Clinician

Job No: Berry2841
Location: Flemington, VIC

  • Are you a qualified Clinician looking for a challenging role to improve the lives of children and their families?
  • Do you have a tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline?
  • Do you have a sound understanding of the complexities of the service system and experience providing direct service in the clinical assessment and treatment of clients?
  • Have you got a sound understanding and demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and workers?
  • Do you have excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work in stressful situations whilst managing competing priorities.
  • Want a flexible part time position (0.8EFT)?
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities + motor vehicle allowance.

IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE YOU, KEEP READING!

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

ABOUT US

Join Victoria’s largest independent child welfare organisation and become a vital part of a team that never gives up doing whatever it takes for kids. We believe everyone should have a good childhood, growing up in families and communities where they feel safe, nurtured and have hope for the future.

Take Two is a state-wide service established to provide high quality therapeutic services to children and young people who have suffered significant abuse or neglect and are clients of Child Protection.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Part time (0.8EFT), maternity leave contract until December 2019
  • Based in our Flemington office with outreach across the West Metropolitan Region
  • The Clinician will provide high quality assessment and advice relating to the care of Child Protection clients referred to the Take Two program. The role delivers therapeutic interventions for children, young people and their families.

ABOUT YOU:

  • To be successful in this role, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline such as Family Therapy/Child Psychotherapy.
  • You will be able to demonstrate an ability to work with a culturally informed and respectful approach with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
  • You will have the capacity to understand and articulate the needs of children who have experienced complex trauma, and provide leadership in an area of challenging and complex practice.
  • Experience is preferred however if you believe you meet the Key Selection Criteria we would love to receive your application!

What Berry Street can offer you:

  • A thorough induction program
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • A great friendly environment
  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual Employee Opinion Survey participation
  • Focus on positive work/life balance
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • An organisation that cares about you

 

For further information about this position, please refer to the position description.

 

Queries to Simone Rutherfurd - Clinical Team Leader on 0437 129 241 or Marell Lynch - Clinical Manager on 0409 364 452 

Applications including resume, cover letter and statement addressing the key selection criteria to be submitted by 11pm on Sunday, 25 November 2018

To download the Position Description, please click here

To download the Key Selection Criteria template, please click here

 

 

 Berry Street are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Berry Street are also committed to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Aboriginal children, their families and communities. Comprehensive reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check and police check. Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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