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Family Therapist - Edgeworth


Are you keen to be part of a professional team working together using evidence- based models to change lives? Come join our team in Edgeworth as a Family Practitioner and keep families together and prevent children entering Out of Home Care.

The purpose of the Family Therapist is to provide intensive therapeutic services to children, young people and their families with serious and/or complex mental health, behavioural and/or emotional needs to maximise their developmental potential. You will deliver the evidence-based model for families of children aged 0-17 years within the family's home environment.

Travel is an absolute requirement of this role as you will cover several regions. Comprehensive training in this evidence-based model will be provided to the successful candidate and ongoing intensive support.

Be a part of that change, the journey and set the family up for success. As a Family Therapist you will be delivering Functional Family Therapy working with young people aged between 0-17 and their families in their homes.

Who we are looking for

  • Tertiary qualification in Counselling, Social Work, Family Therapy, Psychology or community services / mental health
  • Previous experience in a therapeutic environment, or a new graduate with a willingness to learn and thrive in this role
  • Knowledge & experience working within the out of home care sector would be highly regarded
  • Excellent communication skills & the ability to build relationships and rapport with families and young people

OzChild offers:

  • Full Time Permanent role
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working
  • Evidence informed training and professional development journey
  • SCHCADS level 5 $93,860.00 plus super (negotiable upon experience)
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 & an additional $2650 meal & entertainment to salary package as well
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture
  • You will receive ex-gratia days at Christmas and Easter
  • A passionate, supportive team where your skills and ideas will be valued

We will consider relocation assistance for successful candidates who are not located in the greater New Castle area up to $3000.

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.

We are interviewing immediately so please do not delay your application.

For enquiries about the role contact Liz Abdilla, Senior Talen Acquisition Specialist on 0499 655 939 or [email protected] using the subject line: Family Therapist - Edgeworth 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.

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