Program Therapist

Wesley Hospital Ashfield

  • casual positions with multiple shifts available  
  • 38 bed private psychiatric hospital located at Ashfield, offering an extensive range of inpatient and day patient services
  • qualifications as a Psychologist, Social Worker or Counsellor
  • friendly working environment with great opportunities.

About us

“Do all the good you can, by all the means you can…to all the people you can, as long as ever you can”

Wesley Mission has a real mission – to change the lives of those in need. Wesley Hospital Ashfield has gained an excellent reputation in the private and public sector and is known for providing quality care and maintaining ethical values whilst operating as a commercial activity.

About the role

Wesley Hospital Ashfield is a 38-bed mental health facility, located in Sydney’s Inner West, offering an extensive range of inpatient and day patient services.

We have an excellent opportunity for a therapist passionate about making a difference in the mental health field. To apply for this role, you must have:

Essential criteria

  • qualification and registration as a psychologist, occupational therapist, or psychotherapist (with AHPRA; AASW; PACFA; ACA) or Qualification in social work with eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Work (AASW)
  • demonstrated experience in a health care setting, working with alcohol and other drug disorders and acute mental health disorders
  • competency in working with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • competency in working with Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • demonstrated experience facilitating psychoeducation and skills groups
  • competence in mental health assessment and care planning
  • experience in planning and implementing group and individual interventions
  • excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • good organisation and time management skills
  • ability to work independently as well as within a professional multi-disciplinary team environment
  • willingness to undergo criminal record check
  • computer literacy.

Desirable

  • experience in mental health and AOD settings
  • current NSW drivers licence
  • commitment to professional development and research
  • interest in providing in-service education
  • interest in developing quality assurance activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • delivery of 3-4 groups per day
  • provision of individual therapy (as required)
  • completion of daily progress notes
  • performance of administrative and other daily tasks in order to ensure the efficient running of the program
  • engagement in team activities including team meetings, supervision, and mandatory training as required.

Closing Date

Friday, 10th February 2023.

Apply now

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

Kevin Brown

Phone: 0424853455

Email: kevin.brown@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. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Note that a full COVID-19 vaccine certificate is required for the role.

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