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Therapeutic Specialist - Child & Family

Lifestyle Solutions
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Adelaide Location
  • Join a Growing Team & Industry leader
  • Attractive Remuneration Package
  • Make a real difference in people's lives

An exciting and challenging role exists for a Therapeutic Specialist to join our Child & Family Services team in Adelaide, South Australia.

Own It - How we get the job done

We're looking for a Therapeutic Specialist to provide clinical knowledge and expertise to support children and young people and their carer’s and families as part of a professional multi-disciplinary team in the Child and Family Permanency Support Program.

The Therapeutic Specialist works with family, kin and case managers to ensure children and young people who have experienced trauma, receive positive support and therapeutic care. This will include development of therapeutically appropriate plans and services, including assessments and behaviour support plans.

Please click on the Position Description to view the full duties and responsibilities.

Make It Matter - What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

  • A Tertiary Degree from a recognised University in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or related disciplines such as social, health, behavioural sciences is required;
  • Current full, and maintenance of, relevant registration with an appropriate and relevant Registration Body is required;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a therapeutic care setting or working in a clinical environment with Children and Young People in OOHC;
  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and experience and the Child Protection and or Out of Home Care Service System,
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and operational issues across the Child and Family Services
  • National Police Check and Working with Children’s Check WWCC.
  • Candidates must be prepared to undertake and pass a legislatively mandated Psychological Suitability Assessment

Keep Calm & Be Happy - How you will interact with people and other benefits

Joining Lifestyle Solutions makes you feel like you are making a difference in people's lives. Our team is here because they care, and because of this, we have an enriching and rewarding culture within our teams. Other benefits include:

  • Vehicle allowance
  • Professional development and supervision allowance
  • Salary packaging options through Maxxia
  • Employee Recognition & Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discounts with partner organisations including computer suppliers & tyre and auto

Respect - Who we are and why we do it

We're people who care. Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with a disability, young people and children in Out of Home Care, their families and communities. Our customers receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our national workforce is committed to providing service that is reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly, empathetic and caring. We believe everyone is equal. We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect. We do this by providing our customers access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives. We believe this is everyone's fundamental right.

Join Us - Next steps

All applications must be lodged online by clicking Apply Now. Please include a Cover Letter addressing the essential criteria in the position description attachment.

For more information, please contact Scott Brugnatti at scott.brugnatti@lifestylesolutions.org.au using the subject line: Therapeutic Specialist - Child & Family enquiry via EthicalJobs

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds and other diversity groups.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing, including a National Police Check Clearance.

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