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Clinician, Restoring Childhood

Berry Street Victoria
  • Eaglemont location, Wurundjeri Country
  • Full time, 12 month fixed term role
  • Salary package full time equivalent up to $107K pa (inclusive of base salary $87-$89K, super and salary packaging)

For over 140 years, Berry Street has adapted to a changing world, and we will continue to adapt to achieve our purpose. We believe children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. Our Vision for 2022: Together we will courageously change lives and reimagine service systems. We look forward to working with children, young people, families, carers, staff and partners to achieve this vision. Together.

About the Role

The Restoring Childhood Model (RCM) has been funded by the Victorian Government providing therapeutic services to children and young people impacted by family violence. Grounded in evidence informed practice, the RCM will involve specialist intake & triage, supported referrals and secondary consultations and medium term counselling.

Key Responsibilities

The Restoring Childhood (RC) Clinician will provide high quality dyadic and child-focussed parenting clinical interventions to infants, children and parents affected by family violence. Working cooperatively with both internal and external stakeholders will be required in this role. This role will provide high quality trauma and violence therapeutic services to infants, children, young people and their families and adults at each stage of the stepped care model. The RC Clinician will work cooperatively with both internal and external stakeholders, providers concerning the child development, mental health and well-being needs of infants, children and other parents affected by violence.

About You:

  • We are seeking an experienced Clinician with experience conducting clinical work with children, as well as post graduate training in a relevant field.
  • Someone with strong understanding of the complexity of family violence, service systems, and the issues involved in providing services to our clients.

What Berry Street can offer you:

  • Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation.
  • Flexible work arrangements and generous leave conditions.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for staff members’ immediate family.

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description.

How to Apply

Applications including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted by the closing date.

Queries to Kirsten Williams, Clinical Team Leader on 9450 4700.

Please Note; the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

Berry Street is committed to being a child safe, child friendly and child empowering organisation. In everything we do we seek to protect children. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify with a sexual and or gender minority identity. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality or religion.

Aboriginal people; people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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