- Job posted on: 22nd Jan 2021
- Applications close:
For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.
Take Two is a state-wide service providing high quality therapeutic services to children and young people who have suffered significant abuse, neglect or disrupted attachment and are clients of Child Protection. We work with the traumatised child, and with their caregivers, families and communities. We help them understand the child’s trauma, and how it’s impacting their development and behaviours.
We are seeking a Clinical Practice Development Consultant to provide training and practice development activities to staff at Take Two and organisations external to Berry Street. The Take Two Practice Development Team aims to improve the sector’s capacity to work effectively with infants, children and young people impacted by trauma and neglect. This includes the development of training materials based on the assessment of clinicians’ needs and feedback from the child and youth welfare sector.
This exciting and diverse role will include the provision of training across various clinical intervention models, formulation and assessment, psycho-education and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) developed by Dr Bruce Perry at the ChildTrauma Academy.
The successful candidate will bring their clinical knowledge and practice wisdom to inform Take Two’s training and practice development work both with Take Two staff and external agencies. Ideally we are seeking applicants with extensive practice experience working in the child welfare sector and/or experience working in a training or practice development role. An understanding of adult learning principles is an advantage.
Applications must include a resume, cover letter, and answers to the key selection criteria detailed in the PD. Please note applications will be reviewed and assessed as received.
Queries to Clare Ryan - Practice Development Team Leader on 9450 4700.
Please Note; the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.
Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.
Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.