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Family Therapist - New Parent and Infant Network

Uniting Communities

Are you passionate about making a difference in families' lives through reunification? 

Join the Newpin (New Parent and Infant Network) program and contribute to positive change.

The program involves parents and their children regularly attending a center-based program for up to 18 months, engaging in a range of activities that promote wellbeing, improve parenting capacity, and support the development of positive family relationships.

Role Overview:

This role is based at our Port Adelaide site.

This is an exciting time for the Newpin service and we are looking for a person who can fulfil the role of Family Therapist within our program. The role supports team members and the whole service to provide strengths-based services and trauma-informed services that support the reunification of families.

Collaboration, advocacy, and referrals to internal and external services will be part of your routine, ensuring holistic support for our clients. You'll play a pivotal role in maintaining comprehensive case notes and contributing to accurate and timely assessments, data collection, and reporting in coordination with the team.

This role is responsible for:

  • Facilitating parent education groups.
  • Guide self-development and therapeutic groups.
  • Provide a client-focused approach with all stakeholders.
  • Maintain a high standard of professional practice and ethics.


  • Qualifications in Social Work, Counselling or similar
  • Skills in coaching and therapeutic counselling.
  • Experience working with babies, children and their families
  • Knowledge of trauma and its impact on family functioning
  • Experience working with families in a strengths based perspective
  • Ability to work as a team, providing collaborative case management

About Us

Uniting Communities is a leading, inclusive not-for profit community services organisation working alongside more than 80,000 South Australians each year to reduce inequality, improve wellbeing, overcome disadvantage and support people to live the best lives they can. We value diversity and are committed to providing respectful, accessible services. 

About the Benefits

  • In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 per year pre tax and additionally a $2,650 Meals and Entertainment card. 
  • To see how this could potentially benefit your take home pay, visit our salary packaging provider - Access Pay
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Early Intervention Physio Program
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance

Check out our additional benefits at www.unitingcommunities.org

Your Application

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

Apply early; closing date subject to change.

As an organisation, we are committed to protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are required to work within our code of conduct and undergo relevant pre-employment checks.

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