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Psychologist - Strength2Strength

The Salvation Army

The Strength2Strength Program is a client-centred trauma informed therapeutic response for children and their mothers who are victim survivors of family violence, which includes therapeutic services delivered via outreach and through centre-based sessions.

A partnership response has been activated to maximise client access, safety, empowerment and therapeutic outcomes. The Strength2Strength operates through a partnership of key service providers including: Family Life, Salvation Army, Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, SECASA and Peninsula Health.

The interventions target children and their mothers from diverse populations, with the aim of:

  • Strengthening therapeutic responses and improving outcomes;
  • Building evidence about effective practice approaches for responding to victim survivors of family violence, including victim survivors from diverse populations;
  • Determining, through evaluation, how these approaches might be incorporated into future service delivery frameworks and organisational operating models; and
  • Increasing access to a broad range of therapeutic approaches to family violence victim survivors including adults and/or children across diverse cohorts.

The key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver evidence-based, trauma informed services to women and children impacted by family violence and support the innovation of service responses and sector reform.
  • Provide trauma informed therapeutic intervention to women and children impacted upon by Family Violence.
  • Managing a caseload of clients, as well as providing support and assistance to co-workers on their cases.
  • Working flexibly across a range of service delivery sites, including the provision of outreach support to enhance service accessibility.
  • Performing other partnership related tasks as required to assist the program in meeting its contractual and compliance obligations.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology and/or equivalent
  • Experience delivering therapeutic interventions for victims of Family Violence
  • Full registration to AHPRA
  • Demonstrated experience in using a variety of evidence-based trauma oriented interventions for adults
  • Capacity to work with ambiguity and uncertainty in the context of ongoing environmental change and complex problems for vulnerable members of the community.
  • Willingness to provide outreach interventions to engage with clients and ensure accessibility

An ideal candidate will also possess the following:

  • National Police Record check is required
  • A current and valid Working with Children Check is required
  • A current Victorian Drivers licence is required

If you require further information about the role, please contact Rosie Di Giovanni on 03 9257 9611.

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