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Clinical Supervisor - Child and Family Counselling

  • 498293
  • Youth and Families - Casework
  • Youth and Families - Counsellor, Therapist, Psychologist and Facilitator
  • Youth and Families - Practice, Quality and Support
  • Part time permanent

About the Role

This role is a permanent part-time opportunity, working 3 days/per week and will located based in the Newcastle CBD

We are looking for a Clinical Supervisor (Counsellor) to join the Uniting Counselling & Mediation team in Newcastle on a part time basis.

This role is responsible for providing high level counselling interventions across the programs offered by Uniting Counselling & Mediation and will provide clinical supervision to our counselling practitioners.

As the Senior Practitioner you will specifically;

  • Provide clinical supervision in line with policies and procedures across our counselling programs including individual, couple and family counselling as well as post-separation programs.
  • Conduct family counsellor authorisation processes as per AGD requirements
  • Provide family therapy to children, young people and their families involved in separation, divorce, and complex external systems (DCJ, family court, mental health and domestic violence)
  • Assess children and young people in families post separation and formulate interventions
  • Provide child development information to parents of young children
  • Provide child consultation as part of a child inclusive practice to families after separation, divorce including involuntary and court ordered clients
  • Implement screening and assessment processes of both parents capacity and ongoing case management
  • Provide counselling to individuals, couples and families pre and post-separation.

    Who we're looking for 
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Psychology, Social Work or equivalent
  • High level clinical skills (minimum of 4 years)
  • Extensive experience in delivering individual, couple of family therapy preferably within a Family Law context
  • High level experience in case management and assessment
  • Competence in working with issues of family violence and child protection
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high conflict clients
  • Sound writing and verbal skills with strong computer literacy

Even better

  • Accredited post graduate training in individual, couple or family therapy
  • Eligibility for membership to relevant professional bodies (AASW, APS, PACFA)
  • Knowledge of the Family Law Act and Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act

What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organization excites you, then click APPLY now to get your application started!

Contact Alex Sullivan from Uniting's Talent Acquisition Team should you have any questions; 0466801937 / 

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a National Police, reference and Working with Children checks.

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