Therapeutic Specialist – Orange – Permanent Full Time Marist180


Why work for Marist180
Marist180 is a not-for-profit organisation strongly committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families.
Our teams are our valued partners and key to Marist180’s success.
We strive in providing quality therapeutic care, team efficacy and inclusiveness within our programs.

The Role
Marist180 are looking for a passionate professional Psychologist, Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse or equivalent committed to working as part of a care team to provide therapeutic support for children and young people in out of home care, through positive engagement and advocacy.

Therapeutic Specialists facilitate trauma informed therapeutic care within a multidisciplinary team focus to optimise outcomes for young people who have experienced complex trauma within the child protection system.

The Therapeutic Specialist as part of the Care Team formulates therapeutic interventions to promote a safe and nurturing environment in consultation with the young people so they may thrive and reach their potential. 

Key job criteria: 

  • Undertake Assessments
  • Formulate Assessments
  • Report writing 
  • Manage relationship with stakeholders

Essential Criteria 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, Mental Health Nursing or equivalent
  • Min 5 years post-grad experience, prefer trauma informed experience  
  • Current professional membership relevant to your qualification
  • Current National Criminal History and Working with Children’s Check
  • Unrestricted Driver’s License
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Current COVID immunisation
  • Eligibility to work within Australia

Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency.  We welcome and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applications who meet the requirements of the position from diverse community groups and ages including people with disabilities and other diversity groups. Marist180 recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and clients within our programs.

Applicants who have training and experience in working in OOHC, disability services, drug and alcohol, mental health and juvenile criminal justice will be highly regarded.

How to apply
Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, please include a resume and a cover letter describing how you meet the essential criteria. 
For more information about the role please email [email protected]