- Job posted on: 28th Jul 2020
- Applications close:
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
The purpose of the Therapeutic Permanency Specialist role is to give priority to the safety and well-being of children and young people by providing (or arranging for the provision of) high quality psychological advice and therapeutic support for children and young people within our Child Youth and Family program consistent with the NSW Government Permanency Support program (for which see www.facs.nsw.gov.au/families/permanency-support-program).
This is a six month maximum term contract based in either our Newcastle or Taree offices. Travel within a 2 hour radius may be required.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact email@example.com.
We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.
Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA).