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Job Number : 27560
Type and Location : Psychologist / NSW - Other
Listed By : Employment Office on 17 May 2019
MST-CAN Supervisor (Clinical Psychologist/Psychologist)

Who is Life Without Barriers?

Supporting over 14,500 people in more than 300 communities across Australia, Life Without Barriers (LWB) is a leading social purpose organisation delivering services in the areas of disability, child, youth and family, aged care, mental health and support for refugee and asylum seekers. 

Life Without Barriers offers a range of mental health and housing support services, within a framework of recovery. Its service focuses on intensive care management which aims to assist individuals and families re-establish connections, develop their existing strengths and maximise resilience. 

A leading edge career opportunity

Life Without Barriers now has an opportunity for a Lead Therapist / Team Supervisor to join their team on a full-time basis, in Tamworth, NSW. This position is being offered on a contract basis until 30th June, 2020, with extension subject to government funding.

You will manage and support a team to conduct therapy and case management associated with Multisystemic Therapy (Child Abuse and Neglect). You will also have a small therapeutic caseload. 

The Lead Therapist / Team Supervisor will be primarily responsible for:

  • Managing and supporting the team to conduct therapy and case management;
  • Delivering supervision and collaborating with MST experts on service delivery and model fidelity;
  • Building relationships with community stakeholders, such as child protection services, courts, police, health services and schools; and
  • Ensuring the program is compliant with funding requirements and all reporting is undertaken in line with the program outcomes.
  • Conducting MST-CAN assessments including reviewing referral information, identifying and engaging key participants, identifying systemic strengths / weaknesses, and developing an analysis of the problem behaviours within the ecological context; and
  • Providing direct clinical treatment using methods compatible with MST principles and practices.

What we can offer you in return 

Life Without Barriers is one of the first organisations in Australia to offer MST-CAN and is at the cutting edge with how these services are delivered in the country. This is a great opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisations, in a highly validated program that is delivered globally and offers support and structured engagement with your client base.

You will be joining a wonderful, supportive group of people who will value your contribution and you will see the impact they are making on the local Tamworth community each day, namely reducing the number of children going into care. 

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package of up to $132,004 for the Lead Therapist / Team Supervisor PLUS super.

In addition, you will enjoy a range of great benefits, including: 

  • Sign on bonus
  • On call allowance ($13,000);
  • A vehicle for your personal use with fuel (approx. value of $15,000 a year);
  • Salary packaging up to $15,000;
  • Flexible work hours; 
  • Time in-lieu;
  • Rostered days off; and
  • Relocation assistance.

This position may not be for everyone, but for the right person it is a truly unique and exciting opportunity to both grow and develop your career while making a life-changing difference to the residents of Tamworth you support.

If you're ready for a rewarding new challenge - Apply Now!

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