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Family Specialist - Wollongong

Family Specialist - Wollongong

Job Title: Family Specialist - Wollongong
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney - South West & M5 Corridor
Industry:
Reference: 3115127
Contact Name: Kelli-Ann Sives
Contact Email: kelli-ann@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: March 24, 2020 08:45

Job Description

About the Company

Beaumont people is excited to partner with an innovative, growing not-for-profit organisation committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families. Join our team and support our commitment to empowering people to take steps to achieve positive change.
  • Join a leading therapeutic, trauma & attachment informed NFP
  • Permanent Full-time Position, based in Wollongong with a salary package between $80,000 to $95,000
  • Be part of a passionate multidisciplinary team focused on creating positive change
 About the role:
  
The Family Specialist will work as part of a multidisciplinary team supporting family and carer engagement through the delivery of appropriate therapeutic interventions with young people engaged in services and to ensure that all decisions reflecting the needs of the young person are guided by principles of permanency planning.

This role will require you to:
  • Provide specialist consultation, assessments, treatment plans and intervention in relation to family work
  • Support stakeholders with the development of clinical formulations and Behavioural Support and Care Plans
  • Educate and provide appropriate, culturally sensitive support to young people by working closely with both internal and external agencies
  • Consistently maintain accurate case files and electronic records of client attendance and other necessary forms
  • Adhere with all policies, procedures, legislation standards and guidelines to provide best practice care for clients
  • Advocate and work within the community towards trauma integration to promote and engage positive change with our young people!
  
To be successful in the role you will be a collaborative and client-focused expert who is committed to providing therapeutic support to our young people in care. You will also possess:
  
  • Degree qualifications in Social Work, Counselling, Family Therapy, or similar clinical discipline with current registration, or eligibility for registration with the relevant professional body/peak association
  • Demonstrated experience within an intensive casework model with children, youth and families
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Previous experience in working children and young people with a history of a complex trauma, and an ability to build the capacity of staff to support young people
  • Sound knowledge of risk assessment frameworks applicable to family work
  • Proven capacity to mentor staff providing treatment to young people
  • Working with Children Check
  • Clear National Criminal History Check
  • Unrestricted NSW Driver Licence
  • Eligibility to work in Australia
  • Current and valid First Aid and CPR certification

If this sounds like the role for you please click APPLY to send your resume and a cover letter outlining your experience and reason for application addressed to Kelli-Ann Sives or email your application to kelli-ann@beaumontpeople.com.au or feel free to call to discuss on 0401 358 383

There is no closing date for this role. All applications will be reviewed on receipt so please send your application ASAP if you are interested in this role.

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