Clinical Practitioner KIDS FIRST

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Full time 12 month role Available!
  • Clinical Practitioner in the Sexual Assault Counselling and Prevention Program (SACPP)
  • Opportunity to play vital role in a vibrant, agile agency.
  • Generous salary packaging, Professional development, and training opportunities. Consistent individual and group supervision.

About the role:

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in an innovative therapeutic program within the community? The primary role and purpose of the Clinical Practitioner position is to provide specialist therapeutic services to children and young people up to age 18 who have been sexually abused, as well as children up to 18 who have engaged harmful sexual behaviour.

The role also involves taking part in prevention initiatives such as training to parents, teachers, and the wider community. This includes delivering school-based prevention programs to young people with topics relating to sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and healthy sexual relationships.

You Will:

Provide counselling/advocacy skills with children who have been a victim of sexual abuse or present with harmful sexualised behaviours and their families. Deliver prevention group work. Work collaboratively with others and as part of a team. Value and engage actively and positively in supervision and a commitment to critical reflective practice.

About you:

  • Hold a tertiary qualification in psychology, social work, counselling, or a related discipline -Postgraduate study desired.
  • Experience in delivering therapeutic services that include counselling and advocacy to young people and their families. Knowledge of the impacts of trauma, attachment, and family relationships on childhood development.
  • Willingness to deliver Prevention Groupwork to young people, parent, teachers, and wider community on a range of topics.

About us

Kids First Australia (formally Children’s Protection Society) is an independent not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families since 1896. Our vision is that all children and young people thrive in resilient, strong, and safe families and communities. Kids First has a proud reputation for innovation, high quality services, and an unequivocal focus on quality outcomes for children.

What we offer:

You will be rewarded with a collaborative and focused culture, career and professional development, work flexibility and an attractive salary including the opportunity to salary package to increase take home pay.

How to apply:

Applications submitted via our website will ONLY be considered.

Please include:

  1. A Cover letter outlining the position title, must include responses addressing the Key Selection Criteria in dot point.
  2. A copy of the Curriculum Vitae which must list two professional referees.

Enquiries are welcome to:

Liliana Bustos Team Leader SACPP on 9450 0900 or email on [email protected]

ONLY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED ONLINE VIA THE KIDS FIRST WEBSITE WILL BE CONSIDERED – PLEASE DO NOT APPLY VIA SEEK.

To apply for this job go to: https://kidsfirst.recruitmenthub.com.au/Careers & enter ref code: 6392462.

Applications close 06 August 2023