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Clinician - Penrith

Wesley Dalmar Clinical Services Penrith

  • full-time role
  • based in Penrith
  • generous salary packaging

About us

Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.

Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”

About the role

We are looking for a full-time Clinician based in Penrith. In this hands-on role you will assess and provide interventions for clients in Out of Home Care. You will be part of a team that provides assessment, therapeutic interventions and facilitates access to appropriate community resources and services.

Essential criteria

  • Registered Psychologist or Social Worker (with eligibility for the Australian Association of Social Work)
  • strong clinical assessment skills
  • experience in supporting families; preferably within an Out of Home Care setting
  • familiar with and able to implement Parenting Programs
  • experience working with children and young people with difficult behaviours
  • an ability to develop and implement therapeutic interventions with children and young people
  • availability to work flexible hours
  • ability to work independently
  • current driver’s licence

Desirable criteria

  • experience in Out of Home Care - foster care
  • experience in developing and implementing Behaviour Management Plans
  • ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • experience in providing staff and client training
  • strong skills in providing services to both adults and children

Remuneration

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance with the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, Level 6, Pay Point 1 and generous salary packaging available.

Closing date

Friday 28 February 2020, by 5pm

Apply now

Please submit a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing all the selection criteria. For further information, or to submit an application, please contact:

Suzanne Slater-Liehr

Phone: (02) 4723 9288

Email: suzanne.slater-liehr@wesleymission.org.au

Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and Criminal History Record Check).  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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