Disability - Children and Family Clinicians

Disability - Children and Family Clinicians

Job Title: Disability - Children and Family Clinicians
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Reference: ktfeb29
Job Published: March 01, 2019 17:45

Job Description

Join a large reputable not-for-profit, working within Children, Youth & Families & Disabilities nationally 

As a Child & Family Services Clinician, participate in a multi-disciplinary service environment providing positive behaviour support for children, young people and adults with an intellectual or cognitive disability and challenging behaviours.

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 - Hills district 
  • Newcastle 
Key competencies of this role include:
  • Knowledge of the issues, trends and philosophies underpinning the provision of services to children and young people within a residential Out of Home Care setting who have complex and/or challenging behaviours.
  • Knowledge and experience in the provision of assessment, consultation and therapeutic interventions to children and young people within Out of Home Care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the development and implementation of behavioural intervention strategies, risk management strategies and skills development plans.
  • Sound knowledge of Child Development, Attachment and Trauma theories and ability to assist and train others to understand the implications of these for the children and young people we support.
  • 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. Post Sciences or relevant areas.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety requirements.
To be eligible to apply you will need the following:
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent 
  • At least 2 -3 years' experience working with children and young people with mental illness
  • 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) 
If you want your next job to be making a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Children & Families, then don't delay, contact us today.
Send your CV to or call 02 98104498 for a confidential discussion today or APPLY NOW below.

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