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Job Number : 22145
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : MacKillop Family Services on 10 Aug 2017
Prinicpal Practitioner


The Principal Practitioner will contribute to the growth, development and continuous improvement of therapeutic clinical services, delivery practice quality and the professional culture of the client facing workforce delivering services to children, youth and families across the organisation.


This position is a member of the Senior Management Team.


The Principal Practitioner will work in partnership with programs and external stakeholders in the management of complex children, youth and family cases and provide specialist expertise and assistance, case consultancy and review, promote and deliver reflective and evidence based practice, and develop and deliver therapeutic practice training across the organisation.


About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in  Psychology, Social Work or a related discipline and Post Graduate qualifications/training in relevant child, adolescent and family clinical practice, family work and systemic thinking.
  • Evidence of leadership experience in Clincial Services or a related function.
  • Evidence of specialist practice knowledge and application of an area relevant to work with traumatised and vulnerable children, young people and families including but not limited to;  
  • Evidence of a well-developed understanding of Attachment and Trauma theories and an ability to assist others in understanding and applying these theories to practice.
  • Established high level ability to provide secondary consultation, training and advice to clinicians, other professionals, staff and carers

Please refer to the full key selection criteria located in the position description before applying for the role. 


Contact Details
Please visit the Careers section of our - for a copy of the position description and MacKillop employment application form.

Email your resume, cover letter, address the selection criteria and complete the MacKillop employment application form and forward to

If you have any questions please contact Ilkin IL on 0428 016 401.

Applications close: COB Monday 21st August 2017

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