The Bouverie Centre (La Trobe University) is currently recruiting! We are seeking highly skilled, experienced and motivated individuals to join our collaborative, supportive and values-driven learning organisation in the following areas:

Intake Program Worker

HEO 6

0.4 EFT FIXED TERM CONTRACT (3 YEARS WITH A VIEW TO PERMANENCY)

This position provides the essential first clinical contact with family members seeking therapy at the Bouverie Centre, conducts a detailed assessment regarding our service’s suitability and where families are not offered an appointment, provides up to date and highly relevant referral information.

To be considered for this position, you will possess:

  • A degree in an appropriate health or welfare field, which includes some form of counselling.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of family therapy/systemic approaches and the ability to carry out a ‘systemic’ interview with individuals.
  • Relevant knowledge of and experience dealing with referring agencies within the health and welfare system.
  • Demonstrated experience with telephone counselling

For a position description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Applications must be submitted online by 11.55pm Sunday 21 Oct

Please contact Penny Wong at (03) 9385 5100 or penny.wong@latrobe.edu.au if you have any enquiries relating to this position.


FaPMI Statewide Project Officer

HEO 6

0.6 EFT (CONTINUING POSITION)

This position is located within the Families where Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) Statewide Team and will contribute to and support the team’s coordination of the FaPMI program. This will involve developing and supporting a comprehensive FaPMI communication strategy, and contributing to the development and implementation of training, resources and knowledge exchange.

To be considered for this position, you will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant field such as administration, health care or evaluation.
  • Experience in project planning, management and evaluation.
  • Relevant experience in a health care or a similar setting.
  • Understanding of workforce, implementation and service development issues.
  • Demonstrated capacity to take initiative and be innovative in the approach to the role.

For a position description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Applications must be submitted online by 11.55pm Sunday 28 Oct. 

Please contact Rose Cuff at (03) 9385 5100 or r.cuff@latrobe.edu.au if you have any enquiries relating to this position.


Workforce Development Trainer and Family Therapist

HEO 7

1.0 EFT OR 0.8 EFT (CONTINUING POSITION)

This position will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a crucial role implementing family-based practices in a range of service sectors, including mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and other related services. This will involve the provision of training, supervision, and organisational consultation. You will help design, co-ordinate and deliver workforce development and implementation projects and contribute to research about how best to build family sensitive practice capability in services. You will also have a small family therapy caseload. This continuing position offers an interesting and varied role within a supportive team environment.

Skills and Experience

You will possess an appropriate tertiary qualification in social work, nursing, occupational therapy or psychology and a Post Graduate qualification in Family Therapy with eligibility for Clinical Membership of the Australian Association of Family Therapy.

This role will suit someone who has skills and experience in providing training, consultation, and supervision.  Skills in family therapy and a sound knowledge of family-based approaches and their application in the mental health/related fields, will see you succeed in this role. An ability to manage relationships with a range of partner organisations involved in project delivery will also be an advantage.

For a position description and information on how to apply, please click here.

Applications must be submitted online by 11.55pm Sunday 28 Oct.

Please contact Brendan O’Hanlon at (03) 9385 5100 or b.ohanlon@latrobe.edu.au if you have any enquiries relating to this position.