- Melbourne > Mitcham
- Job posted on: 7th Dec 2021
- Applications close:
The Australian Childhood Foundation has a strong reputation for delivery of clinical services, professional training and secondary consultation programs built upon up to date evidence and based upon theoretical frameworks including the neurobiology of trauma, attachment and relational theories and child development. This theoretical framework provides the foundation upon which all elements of care and intervention are provided by the therapeutic care programs.
ACF has a strong relationship with and commitment to Boorndawan Willam Aboriginal Healing Service (BWAHS) based in the Eastern region of metro Melbourne. BWAHS provides a range of specialist family violence and healing services and programs to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and families experiencing or at risk of experiencing family violence or use violence. This position will work within the partnership to provide trauma informed, strengths based, culturally safe consultation, support and training alongside the BWAHS team.
A primary focus will be within the children’s team, as well as consultation with family services and the men’s programs as required. This position will focus on the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, and the impact that trauma and family violence has on their development and ability to engage in the community in healthy and healing ways.
This position attracts a competitive base salary + phone + tablet + superannuation + salary packaging. The salary is determined on the basis of the employee's experience and qualifications. In joining a strong, values based organisation, you will also have access to:
Interested in this new opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children?
Please click "Apply Now" to be redirected to our candidate portal, where you will be able to attach a copy of your current resume along with a cover letter, addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria.
Or for more information about the role or a copy of the position description please Bree Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Therapeutic Specialist - BWAHS - Mitcham enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.