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 lead the Supporting Recovery program in collaboration with Catholic Care across the South West Sydney region to deliver family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) trauma-informed mental health services supporting victim-survivors in their recovery. Also, to ensure that the program is consistent with the Supporting Recovery Model of Care.
Key Responsibilities (not limited to):
- Hiring of capable and values-aligned staff and ensure that staff are well supported with appropriate management supervision, clinical supervision, and professional development.
- Collaborate with the Catholic Care Senior Program Manager and other Catholic Care staff to ensure the program reflects a ‘partnership of equals’ to effectively deliver on the Supporting Recovery Model of Care.
- Develop positive working relationships with the local community and relevant stakeholders in provision of services for victim survivors of family, domestic and sexual violence.
- Oversee the development and implementation of the Supporting Recovery services.
- 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.
- Maintain own (reduced) client case load and given the nature of the program/services, additional hours of work may be required.
- Develop appropriate administrative and data collection systems and conducting regular reviews and evaluation of program and client satisfaction to ensure program practices meet organisational, PHN contract and legislative requirements.
- Ongoing monitoring and review of the budget in consultation with line manage to ensure that the program expenditure is within designated budget.
- Ensure a program risk management framework effectively operates to identify and mitigate program risks.
- Contribute to the safety culture by keeping the workplace complying with safe work practices.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience needed:
- Tertiary degree qualification applicable to role – i.e. psychology, counselling, social work, nursing or equivalent.
- 5+ years’ experience working with clients experiencing mental health challenges and FDSV (mandatory).
- Previous experience leading a team of professionals working in mental health (mandatory).
- Registration with relevant professional body – i.e. minimum level 4 ACA, PACFA Clinical, APHRA, AASW mental health social worker accreditation.
- Police check and valid NSW WWCC.
- Current NSW Driver’s Licence.
- Previous experience supporting CALD clients (desirable).
Excellent remuneration package and company benefits!
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If you meet the above-mentioned requirements for this role and you’re passionate about managing a team that supports victim-survivors of family, domestic and sexual violence, we’d love to hear from you. Apply Now!
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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.