Therapeutic Specialist

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Work alongside vulnerable young people as a part of an allied health team Permanent full time position available located at Orange Attractive salary and generous development benefits About Marist180 Marist180 (www.marist180.org.

au) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to creating positive change for vulnerable young people and their families. Following a successful application to deliver the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract (replacing Out of Home Care in NSW), Marist180 is now seeking applications from industry professionals including Youth Workers, Case Managers, House Managers, Allied Health Professionals and Therapeutic Specialists. The Position As a direct influence of the Intensive Therapeutic Care contract, we are now seeking experienced Allied Health Workers for the Orange region.

Use your expertise to assess and address the needs of children and young people as well as the support and training of staff within the agency. This role works very closely with staff to deliver appropriate therapeutic interventions with children and young people who have experienced significant trauma, to ensure that all decisions reflect the needs of the child or young person are guided by principles of permanency planning. The Candidate We are looking for resilient and practical applicants who are committed to providing therapeutic support to our young people in care through positive engagement and advocacy, working within the community towards trauma integration.

To be successful it is essential you: Degree in Social Work, Family counselling, Psychology, Mental Health Nurse or equivalent Minimum 5 years’ post degree experience Possess experience in working with children and young people experiencing complex trauma and working with families within the child protection system Demonstrated experience in working with the issues faced by children and young people of a complex trauma background Demonstrated capacity to assist staff to support young people; and Registration in a relevant professional body Unrestricted and current NSW Drivers licence (minimal Provisional 2 - Green P's) Current and valid First Aid and CPR certification Working with Children's Check Clear National Criminal History Check Applicants who have training and experience in working in disability services, drug and alcohol, mental health and juvenile criminal justice will be highly regarded. How to apply This is a role where you truly can make a difference. For more information on the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description attached.

Click “Apply Now” to submit your online application, please ensure you attach a resume and a covering letter describing how you meet the position requirements. Marist180 is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the agency. We welcome and encourage applications who meet the requirements of the position from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander,.

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Marist Youth Care Ltd
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13 Oct 2019

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