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Senior Mental Health Practitioner - FDSV Supporting Recovery - Liverpool / Campbelltown


Anglicare and CatholicCare are collaborating to deliver an exciting new and life-changing program called Supporting Recovery. As mission-aligned organisations, Anglicare and CatholicCare care about people and our mission is to make a genuine difference in the lives of people in the community.

The Supporting Recovery program will deliver Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence (FDSV) trauma-informed mental health care services within South West Sydney to support victim-survivors in their longer-term recovery.

Key elements of the service include:

  • Victim-survivors of FDSV and their families have free access for up to 2 years to evidence-based trauma informed mental health care.
  • Provision of psychological therapies and other appropriate wellbeing and social interventions.
  • Collaborations with other services to facilitate coordination of care and assist with referral pathways.
  • Community engagement activities to increase community awareness.

Purpose of the role:

To provide family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) trauma-informed mental health care services, including psychological therapies and other appropriate wellbeing and social interventions within south western Sydney to support victim-survivors in their longer-term recovery.

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, this role is a Permanent Full-Time or Part-Time role based at Liverpool or Campbelltown.

Key Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Provide trauma-informed mental health care services to victim-survivors of FDSV.
  • Ensure the delivery of best practice psychological therapies and wellbeing interventions.
  • Actively contribute to the management of complex and high needs clients in consultation with the appropriate clinical lead and in line with agreed service areas, expertise and qualifications.
  • Ensure services are welcoming, accessible, compassionate, person-centred, trauma informed, culturally safe and inclusive of all who present. Include perspectives of First Nations peoples, people with disability, members of LGBTQIA+ communities and people from CALD communities.
  • Work collaboratively with Local Care Team, Catholic Care colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure a positive experience for program clients.
  • Establish collaborations and partnerships with organisations including other SWSPHN commissioned mental health and alcohol and other drugs services.
  • Engaging with stakeholders to promote the program within the community.
  • Ensure services are consistent with the Supporting Recovery Model of Care.
  • Ensure all case notes, data collection and reporting requirements adhere to organisational quality standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience needed:

  • Tertiary degree qualification applicable to role – i.e. psychology, counselling, social work, nursing or similar.
  • Registration with relevant professional body – i.e. minimum level 3 ACA, PACFA Clinical, APHRA, AASW mental health social worker accreditation.
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence.
  • 4+ years experience working with clients experiencing mental health challenges and FDSV.
  • Previous experience supporting CALD clients (desirable).
  • Willing to do a Police check and hold a WWCC or willing to obtain a WWCC.
  • Covid19 Vaccination is highly recommended.


  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements across sites
  • Additional training and supervision will be provided
  • Excellent remuneration package and company benefits!
  • NFP salary packaging benefits - reducing your taxable income by $15,900 plus an additional $2,650 for salary packaging accommodation, meals and entertainment
  • A staff rewards program that gives you discounts from over 400 retailers
  • Fitness Passport

If you meet the above-mentioned requirements for this role, and you’re passionate about being part of a team that supports victim-survivors of family, domestic and sexual violence - we’d love to hear from you. Apply Now!

About Us:

Anglicare Sydney is an organisation with over 160 years’ experience caring for people, including those in need. Join a diverse team of 4,000 hardworking employees and 2,000 faithful volunteers, who serve our community with compassion that transforms.

With more than 400 unique roles across Anglicare, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to grow and develop your career… at the same time as making a real difference for real people.

Our vision is to see Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched, and communities strengthened.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice.

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