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Job Number : 29099
Type and Location : Child & Adolescent / ACT
Listed By : Australian Childhood Trauma Group on 4 Nov 2019
Mental Health Clinician

The Role

Due to an increase in demand, there are some exciting opportunities to join the Australian Childhood Trauma Group as a Mental Health Clinician at our Canberra based office. We are looking for experienced clinicians from psychology, social work or relevant backgrounds to join our passionate and skilled team of clinicians. As a member of the clinical team, you will have the opportunity to contribute your skills and experience, working in a relatively small team, engaging with clients in both outreach and clinic-based settings, delivering a range of trauma-informed clinical services, including assessment, therapeutic support and intervention, case consultation and training.

About You

You will be a skilled clinician with experience working within the field of mental health and trauma informed care, with a thorough understanding and keen interest in working in a systemic approach with children, young people, their families and support networks. This is a fantastic career opportunity for a compassionate, self-motivated individual looking to gain experience in this field, consolidate their skills amongst a dynamic team and make a difference in peoples’ lives.

The Organisation

Australian Childhood Trauma Group focuses on childhood trauma and attachment. We provide therapeutic support services to government and non-government agencies, schools and individuals. Our vision is a world where the risk of complex trauma is eliminated, and survivors have access to effective services without prejudice.

Our values

  1. Clients at the heart of decisions
  2. Learning and innovation
  3. Quality
  4. Support and shared responsibility
  5. Leadership and initiative
  6. Trust

Working with the ACT Group

  • Opportunity to develop clinical skills in trauma informed care.
  • Full-time and part-time positions available.
  • Supportive team environment with a strong focus on building positive team culture.
  • Opportunity to take a holistic approach to care and do broader systems work.
  • Opportunity to engage with children, young people and their families and provide intervention in creative and collaborative ways.
  • A dynamic remuneration package dependent on skills and experience. This includes a competitive salary, superannuation, additional leave benefits on top of annual leave (up to 3 additional weeks a year), ongoing professional development, and internal supervision opportunities.
How to Apply
For a full position description, please email
Please then send a copy of your current CV, along with a cover letter outlining why you think you would be right for this role and your past experience to, using the subject line: Mental Health Clinician - Canberra application via PsychXchange.

Applications close 11pm, Wednesday 20th November 2019.

Contact Details
Matt Kelly, Clinical Lead Canberra


ph. 1300 034 503

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