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About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Respect, Fairness and Community articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of the Territorians.

About the Position

You will be responsible for the oversight of the family work model being implemented. This role involves the provision of psychoeducation forums, direct clinical treatment for young people and their families/significant others, support and training for clinicians in family work best-practice interventions; and the ongoing development and provision of family work clinical service model for a collaborative and phase-based approach with families. Knowledge of and experience in implementing the Australian Early Psychosis family work model and other evidence-based family interventions would be highly advantageous. You will also coordinate the Family Mentor program. Family Mentors have a lived experience of supporting a young person who has experienced psychosis and use their lived experience in helpful ways to support families. Types of support they provide families include debriefing, encouraging self-care, encouraging contact with the treating team, promoting help-seeking and providing resources. headspace Darwin is committed to providing person-centred, youth-friendly services that facilitate a culture of strong family involvement.

In this role, you will be well supported through an outcome-orientated multi-disciplinary team structure with opportunities for professional development. You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations

To be successful you will have:

Approved tertiary qualifications in a relevant allied health discipline and current membership with AHPRA, or membership of and adherence to the AASW standards for social workers. Postgraduate qualifications in Family Therapy and or family counselling or equivalent training preferred.
Demonstrated advanced practice skills providing a range of family work interventions and approaches within a mental health setting including providing family systems approaches, CBT, or other evidence-based approaches.
Excellent mental health clinical skills for engagement, assessment, a holistic care approach, crisis response, case management, therapeutic interventions, as well as individual, family and group, therapeutic interventions for young people and their families presenting with a range of emotional, social or developmental difficulties, including psychosis and alcohol and other drug issues.
Demonstrated passion and commitment to improving the social and emotional wellbeing of young Aboriginal people and their families.
For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Alex Muir Functional Recovery Program Coordinator,  – on 08 8931 5999.

To view the full position description, click here and as part of the recruitment process, you will be required to complete the online selection criteria on the Anglicare NT website.

Applications close COB Monday 7th  January 2020.

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a Criminal History Check and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence. You must also be willing to undergo a National Child Protection Check prior to employment with Anglicare NT.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

To view our other available vacancies please visit our careers website at http://www.anglicare-nt.org.au/vacancies/

To apply for this job email your details to sbillington@anglicare-nt.org.au.