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Family Practitioner - Edgeworth

  • Maximum term, full time role
  • Parental Leave replacement ending January 2023
  • Edgeworth area


OzChild has been working with families delivering Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare® in NSW since 2017.

Through a strength-based in-home therapeutic programme and as part of the Functional Family Therapy - Child Welfare®, you will support the objective of keeping children and young people in their existing homes or foster care placements.

This involves three key objectives, the first objective is engagement and motivation, the second is to change problem behaviour, and finally the third is to generalise change.

In this role you will support keeping families together allowing them to meet their full potential.

More information about the model FFT-CW can be viewed by following this link.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor qualifications in Counselling, Social Work, Family Therapy or Psychology
  • Previous experience in a therapeutic environment ideally utilising recognised therapy practices such as CBT
  • Knowledge and experience working with families with complex needs, mental health, AOD, family violence
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build relationships and rapport with families and young people
  • Willingness to work outside of normal hours mostly evenings between 4pm and 8pm to see families together and at home

To be successful, you will be required to meet our Safety Screening requirements, and this will include relevant police checks and hold a valid current WWCC for NSW.

A complete Position Description is attached below.

OzChild offers:

  • Full time, Maximum term position
  • Evidence informed training and professional development journey
  • Expert supervision and ongoing feedback
  • Flexible working hours between the hours of 8am and 9pm
  • Level 5 on the SCHCADS award, negotiable dependent upon experience
  • The opportunity to work directly with families
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900
  • A laptop and phone (tools of the trade)
  • A unique culture promoting diversity, cultural competence and shared values
  • A collaborative and cohesive working culture

How to Apply

Please view the position description and then submit a resume with a cover letter that outlines your skills and experiences as well as your motivation for applying, it doesn't have to be more than 1 page. Submit your application via the Apply Now link below.

We will commence interviews and assessments as received.

For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Richard Bishop on 02 8664 9114.

Please do visit our website to understand more about who we are and why we do what we do. 

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities.

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