Wesley Mums & Kids Matter
Wesley Mission is a high profile, multi-faceted Christian organisation making a real difference in the community. We work with the most disadvantaged in our community by providing over 200 services ranging from aged care, homeless services, child and family care, counselling, employment, training and education, and health services.
Our Vision is “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.”
About the program
Mums and Kids Matter is a ground breaking and exciting program at Wesley Mission that supports mothers living with mental illness.
The program is underpinned by a basic belief that retaining intact families, rather than having children placed in out of home care, is beneficial for the child, the mother, the immediate family and the wider community.
About the role
Mums and Kids Matter is currently looking for a qualified, skilled and experienced clinical psychologist who will lead the allied health team, manage the 24/7 roster, care for clients and develop staff.
The person we are looking for understands the value of a person centred recovery approach and is able to work as part of a successful multi-disciplinary team.
clinical psychologist with demonstrated experience in a mental health setting
AHPRA registration and member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
demonstrated ability to work within a recovery oriented model, utilising a person/family centred approach
ability to engage and inspire a passionate team through the provision of a supportive and collaborative management style and clear decision making
excellent leadership qualities: demonstrated ability to develop and lead a team of professionals to deliver a high standard of client care and support
excellent verbal and written communication skills
excellent organisational skills with thorough attention to detail
current unrestricted NSW Driver’s License
Total remuneration package: $117,801
Additional option to salary package up to $10,000+ gross up value
career growth and training opportunities in a valuable sector
access to free personal and professional support program
discounted Bupa health and travel insurance
Monday 18 December 2017
Please find a copy of the Position Description here: https://www.wesleymission.org.au/about-us/careers/career-opportunities/.
Please submit a cover letter addressing all of the selection criteria with your resume and email to:
Contact name: Rachel King
Phone: 02 9608 9629
Please note: applications which do not contain a covering letter addressing the selection criteria will not be accepted.
Wesley Mission is a Christian organisation requiring all staff to affirm its values. We are committed to providing an environment in which children can feel safe and valued.
The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions within Wesley Mission (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.