- Job posted on: 30th Jul 2020
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Quantum Support Services strives to positively improve lives within the Gippsand Community. At Quantum you will be joining a team of dedicated, likeminded people who want to prevent homelessness, ensure women and children are safe from violence and youth have security and place to call home.
Quantum Support Services has a strong values based culture and offers its employees many benefits including salary packaging, annual salary indexation, employee assistance program and training and development opportunities.
The Adolescent Building Connections Therapeutic Family Practitioner is responsible for direct therapeutic service delivery to families. The role encompasses a whole of family therapeutic approach where a young person is using violence in the home or is at risk of using violence in the home. A therapeutic lens is applied in providing secondary consultation to care teams working with adolescents and their families. Therapeutic interventions are applied to improve family relationships and positively impact adolescent development.
Are you passionate about creating positive change in families? Do you have an understanding of the impacts of family violence and developmental trauma on adolescents? Do you understand the complexities associated with adolescents who use violence in the home and how to support them and their families? Are you an excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills that can be used to work effectively with adolescents? You will need the appropriate tertiary qualifications (Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, Family Therapy or Trauma Related Fields) and experience relevant to this position.
For further information in relation to this position please contact Mitchell Burney on 5120 2000.
Quantum believes the celebration of diversity makes us and the community stronger. We are committed to embracing everyone’s individual differences so that we can help create a strong workplace and community that is empowered to reach its potential. We celebrate diversity of gender, sexuality and spiritual or religious belief along with all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Quantum recognises that we all have diverse life experiences that may be influenced by age, ability, social and financial status. Quantum support everyone’s right to feel respected, safe, welcome and valued.
To obtain a copy of the relevant position description go to our website or see the document attached.
To be eligible for appointment to this position you must undergo a satisfactory National Police Records Check and an international criminal history check if you have resided continuously in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years; and hold a valid Working with Children Check and hold a current Victorian drivers licence.