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Family Practitioners x2


As a Family Practitioner you will be delivering Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare (FFT-CW) working with young people aged between 0-17 and their families. Following a well-researched Evidence Informed Model, FFT-CW is a short-term therapeutic technique which emphasises participation by the parents in their home. The aim of FFT-CW is to improve family communication to set all households up for success and improve the family functioning.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor qualifications in Counselling, Social Work, Family Therapy or Psychology
  • Previous experience in a therapeutic environment ideally utilising recognised therapy practices such as CBT
  • Strong communication, open and collaborative with the team
  • Knowledge and experience working within the out of home care sector would be highly regarded
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build relationships and rapport with families and young people

OzChild offers:

  • Two full time, permanent positions
  • Flexible working hours, some evening work
  • Evidence informed training and professional development journey
  • Level 5 on the SCHCADS award reflecting the required skills and experience required
  • The opportunity to work directly with families
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • A laptop and phone (tools of the trade)
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

How to apply:

You can apply for the role today by clicking the APPLY NOW button above. Please include in your application a resume with a cover letter that describes your passion, values and commitment to working with vulnerable young people and families.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC prior to commencement.

For enquiries about the role contact Barak Ben Or, Team Leader FFT-CW on 03 9212 5685 or bbenor@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Family Practitioners x2 - Mitcham enquiry via EthicalJobs.

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is a child-safe organisation committed to protecting children and young people from all forms of abuse, bullying, exploitation and neglect, and to creating environments in all our programs and services where children are safe and feel safe.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID vaccination status.

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