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Senior Clinician

  • LocationEaglemont, VIC 3084
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:18 days ago
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Counsellor
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Report Writing
  • Job no: HBGKY
  • Category: Take Two
  • Eaglemont location, Wurundjeri Country
  • Permanent roles: Part Time 0.8FTE
  • Base salary $93-$95K, plus super and salary packaging
  • Motor vehicle Allowance $10,500K pro rata pa

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.

About the Role

Berry Street’s Wattle Project (Take Two) offers therapeutic and case management support to young people (age 12-17 years old and their families) who use family violence in the home. The program utilises an ecological model to understand young people’s behaviours and recognises that a young person’s use of violence is situated within several complex and interrelated systems. 

Key Responsibilities

With additional funding in the program we are searching for a Senior Clinician who will provide therapeutic assessment and intervention services to address the factors contributing to the use of violence by clients referred to the program. The role will provide therapeutic services in the form of individual, group and dyadic therapy for adolescents and their families. Importantly the role will work cooperatively with both internal and external stakeholders concerning the child development, mental health and well-being needs of young people and children affected by violence.

The Senior Clinician will be required to provide clinical leadership including the provision of supervision of and consultation with Clinicians in the team.

 About You

The candidate will have a strong understanding of developmental trauma and experience conducting clinical work with young people, adolescents and families. They will also have a strong understanding of the complexity of family violence, service systems, and the issues involved in providing services to our clients.

An appropriate Bachelor degree level or higher qualification in a Health or Welfare related field such as Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy, Speech Pathology or related discipline is required, along with significant experience conducting clinical work with children.

 What Berry Street can offer you:

  • Hybrid working from home and the office!
  • Committed to providing Fortnightly supervision
  • Work within in a multi-disciplinary team who value regular debriefing
  • Use of evidence-based and evidence-informed interventions and treatments
  • Flexible working between home and the office
  • Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation.
  • Flexible work arrangements and generous leave conditions.
  • Additional professional development opportunities.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for staff members’ immediate family.

How to Apply

Applications including resume detailing which role you are applying for to be submitted by 11pm on Sunday 11th December.

Queries to Alice Lockrey, Clinical 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 as LGBTIQA+. 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.

  • Published on 12 Nov 2022, 2:58 AM