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Clinician - Bendigo

Berry Street Take Two
  • Job no: 7Y3M8
  • Category: Take Two
  • North East Victoria location in Yorta Yorta Country
  • Part Time (0.6EFT) fixed term role until June 2023
  • Salary package full time equivalent up to $105k pa pro rata (inclusive of base salary $89-$91k, super and salary packaging)
  • Access to exceptional training opportunities
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance

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 Take Two

Take Two is a state-wide service providing high quality therapeutic services to children and young people who have suffered significant abuse, neglect or disrupted attachment and are clients of Child Protection. We work with the traumatised child, and with their caregivers, families and communities. We help them understand the child’s trauma, and how it’s impacting their development and behaviours. This role is positioned at Njernda Aboriginal Corporation. Njernda Aboriginal Corporation is in Northern Victoria and is within the traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta Nation and aims to deliver community controlled, holistic services and programs which improve the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual wellbeing of the Aboriginal community of Echuca and surrounding areas in Victoria.

Key Responsibilities

Take Two has many programs providing individual, dyadic and systemic client facing services.

This role includes:

  • Provision of high-quality assessment and advice relating to the care of Child Protection clients referred to the Take Two program.
  • Provision of counselling and therapeutic interventions for children, young people and their families.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the client, their families and the care team to achieve therapeutic goals and outcomes.
  • Provide secondary consultation and support to DFFH and Community Service Organisations via Care Team for the clients.
  • Contribute to the research and training components of the Take Two program.

About You

We are seeking a qualified Clinician who has relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline. You will have a sound understanding of the complexities of the service system, a demonstrated ability to provide direct service in the clinical assessment and treatment of young people and families, and a sound understanding and demonstrated ability to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and workers.

The Benefits

  • 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.

How to Apply

Applications must include resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position.

Queries to Shaune Barry - Clinical Team Leader on 03 5822 8156.

View position description here.

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.

Berry Street is categorised as an Authorised Provider and this position is considered authorised work and subject to mandatory Covid-19 vaccination requirements. You will be asked about your vaccination or exemption status and any accompanying evidence should your application proceed.

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