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Company:
Life Without Barriers

Category:
Education & Childcare

Job Type:
Permanent Full Time

Location:
Tamworth & North West NSW
Regional NSW
Australia

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Clinician (MST-CAN Therapist)- Tamworth

Job Reference: 493429

Opportunity for an experienced Therapist to join our MST-CAN team in a Full Time contract role through to June 2021, with possibility of extension.

About the Role

We are currently seeking an experienced Therapist to join our MST-CAN team. This is a contract role through to June 2021 with possibility of extension.

MST is widely considered the gold standard for treatment of adolescent antisocial behaviour and is utilised in the US, Europe, the UK, and NZ. MST-CAN is an adaptation of the MST model and is targeted to families who have recent risk of harm reports pertaining to ongoing child abuse and neglect.

The purpose of the MST-CAN Therapist is to conduct therapy and case management associated with Multi-Systemic Therapy (Child Abuse and Neglect) for 6-17 year olds’ and their families. The incumbent provides in-home clinical services, negotiates therapeutic goals and uses systemic resources to assist in meeting these goals.

As part of this program you will be supported through weekly consultation and supervision.  You will develop highly sought-after skills in systemic assessment, comprehensive safety planning, CBT for anger management, behaviour management planning, evidence-based trauma treatment for children (TFCBT) and adults (PET), substance abuse treatment (reinforcement based treatment), functional analysis, strategic family therapy, parent management training, and more. 

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor qualification (Masters level preferred) in psychology, social work, counselling and/or mental health nurse.
  • Eligible for registration with the appropriate board.
  • Experience in the child and family welfare field and Child Protection experience essential.
  • Experience in (CBT) Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy including trauma treatment, Structural Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, motivational interviewing and behaviourally-based treatments preferred. 

  Further information is available here: http://mstservices.com/ & http://www.mstcan.com/.

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours and rostered days off
  • Vehicle for work and personal use
  • Salary packaging (up to $15,900)
  • Assistance with relocation costs
  • Superannuation 9.5%

About the Organisation 
Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental health disabilities. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.
 
We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.
 
Tamworth
Tamworth is famous for its’ world-class country music, award-winning restaurants and easy-going, lifestyle. Offering the best of both city and rural living, locals enjoy a quality standard of living with access to affordable housing, gourmet food, shopping, top sporting facilities and national parks.
  
For more information on Tamworth please visit http://evocities.com.au/tamworth/   

HOW TO APPLY
Click on the APPLY button below and follow the screen prompts. 

For any queries please contact Ingrid Altena, MST CAN Supervisor, at Ingrid.Altena2@lwb.org.au

Please note, preferred applicants may be contacted prior to the advert closing date.

Applications close at Midnight on Sunday, 12 April 2020

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview. 

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

Closing Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2020

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