About the role
This position is situated within the Clinical Services Unit which is responsible for the development and continuous improvement of therapeutic clinical services, the delivery of quality practice and the professional culture of the client facing workforce delivering services to children, youth and families across the organisation.
This program has been funded as a pilot by the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Services to test if Neurofeedback (NFB) therapy within a systemic family therapy modality for the treatment of trauma can reduce multiple placement breakdown for young people in residential care services or at high risk for entering residential care services. The pilot has been refunded through the 30th of June 2024.
MacKillop Family Services (MacKillop) is trialling the use of NFB with small number of young people placed in out-of-home care or at risk of placement in out-of-home care with multiple placement breakdowns due to severe dysregulation and high-risk taking behaviour.
This is a Full-time Fixed term (until 30/6/24) opportunity based in South Melbourne, VIC within our Brain Physio / Clinical Services Program. The position reports to the Manager MST Psychiatric.
Key Selection Criteria:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Direct use of Neurofeedback equipment, EEG/QEEG analyses and use of various protocols in the treatment of developmental trauma and other mental health diagnosis
- 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)
- Neurofeedback in the treatment of Developmental Trauma
- Research or training in diagnostic assessment, mental status examinations
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:
Dianne Rickard at [email protected]
- 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.