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Multisystemic Therapy Clinical Supervisor

Berry Street Victoria
  • Noble Park location, on bordering Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung Country 
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Base salary of $119k pa dependant, plus full private use vehicle, super & salary packaging benefits

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 Program

Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive, evidence-based family and community-based intervention focused on supporting young people aged 10-17 years who are at risk of or who have just entered out of home care. This holistic, preventative model has been evolving with over 35 years of research focussing on the promotion of prosocial behaviours by not only engaging the young person, but also their networks to assist with lasting behavioural changes.

The Opportunity

The MST Clinical Supervisor manages the planning, implementation and administration of the MST model. Working closely with and supervising a small team of 4 professionals, this position is responsible for ensuring the integrity of this model is conveyed, preserved and driven for success with strong supporting evidence for acquittal purposes.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Clinical and administrative supervision for therapists on team;
  • Liaising with key collaborating agencies and with leadership inside the provider organisation;
  • Conducting and supervising multisystemic assessments with young people and their families/care givers;
  • Providing ongoing evaluation and staff development for MST Practitioners.

About You

You will have:

  • A Masters in Psychology, Social Work or related subject matter;
  • Previous supervisory and leadership experience in a similar role;
  • Demonstrable expertise in family systems theory and interventions including behavioural and cognitive behavioural therapies;
  • Full registration as a Psychologist with significant experience in therapeutic settings.

This role needs to be available to participate in and support MST Practitioners with a 24/7 On call roster with backup from other agency supervisory staff and MST Consultants.

The Benefits

  • Additional salary packaging available for meals/accommodation giving you more in your pocket;
  • Continuous Professional Development including training in Systemic Family Therapy;
  • Full private use company motor vehicle;
  • A family friendly flexible hybrid environment of Working from Home and in the office;
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), including access for immediate family members.

Berry Street has done considerable work to negotiate generous leave conditions for our employees in our Enterprise Agreement 2020 including additional paid carers leave,10 weeks parental leave/ 3 weeks paid partner leave, up to 20 days paid leave for victim survivors of Family Violence, paid study leave and other great benefits.

Working at Berry Street, you will be part of a progressive NFP that embraces Diversity & Inclusion including our evolving work in four major strategic initiatives:

  • Our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP);
  • Rainbow Tick Accreditation;
  • Disability Action Plan;
  • Cultural Competency Framework.

Now’s a great time to join us!

How to Apply

Prior to applying, interested candidates are required to contact Tom Bowerman, Director Innovation on (03) 9421 7500 to discuss the role and to be provided with an information pack to use as a guide for your application. Applications submitted without prior contact being made will not be considered.

Applications including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability and the key selection criteria for the position are to be submitted as soon as possible as they will be assessed as they are received.

Further queries to Tom Bowerman, Director Innovation on (03) 9421 7500.

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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