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Job Number : 23235
Type and Location : Family Counselling / Sydney
Listed By : Wesley Mission on 6 Dec 2017
Allied Health Coordinator

Wesley Mums & Kids Matter

 

  • full time permanent position available

  • great career opportunity

  • serve those most in need

  • based in Liverpool

 

 

About us

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.

 

 

Essential criteria

 

  • 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

 

Remuneration

 

Total remuneration package: $117,801

Additional option to salary package up to $10,000+ gross up value

  • allocated fully maintained vehicle for personal and business use

  • motor vehicle allowance option available

 

 

Other benefits

 

  • career growth and training opportunities in a valuable sector

  • access to free personal and professional support program

  • discounted Bupa health and travel insurance

 

 

Closing date

Monday 18 December 2017

 

 

Apply now

 

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

Email:rachel.king@wesleymission.org.au

 

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.

Contact Details
Contact name: Rachel King

Phone: 02 9608 9629

Email: rachel.king@wesleymission.org.au



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