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Family Therapist - Canberra

Employer: OzChild
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Family Services, Indigenous, Mental Health & Counselling
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 11 January, 2019.
Applications close: 28 January, 2019. (Expired)

A Program designed to reduce the number of children and young people entering or remaining in out-of-home care, working exclusively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.

About the Job

OzChild will provide family therapy to Aboriginal families and in this role, you will help preserve and empower families to lead healthier more fulfilling lives. As part of a team you will assess and observe to begin with then make appropriate interventions using CBT, narrative therapy or play therapy to help bring about change. Our service is conducted in the community and working hours and locations are flexible.

Required Qualifications, skills and experience.

  • Qualifications in Counselling, Family Therapy, Mental Health or Psychology are desirable
  • Previous experience in a therapeutic environment ideally utilising recognised therapy practices such as CBT.
  • Proven experience working with Aboriginal families
  • Suitably qualified candidates who identify as Aboriginal are strongly encouraged to apply


  • Providing internationally recognised evidence-based service
  • Comprehensive training and support through-out your employment
  • Permanent contracts
  • You will have access to salary packaging
  • A unique role in which culturally appropriate services are provided
  • A unique partnership with an Aboriginal service provider

OzChild is committed to the employment of Indigenous people and providing a work environment in which Indigenous peoples’ cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Indigenous staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

To find out more about OzChild and the services we provide, please visit

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.