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Clinician / Senior Clinician

Berry Street Take Two
  • Eaglemont Location, Wurundjeri Country 
  • Flexible FTE - 0.6 - Full Time, fixed term until 30th June 2023
  • Base rate Clinician $89-$91K, Senior Clinician $99K plus super and salary packaging
  • Additional $10,500pa pro-rata 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.

Take Two provides generous professional development opportunities for employees.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for a Clinician or Senior Clinician to join our team.

Take Two has many programs providing individual, dyadic and systemic client facing services. This role will sit within the Take Two Consultancy Service (Fee For Service (FFS) program).

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
  • Provide secondary consultation and support to DHHS and Community Service Organisations via Care Team for the clients
  • Providing intake services
  • Contribute to the research and training components of the Take Two program

Senior Clinician

  • Have a leadership role in the team and supervise clinicians in the team
  • Hold complex cases.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have sound decision making skills, reflected in excellent clinical judgements and a high degree of self-discipline, reflected in the ability to provide targeted clinical services within strict time-frames. You will have a demonstrated ability to provide a high standard of complex direct service in the clinical assessment and treatment of children, young people and families; and to comply with service delivery towards output and outcomes requirement.

An understanding of the complexity of the service system and the issues involved in providing services to statutory clients is essential, along with the willingness to coach and develop others and impart knowledge.

An appropriate Bachelor degree level or higher qualification in a Health or Welfare related field such as Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Family Therapy, Speech Pathology or related discipline is required, along with significant experience conducting clinical work with children.

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 including resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for the position to be submitted ASAP, applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

A position description is attached for both roles.

Queries to Lauren Codd - Business Development Manager on 04998004150 

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 as LGBTIQA+. 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.

This position is considered authorised work and subject to mandatory Covid-19 vaccination and safety requirements. You will be asked about your vaccination or exemption status and any accompanying evidence should your application proceed.

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