Employment

October 2019

RANSW Child & Family Counsellor

Child & Family Counsellor

  • Leading Not-For-Profit organisation
  • 2 x part-time roles available – Based in Parramatta
  • 4 days per week positions
  • Salary packaging available

We are seeking two suitably qualified and experienced Child and Family Counsellors for the RAPS Program (Resources for Adolescent and Parents) based in our Parramatta Centre

About us

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for differences and social inclusiveness.

About the role – Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Able to demonstrate practical and conceptual skills in providing family therapy to children, adolescents, and their families
  • Be part of a dedicated team who deliver quality services to children, adolescents and/or with families, including some after-hours work

Who we are looking for?

We have two part-time positions available working 4 days per week based in Parramatta. The successful candidate must be available to work after hours and on Saturdays when required. Your qualifications, skills, and experience will include:

  • Degree qualified in Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Post Graduate qualification and training in Relationship Counselling or equivalent with an understanding of the systemic approach
  • Minimum 100 hours of clinically supervised face to face counselling experience with children and/or with families
  • Self-management and ability to work within the organisation’s ethical framework; policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team
  • Efficient administrative skills including the use of information technology and databases for communication, evaluation and data collection
  • Capacity to provide quality customer-focused care

How to Apply

There are several non-salary benefits including salary packaging that have been designed to assist in our personal and career growth and wellbeing.

Please apply online ensuring that you provide us with your most recent resume and address the selection criteria. For more information about the role including a copy of the job description and details on how to apply, visit the link below:

https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW448

RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. For full disclosure of our statement please visit our webpage: https://www.relationships.org.au/

This role has no formal closing date, we will review applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

RANSW Practice Specialist – Counselling

Practice Specialist – Counselling

  • Work for a leading Not-For-Profit Organisation
  • Senior practitioner role with a dynamic, innovative team!
  • Full time Position
  • Based in Head Office, Macquarie Park

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced Practice Specialist – Counselling to join our Practice, Quality and Innovation Division as based in Macquarie Park.

About us

RANSW provides relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities. We are a not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our goal is to promote relationships that are safe, healthy and resilient.

About the role

The position works to ensure that RANSW has a brand and reputation for excellence in the implementation, supervision and development of therapeutic services. This includes couple and family therapy and therapeutic work with children and young people.

Along with other practice leaders and practice specialists, some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Leading and developing Therapeutic Services, in particular child inclusive practice and family therapy;
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement and innovation;
  • Ensuring the high quality and compliance of client services in individual, couple, child and family therapy;
  • Providing professional support and quality assurance through supervision of Supervisors (SOS);
  • Working collaboratively with Managers to enhance the program to ensure excellent practice in their Centres;
  • Ensuring policies and procedures reflect best practice and legislation;
  • Providing training and supervision for internal and external training courses;

Who we are looking for?

This role is a full time position working 5 days a week. The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Social Science, Welfare or related discipline, ideally to post graduate level;
  • Post graduate qualifications in therapeutic practice incorporating a range of modalities and interventions;
  • Supervision training and 3 – 5 year experience in providing clinical supervision;
  • Extensive expertise and demonstrated competency across a range of client services, most particularly child, couple and family therapy;
  • Proven ability to lead and influence staff and stakeholders, with confidence and inclusivity in the workplace.

How to Apply

We enjoy salary packaging and a number of non-salary benefits that have been designed to assist in our personal and career growth and wellbeing.

Please apply online ensuring that you provide us with your most recent resume and address the selection criteria

For more information about the role and details on how to apply, visit the link below:

https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW444

September 2019

KIDS FIRST – Child and Family Therapist – Family Services

  • $88k + salary packaging
  • 8 FTE Senior Position – 12 month fixed term
  • Thomastown and Heidelberg Location

Kids First Australia (formally Children’s Protection Society) is an independent not-for-profit organisation that has been supporting children and families since 1896.  Our vision is that all children and young people thrive in resilient, strong and safe families and communities.  Kids First has a proud reputation for innovation, high quality services, and an unequivocal focus on quality outcomes for children.

A new and innovative position has been developed within our Integrated Family Services (IFS) team to provide counselling within a systems framework to children and young people, parents/carers and families. We are seeking a qualified Child and Family Therapist to join our IFS team, and more broadly, our multi-disciplinary service model that provides support and interventions to a diverse range of clients. Many of which have a history of trauma that may be impacting on family functioning and relationships.

The successful candidate will have proven capabilities in the following areas:

  • Providing high quality, ethical and professional family therapy services, undertaking systemic psycho-social and risk assessments.
  • Formulating integrated therapeutic care plans and providing child, parent/carer, family counselling interventions designed to enhance the relationships of clients, and family well-being and satisfaction.
  • Understanding complex and diverse clients and ensure equitable, responsive and quality services.
  • Working within an integrated and multi-disciplinary team.

Relevant post-graduate qualification in Family Therapy mandatory. Tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology or similar field is required. A Working with Children Card, National and International Police Checks and a driver’s licence are also required.

You will be rewarded with a collaborative and outcomes focussed culture, career and professional development, work flexibility, staff wellbeing program, and an attractive salary including the opportunity to salary package to increase take home pay.

Applications must include a Cover letter outlining the position title, a copy of the Curriculum Vitae which must list two professional referees and responses addressing the Key Selection Criteria.   Further information and position description are available at www.kidsfirstaustraia.org.au

Inquiries and applications to:
Kathy Gatsis, Team Leader – Child and Family Services, Thomastown Centre Ph: 9450 0900. kgatsis@kidsfirstaustralia.org.au

June 2019

Relationship Educator – NSW

  • Leading Not-For-Profit Organisation
  • A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Relationship Educator/Group Facilitator
  • Casual employment opportunity based in Penrith

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

An exciting opportunity currently exists to join the Penrith Centre as Relationship Educator.

This successful applicant will have a sound understanding of issues affecting couples, families and children including family safety;

This is a casual role and work is dependent upon the group schedule set each term. The successful candidate may be required to work outside of normal office hours (i.e. after 5pm and Saturdays).

About the role

Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • To provide quality client service in Relationship Education Group work programs;
  • Able to manage complex, challenging client situations including domestic violence, men’s violence and children;
  • Able to engage with the LGBTIQ+, CaLD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities;
  • To work as part of a team to develop the Relationship Education program and courses;
  • To actively promote Relationship Education services within RANSW’s integrated service provision model.

About the successful candidates

This is a casual position and the qualifications, skills and experience will include:

  • Relevant qualifications in counselling, psychology, social work, health promotion, adult education, community welfare or similar field (minimum Diploma level) including group work training;
  • Experience responding to domestic violence and to identify and assess risk for all family members;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the complexities of family relationships and the impact of issues affecting couples, families and children including family safety;
  • Willingness to participate in clinical supervision and professional development to improve practice and co-leaderships;
  • Ability to relate to a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds.

How to Apply

We enjoy salary packaging and a number of non-salary benefits that have been designed to assist in our personal and career growth and wellbeing.

Click on the link below to get more information and to apply: https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW413

RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and recognises the importance of attracting the right people for the right job. Candidates are selected in accordance with pre-determined selection criteria.

RANSW is committed to creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this is a core part of our Reconciliation Action Plan. Australia’s First Peoples are encouraged to apply for this role. RANSW’s RAP can be found at:

http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretch-reconciliation-action-plan/

This role has no formal closing date, we will review applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.