- Job posted on: 11th Sep 2019
- Applications close:
For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.
Take Two is an intensive therapeutic service for infants, children and young people who have suffered trauma, neglect and disrupted attachment. It provides high quality therapeutic services for families, as well as contributing to the service system that provides care, support and protection for these children. Take Two is a Victoria-wide service funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, auspiced by Berry Street, and is also involved in partnership with other community service agencies to provide services to therapeutic foster care, Aboriginal therapeutic home-based care, therapeutic residential care and the Stronger Families service.
Njernda Aboriginal Corporation (NAC) delivers health, social welfare and community development programs to local Aboriginal people in the Echuca area. a
This exciting position is a Take Two/Berry Street appointment in partnership with NAC, as part of the Aboriginal Therapeutic Home Based Care Program in the Echuca area.
This role is 4 days a week and will be based in Bendigo however the successful applicant will be required to travel and work from the Njernda office in Echuca for 2 days of the week.
The ATHBC Program aims to enhance therapeutic care for Aboriginal children and young people in foster and kinship care through enhancing the capacity of care teams and staff to deliver trauma-informed therapeutic response to children and young people. You will carry a case load and conduct assessments and develop therapeutic treatment plans with clear goals that are reviewed regularly and intervene at the level of the system, family and child.
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