About the role
The Victorian Family Preservation and Reunification Response (FPRR), is funded by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing. It was co-designed with representatives from the child and family services sector and implemented in 2020-21 by MacKillop across 9 regions throughout Victoria, and other Victorian registered children and family service providers.
The FPRR team delivers an innovative wrap around service that provides intensive early intervention support families with 0–17-year-old children and young people. The model is an integrated and evidence-based/evidence-informed approach to support families to live together safely and decrease the risk of children and young people entering or re-entering care.
This is a Full-Time Fixed Term (until 01/12/2024) opportunity based in Forest Hill, VIC within our FPR Response / Clinical Services Program. The position reports to the MST Psych Supervisor.
Key Selection Criteria:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Bachelor’s degree and work experience in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, or a related subject area. Master’s degree preferred.
- Trauma treatment for adults and children using exposure, cognitive therapies, and stress inoculation training.
- Implementation of interventions within or between systems in the youth’s natural ecology that affect or influence the behaviour of youth (i.e., family, peer, school, and neighbourhood)
- Individual therapy with children and adults using cognitive behavioural techniques.
Please address the full Key Selection Criteria outlined in the PD as part of your application.
For a full listing please view Position Description.
For more information, please contact:
- Generous Salary Packaging (helps increase your take home pay)
- Ongoing Career Development, Education and Training
- Employee Assistance Program – free and confidential counselling, coaching and emotional support for work and personal challenges
- Click HERE to find out more about becoming a member of the MacKillop Family Services team and what further support we have to offer our employees.
You must have a:
- Valid and current Driver’s Licence;
- Satisfactory Criminal History Check (paid for by MacKillop);
- Valid Employee Working with Children Check;
- Valid and current NDIS Workers Screening Check (for risk assessed / client facing roles). MacKillop can assist successful candidates with their application.
How to Apply: Click ‘Apply‘ where you will be prompted to proceed with your application via the Seek website.
MacKillop celebrates and draws strength from diversity and respects the dignity of all people. Every person at MacKillop has the right to be safe and to be treated justly. We value every person’s ability, cultural or linguistic backgrounds, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, intersex status, relationship status, religious or spiritual beliefs, socio-economic status, and age.
It is our goal that MacKillop Family Services continues to evolve as a culturally safe, culturally competent, and welcoming organisation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people, families, and communities.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Shortlisting for this position may commence immediately so please submit your application as soon as possible.