Child Therapist

Location:
Campbelltown  
Employment Type:
PP - Part-time Permanent  
Department:
TFCO C NSW CT
Salary:
SCHCADS 5
Supporting Documentation:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our OzChild family in our Campbelltown team.

 

This role, as an Individual Therapist (Child Therapist) will be working in a clinical team that consists of a program supervisor, foster carers, family therapist, skills coaches and a teacher. The individual therapist is experienced in working one to one with young people aged 7-11, can work independently and remain calm under pressure. The TFCO program is particularly effective for children who may have a history of trauma and/or neglect.

 

For more information see https://www.tfcoregon.com/

 

What you will do:

  • Provide one to one support and therapy for children in the program
  • On call duties via phone 24/7 on a roster once a month (weekend only)
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Fun, creative sessions with young people
  • Working with trauma based behaviours
  • Complete all training in line with TFCO
  • Help young people overcome significant barriers

 

Who we are looking for:

  • Tertiary Qualification in, Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health, Counselling or Family Therapy
  • Knowledge of and an understanding of family systems and theory
  • Cognitive behavioural and behaviour change therapy application
  • Social learning theory
  • An understanding of cultural contexts and the unique needs of Aboriginal children and young people.
  • Experience working with young people one on one
  • Valid Full Australian Driving Licence (essential)

 

OzChild offers:

  • Permanent contract part time role .8 FTE
  • Ex-gratia days Easter & Christmas
  • Flexible working days
  • Expert training in the TFCO model
  • Team based treatment environment with intensive collaboration and training, supervision and consultation
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • A laptop and phone so you can work on the road and from home
  • The opportunity to promote an internationally proven evidence-based program
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values

 

For further details in relation to this role please see attached PD for your perusal and / or contact Liz Abdilla – Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0499 655 939.

 

To be successful, you will be required to meet our Safety Screening requirements, and this will include relevant police checks and hold a valid and current WWCC for NSW

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is a child-safe organisation committed to protecting children and young people from all forms of abuse, bullying, exploitation and neglect, and to creating environments in all our programs and services where children are safe and feel safe.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID vaccination status.