Adult and Child Art Therapist EACH

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company Description

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community services providers, offering a broad range of services for over 45 years.
Click on the link to learn more about the services EACH offers.

  • Ringwood East Location
  • $47.60 – $50.53 per hour + Super + up to $18,550 Not For Profit Salary Packaging
  • Part time – 1 day per week ongoing role

 

Job Description

Based in Ringwood and providing services to clients across the Maroondah and Knox region, you will be working collaboratively within and across our integrated (multi­ disciplinary) teams to provide art based therapeutic interventions to children, families, and adults through individual work and some group work when required.

The position will have a particular focus on working with children, families and adults affected by family violence or other forms of trauma. This position will require completion of the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) when needed and also sits under the Family Violence and Child Information sharing scheme.

Your days will vary and will include;

  • Both face-to-face and telehealth art focused on short to medium term counselling (up to 12 sessions), with a primary focus on adults and children, addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, stress, parenting, loss, trauma, and family violence
  • Providing a range of evidence based therapeutic interventions
  • Conduct initial and ongoing assessments and support clients to identify goals, develop art-based interventions and therapeutic plans
  • Undertake adult & child continuous risk assessment and safety planning

You will ensure you work collaboratively with the wider team and will be supported to contribute to a workplace environment which supports peers, develops teamwork, and ensures the provision of quality services.

 

Qualifications

We are looking for an art therapist who brings experience in a range of art based therapeutic frameworks suitable for supporting adults, families and children with a range of issues.  You will need to be an excellent communicator, with a strong commitment to quality client service provision.

To succeed in this role, you will bring:

  • Demonstrated experience in a range of art based, trauma informed, therapeutic inventions suitable for adults, families and children
  • Demonstrated understanding and/or experience in working with family members particularly those who have been impacted by family violence
  • Understanding of cultural issues in working with people who experience marginalisation including Indigenous, GLTBIQ and CALD communities, and experience in use of interpreters.
  • Knowledge of the Family Violence MARAM Framework and proficiency in use of the MARAM FV risk assessment tools.
  • 2-year Master of Art Therapy from an approved institute
  • Relevant undergraduate tertiary qualification i.e., Social Work, Family Therapy
  • Registration with the professional Arts Therapy association ANZACATA

 

Additional Information

EACH is committed to developing our people. At EACH you’ll be supported to be your best.

We provide:

  • Engaging, inclusive, and supportive team
  • Exposure to a wide variety of clients to build your skills and experience
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program for you, and your immediate family members
  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging of up to $15,900 tax-free income per year
  • Up to $2,650 additional tax-free money to spend towards meals entertainment
  • Flexible work arrangements to support a positive work-life balance
  • Family & Domestic Violence Leave
  • Public Holiday Substitution policy
  • Novated leasing arrangements

Next steps
We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. When you click ‘Apply Now’ you will be redirected to our Career Centre, where the Position Description is available.

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Lynne Hansell on 0418 808 963 or lynne.hansell @ each.com.au.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday the 6th August, 2023.

Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received. Interviews may take place during the advertising period.

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*Our Diversity & Inclusion Commitment*

At EACH, 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.  We welcome and strongly encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and people with lived experience to apply. 

EACH is committed to creating a culturally safe environment that values and supports Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people(s); where culture and heritage is acknowledged, and respected, as being core to their existence. We recognise and respect the unique culture and contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people bring to our communities.  We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.