- Job posted on: 16th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
Every day, Life Without Barriers provides support and care to children and young people, as we work collaboratively with families, carers, and communities, to ensure they have the environment they deserve to grow. With a focus on ensuring safety and respect, this is an opportunity to make a positive and meaningful difference in these young lives and help pave a brighter future.
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 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. Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.
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 Therapeutic Specialist plays a coordination role within Generalist and Intensive Foster Care programs undertaken by Life Without Barriers. The incumbent demonstrates a commitment to the care and protection of children and young people by ensuring that the CARE model is consistently applied within the program, services and practice. To find out more information on the CARE framework please follow the link: https://www.lwb.org.au/our-approach/child-youth-and-family/.
This position is being offered on a permanent full-time basis and is based at our office in Cairns. A Tool of Trade vehicle (including fuel card) will also be allocated to the successful candidate.
Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply Now’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Stephanie at email@example.com using the subject line: Therapeutic Specialist - Family Based Care - Cairns enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.
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).