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Family Violence Therapeutic Specialist


Join our dedicated Pathways to Resilience team in providing therapeutic assessment and treatment services to support survivors of family violence

Who we are

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

Who we’re looking for?

Our Pathways to Resilience team at Narre Warren is looking for a Family Violence Therapeutic Specialist to provide counselling for survivors of family violence, making a huge difference to their lives.

If you're a qualified Counsellor, Psychotherapist or Psychologist, enjoy variety in your day and working closely with other service delivery professionals, you might be exactly the person we're looking for!

You will have extensive experience working within family violence, child protection and/or in working with children and/or adults experiencing complex trauma environment. You’ll bring a strong person-centred approach and ability to tailor your work to meet the unique needs of children, young people and victims/survivors to help them to heal from their experiences and develop resilience into the future.

What you’ll be doing

As the Therapeutic Specialist you will provide counselling for victims/survivors using a range of evidence-based treatment approaches.

Service responses to victim/survivors include:

  • Address the trauma associated with family violence and its impact on the sense of self, confidence, relationships with others, daily life and life choices.
  • Provide family violence education and understanding of perpetrator accountability.
  • Provide linkages to universal and secondary prevention services.

 Service responses to children and young people include:

  • Ensure the therapeutic and recovery needs of the child/young person are addressed using a child-centred, family-inclusive model.
  • Provide linkages with appropriate services.
  • Advocacy for the rights of children and young people.
  • Co-facilitation of groups.

Who you’ll be working with

You will be part of multidisciplinary team of two other Therapeutic Specialists, two Peer workers, a Team Leader and Program Manager working in collaboration with other Therapeutic specialists within partnering agencies.

What we offer

EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a flexible workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.

Next steps

We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume.

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Navreet Sohal, Team leader - RESTART & Pathways to Resilience on 0439 979 084 or Jasminka Kosanovic, Program Manager- EIPSR RESTART on 0427 120 015.

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