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Functional Family Therapist


An exciting opportunity has arisen in the FFT Program available now in Canberra, ACT

OzChild is a leading child welfare organisation committed to improving the lives of at-risk children, young people and families in our community for nearly 170 years. We work hard every day to provide a better future for those in our care with the belief that every child and young person deserves the chance to shine.

Just one of our amazing programs is Functional Family Therapy.

The aim of Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare is to keep children and young people in their existing homes or foster care placements. The first objective is engagement and motivation, the second is to change the problem behaviour, and the third is to generalise change.

Be part of that change and work for an amazing organisation who believes “It is no longer good enough for a child to only get what is available. We strive to give a child what is needed and what the evidence says works” ( Dr Lisa J. Griffiths)

We offer great incentives - flexibility - hybrid working , ex gratia days Easter & Christmas, salary packaging , and a great work culture with amazing teams !

For more details in regards to this position, skills and requirements to be a successful candidate, please see attached PD.

For any queries relating to this role please do not hesitate to contact Elizabeth Abdilla/Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0499 655 939 or email eabdilla@ozchild.org.au.

To apply please send your resume & cover letter addressing the selection criteria .

Do not hesitate to apply as we are interviewing immediately.

Come join our OzChild Family!!!

To be successful, you will be required to meet our Safety Screening requirements, and this will include relevant police checks and hold a valid and current WWCC for NSW and WWVP for ACT.

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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