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Functional Family Therapy Practitioner - Youth Justice

Anglicare Victoria
  • Full time ongoing position with options (.8 to .9 options)
  • Based in the Lalor Office
  • Flexible working options available

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

The Position: 

The Functional Family Therapy FFT® - Youth Justice program within Anglicare Victoria's Northern Metro Region is recruiting to a full time ongoing position.

Functional Family Therapy is a short-term, evidence based intervention program that works intensively with families for an average of three to five months. FFT works primarily with young people aged 11 to 18 years who are referred by Youth Justice. 

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or Family Therapy, (Post graduate studies highly regarded)
  • Experience working with young people and families 
  • A keen interest in furthering skills in Family Therapy modalities as the successful candidate will be trained in FFT.
  • A passion for working with families in an intensive outreach capacity within their homes and communities
  • An interest in evidenced based practice and model fidelity adherence
  • Strong capacity to maintain up to date and high quality administrative tasks 
  • Flexible availability- (after hours work required to accommodate families needing after school and work sessions)
  • Candidate must have a Drivers License

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

For a detailed position description, please see attachment PD_FFT Prac YJ_NM_FT_June 2021.pdf

To apply for this position you will need to complete the online application. You will be requested to attach your resume and your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as separate documents.

If you have any queries please don't hesitate to contact Stephanie Bortignon Program Manager FFT- 0439 194 207

We would encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as applications will be assessed on an ongoing basis. If we identify suitable applicants prior to the posted closing date of the advert we may close the position early.

We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Anglicare Victoria acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate. We commit to working respectfully to honour their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country.

Diversity and inclusivity are important to Anglicare Victoria and we are committed to ensuring our workplace and services reflect this.  Everyone is welcome at Anglicare Victoria, regardless of age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation and physical ability.

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