Therapeutic Specialist

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $85,000 - $95,000 per annum

Our client is seeking a Therapeutic Specialist to join their dedicated team in Newcastle. You will work closely with staff to deliver therapeutic interventions with children and young people aged between 12 - 18 years who have experienced significant trauma and living within residential OOHC services.

This role will involve;

  • Assess needs of children and young people to inform Behaviour Support Plans
  • Provide individualised support to young people and work to engage them in processes
  • Facilitate group work sessions for young people and staff as required
  • Create, coordinate and monitor the timely review of Behaviour Support Plans
  • Deliver therapeutic trauma informed supervision, training, support and consultation to staff, carers and volunteers in the delivery of programs for children and young people in care
The requirements for this role include;
  • A bachelor’s degree qualification in Psychology or Social Work
  • General AHPRA registered Psychologist or eligible for AASW registration 
  • AHPRA Provisional Psychologist with prior experience as a Provisional Psychologist
  • Strong understanding of working with children and young people experiencing complex trauma and working with families with the Child Protection system
  • Demonstrated experience in working with the issues faced by children and young people of a complex trauma background, and a demonstrated capacity to assist staff to support young people
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police checks.
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Jessica Whitfield on 9218 2465 .

Contact: 02 9218 2465
Date Posted: 10/02/2021 04:50 PM

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