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Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 27 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
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Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand
  • Work TypesPart Time
  • CategoriesFamily Services, Social Work, Womens Organisations and Services
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsMelbourne
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 27 Nov 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: No Deadline - please apply as soon as possible
  • Part-time, 0.8 FTE
  • SCHADS Level 6
  • Frankston, with some travel to other sites
  • Strength 2 Strength Program

Around the world the Good Shepherd network is working to create just and equal communities where women and girls can live full, safe lives. We have been committed to our mission for nearly 200 years, working strongly for social change. All of our services are informed by the latest evidence and research and adopt a best practice approach. We are committed to continuous improvement, innovation and delivering measurable outcomes.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand [GSANZ] is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to staff wellbeing. We offer a supportive work environment, ongoing professional development for staff and a competitive remuneration package. We encourage flexible working arrangements and provide access to salary packaging.

About the role:

The Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner is based at Family Life Frankston and provides outreach, thorough assessment and brief therapeutic intervention to victim/survivors of family violence.

The Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver evidence-based services to women and children impacted by Family Violence and support the innovation of service responses and sector reform. The role requires high level proficiency in assessment, report writing and data collection, congruent to therapeutic support provided to clients.

The Strength to Strength Program is a client-centred trauma informed therapeutic response for children and their mothers who are victim survivors of family violence, which includes therapeutic services delivered via outreach and through centre-based sessions.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Counselling, Psychology or related tertiary discipline and experience in delivering therapeutic interventions for victims of Family Violence
  • Eligibility for membership to an appropriate professional association
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of assessment and therapeutic interventions
  • Ability to develop and implement trauma informed approaches to practice
  • Experience in responding to various presentations of victims of family violence
  • Must have current Australian driver’s license
  • A satisfactory Police Check
  • A current Working with Children’s Check (WWCC)

For full list of qualification, experience and requirements please view the position description on our website.

To find out more about the role and the work of Good Shepherd please explore our website: www.goodshepherd.com.au.

A position description is attached.

How to apply

To apply please review the attached position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to recruitment@goodshep.org.au, using the subject line: Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner application via EthicalJobs. Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment working with Children Check, National Criminal History check and proof of the right to work in Australia.

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