Child Protection - Behaviour Support Clinicians

Child Protection - Behaviour Support Clinicians

Job Title: Child Protection - Behaviour Support Clinicians
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: Ktmay07
Contact Name: Kate Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2019 16:01

Job Description

Join a large reputable not-for-profit, working within a disability focus to develop, implement and review behavior support strategies for families, carers and staff.

As a Child & Family Services Clinician you will participate in a multi-disciplinary service environment providing positive behaviour support for children & young people in out of home care and adults with an intellectual or cognitive disability who are currently supported by the non for profit who exhibit severely challenging behavior, in order to assist them to develop positive behaviours and skills for community living.

The Clinician works with stakeholders, carers, families ensuring that the expert clinical advice and the services they provide are integrated into a broader array of life planning and support procedures.

We currently have vacancies in the in the following locations 
  • Sydney 
  • Newcastle 
  • Parks
Key competencies of this role include:
  • Knowledge of the issues, trends and philosophies underpinning the provision of services to clients with complex and/or challenging behaviours.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Disability Service Standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the development and implementation of behavioural intervention strategies, risk management strategies and skills development plans.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for consulting and collaborating both within and external to the agency including health professionals, other agencies and departments.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as a member of a clinical team.
  • Demonstrated sound level of time management and planning skills.
To be eligible to apply you will need the following:
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or equivalent 
  • AHPRA Registered Psychologist or AASW accredited Social Worker
  • At least 2 -3 years' experience working with children and young people with mental illness and complex challenging behaviors
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mental health issues
  • Experience delivering services to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Understanding of safe work practices
  • Current NSW drivers license 
  • Right to live and work in Australia (Sponsorship is NOT offered for this position) 
A competitive salary package of $70.000 - $90.000 + super + a tax free salary component is on offer, based on qualifications and experience in the field for the successful applicant.

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This position is not to be missed, so don't delay, send your CV to , APPLY NOW below or call Kate Taylor on 02 9810 4498 for a confidential discussion.

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