Allied Health Lead – MYAHC Mater Group


About the role

Mater Clarence Street are looking for an Allied Health Lead | Family Counsellor to join the team in a permanent part-time position (32 hours per week), based in South Brisbane. 

Salary range: $62.10 – $64.78 per hour plus superannuation and salary packaging access up to $15,900

What you’ll be doing

The purpose of the Allied Health Lead/Family Counsellor position is to provide allied health leadership within the Clarence Street multi-disciplinary team.  To provide family counselling to family members and significant others of those who are experiencing problematic substance use.  This role will provide professional leadership to the Clarence Street family support program. 

  • Actively partner with consumers and carers, as well as interprofessional colleagues, to determine service and operational objectives that provide an exceptional experience and outcomes.
  • Ensure provision of a client centred and responsive service that caters for population and cultural diversity, with support provided to CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. 
  • Assist in ensuring the wellbeing of the team through; regular supervision, managing individual worker stress supporting professional development and facilitating a positive team culture.
  • In collaboration with Clarence Street leaders and peers, maintain and strengthen relationships with community, government and non-government agencies to inform and enhance services.

 About you

  • Demonstrated experience and ability to provide a high level AOD clinical assessment and interventions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary assessment and treatment alternatives for young people with problematic alcohol and other drug concerns.
  • Demonstrated high level counselling skills and expertise in brief interventions in Alcohol and other Drugs.
  • Experience in providing psychoeducation and support to families who are seeking support for their child who is experiencing problematic substance use.

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education, and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options where suitable
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

For further information specific to the position, please contact Amanda Tilse, Clarence Street Manager, on 07 3163 8400.

For more information, please click here –  PD Allied Healh Lead Family Counsellor.pdf

Applications close on Monday 7 August 2023
Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to apply now.

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

It is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.