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Family Therapist - Ipswich


Your role:

As the family therapist you will work in a clinical team that consists of a program supervisor, carers, individual therapist, skills coaches and a teacher. The family therapist works to support restoration and is focussed on making ready the family to receive the children home.

The TFCO program is particularly effective for children who may have a history of trauma and/or neglect. For more information see https://www.tfcoregon.com/.

What you will do:

  • Provide aftercare placement family therapy to the child/young persons family
  • On call duties for parents 24/7 if in crisis on a roster
  • Improving parenting skills, practice sessions, coaching interventions
  • Provide case documentations
  • Document all sessions so they can be reported
  • Complete all training in line with TFCO
  • Help families overcome significant barriers

Who we are looking for:

  • Tertiary Qualification in, Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health, Counselling or Family Therapy
  • Knowledge of and an understanding of family systems and theory
  • Cognitive behavioural and behaviour change therapy application
  • Social learning theory
  • An understanding of cultural contexts and the unique needs of Aboriginal children and young people.
  • Experience working with families and carers
  • Valid Full Australian Driving Licence (essential)

OzChild offers:

  • Permanent contract part time role .8 FTE
  • Flexible working days with some hours being early evening
  • Expert training in the TFCO model
  • Team based treatment environment with intensive collaboration and training, supervision and consultation
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • A laptop and phone so you can work on the road and from home
  • The opportunity to promote an internationally proven evidence-based program
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

How to Apply

You can apply for this position today by clicking APPLY NOW below.

You can view the position description and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Paul Ridley, HR Advisor Recruitment on 03 9695 2243 or email pridley@ozchild.org.au, using the subject line: Family Therapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a Blue Card for QLD

COVID-19- All interviews are currently being conducted via video this may be subject to change.

Please do visit our website to understand more about who we are and why we do what we do https://www.ozchild.org.au/.

A position description is attached.

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 an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.

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