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Clinician - Child & Family - Homes for Families


Who we are

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we're one of the nation's leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

The Homes for Families (H4F) program provides support to families with children experiencing homelessness who were residing in emergency accommodation due to the pandemic with access to stable medium- and long-term housing and integrated support packages.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced full-time Clinician to provide counselling to children, young people and their carers who are part of the H4F program until December 2023.

The role will assess and deliver evidence-based interventions, using an outreach and site-based model, to those who have experienced significant adverse life experiences including trauma, abuse, grief and isolation. Supporting young people and their families to heal and provide safe environments for children to flourish.

If you're a Clinician looking to make a big impact and are willing to embrace risk, complexity and find opportunity within people's narrative to support a highly disadvantaged cohort, then this is the role for you!

What you'll be doing

As a Clinician - Child & Family (H4F) you will be responsible for:

  • Responding to the needs of families experiencing homelessness,
  • Providing assessment, counselling and support to enable the ability of children and young people to recover from the effects of abuse, family violence, trauma and loss,
  • Collaborating with the team and key stakeholders involved in the homes for families consortium to achieve best outcomes for clients,
  • Complete all organisational accountability and reporting requirements in an accurate and timely manner.

Who you'll be working with

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will work closely with other Therapeutic Specialists and partner agencies, including Anglicare, The Family Services Provider and other EACH support services, to achieve positive housing and health outcomes for clients across Southern Melbourne.

The team works with very high levels of flexibility, trust, networking, and collaboration, and members of the team will have strengths in these areas to engage with clients in the community.

Who we are looking for

Along with your passion for helping others, you will:

  • Have a tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, occupational therapy or other relevant discipline/profession,
  • Have demonstrated experience in working therapeutically with people in the context of trauma and other complex co-occurring issues including, mental health, AOD, family and trauma related presentations,
  • Have an ability to work systemically from a family and housing perspective,
  • Be an effective communicator and ability to develop and nurture positive relationships,
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment which works towards reaching common program and organisational goals,
  • Have a demonstrated ability to complete administrative tasks to the required standard and detail to meet quality and reporting requirements.

What we offer

EACH is committed to developing our people. Here, you'll be supported to be your best. What we provide:

  • Engaging, inclusive supportive team
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
  • Opportunities for internal career progression across QLD, NSW, ACT, and VIC
  • Generous Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 free income tax per year, to maximise your take home pay
  • Up to $2,650 additional tax-free money to spend towards meals entertainment
  • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program for you, and your immediate family members
  • Novated leasing arrangements
  • Opportunities to continuously grow and develop.

Next steps

At EACH, we want all of our candidates to feel comfortable bringing their passion and individuality to the process. We value all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, as we truly believe that diversity drives innovation. Express yourself, apply for the role and help us bring good health quality outcomes to for everyone.

When you hit 'Apply Now' you will be redirected to our Career Centre and Position Description, to help you easily complete your application.

If you'd like more information about the position, please contact Lewis Burnside on lewis.burnside @ each.com.au (please copy the email address into the appropriate field without spaces), using the subject line: Clinician - Child & Family - Homes for Families enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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