in NSW), Marist180 is now seeking applications from industry professionals including Youth Workers, Case Managers, House Managers, Allied Health Professionals and Therapeutic Specialists.

The position

As a direct influence of the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract, we are now seeking registered allied health professionals for the Western Sydney region. Use your expertise to assess and address the needs of children and young people as well as the support and training of staff within the agency.

This role works very closely with staff to deliver appropriate therapeutic interventions with children and young people who have experienced significant trauma, to ensure that all decisions reflect the needs of the child or young person are guided by principles of permanency planning.

The candidate

We are looking for resilient and practical applicants who are committed to providing therapeutic support to our young people in care through positive engagement and advocacy, working within the community towards trauma integration.

To be successful it is essential you:

  • Degree in Social Work, Family counselling, Psychology or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ post degree experience, experience in delivering clinical intervention is highly recommended.
  • Possess experience in working with children and young people experiencing complex trauma and working with families within the child protection system
  • Demonstrated experience in working with the issues faced by children and young people of a complex trauma background
  • Demonstrated capacity to assist staff to support young people; and
  • Registration in a relevant body (AHPRA, APS, AASW or PACFA)
  • Unrestricted and current NSW Drivers' licence (minimum Provisional 2 - Green P's)
  • Current and valid First Aid and CPR certification
  • Clear National Criminal History Check
  • Working with Children's Check

Applicants who have training and experience in working in disability services, drug and alcohol, mental health and juvenile criminal justice will be highly regarded.

How to apply

This is a role where you truly can make a difference. For more information on the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description attached. Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, please ensure you attach a resume and a covering letter describing how you meet the position requirements.

Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency. We welcome and encourage applications who meet the requirements of the position from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disabilities and other diversity groups. Marist180 recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and clients within our programs.

Please Note: Successful applicants will be subject to a National Criminal History Check and a verification of your Working with Children’s Check.

Only successful applicants will be contacted

Blacktown 2148 NSW

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