Manager of Therapeutic Services for Children and Families

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Manager of Therapeutic Services for Children and Families


Job Description

The Children’s Therapeutic Team (CTT) comprises of a small number of ‘Early Intervention’ programs that reach across urban and remote areas currently; Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine and Tiwi Island. Programs deliver therapeutic interventions strongly focused on prevention, partnerships, collaboration and culturally appropriate methodology. Formats include individual, family and group work aimed at the needs of vulnerable children who have experienced trauma, and their families. The manager will be responsible for a small team and will ensure that the quality of the clinical services within the CTT is developed and maintained at a high standard to meet the changing needs of clients and funders as part of RANT’s commitment to quality client services.

We require applicants to have tertiary qualifications in psychology, social work or counselling. Experience is essential in the delivery of therapeutic work, the provision of clinical supervision and in middle level management.

RANT is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. Applicants will require extensive screening, referee checks, Ochre Card and Criminal History Check. Position Description and Basic Employment Conditions are available in Current Vacancies at www.nt.relationships.org.au. Additional relocation assistance may be available - please refer to https://www.ntphn.org.au   for eligibility.

Applications should be forwarded to hr@ra-nt.org.au and include a Cover Letter, current CV and at least two referees. To discuss details about the position duties please call Director Early Intervention Services – Belinda Emmerson-Whyte on (08) 8923 4999. Applications close date/time: 9am, Monday 25th March 2019. Please note – option to interview on application.

Aboriginal people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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