MST-CAN Therapist (Psychologist)

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MST-CAN Therapist (Psychologist)


Job Description

THERAPIST (PSYCHOLOGIST),

 MST-CAN Initiative

Dubbo NSW Australia

If you are passionate about serving youth and their families, and want to significantly grow your expertise in working effectively with them, we invite you to apply for this unique opportunity to implement multi-systemic therapy for child abuse and neglect (MST-CAN) in Dubbo, NSW Australia. You will be part of a professional team that will be amongst the first in Australia to deliver MST-CAN. 

Multi Systemic Therapy – Child Abuse and Neglect (MST CAN) is an intensive family preservation program with a strong evidence base, designed to work with families with children between 6 to 17 years and recent incidence of child abuse and neglect. Therapists work intensively with the family in their own homes to resolve clinical and practical concerns so that children can be safe and stay with their families.

As an MST-CAN Therapist your duties will include assessment, treatment, documentation and stakeholder collaboration.

This role requires a minimum Bachelors qualification in psychology, social work or counselling.

You will receive extensive training in Child and Adult trauma therapy, Adolescent and Adult Substance use treatment, and other MST-CAN components. 

You will have the opportunity to earn  an attractive salary with   access to salary packaging, meaning more money in your pocket. Salary range commencing $115,000 to $125,000 to be negotiated based on skills and experience.

Marathon Health is an independent not-for-profit that prides itself on being a great place to work. We offer rewarding work in a supportive environment. Our staff have access to generous employment conditions including 5 weeks annual leave per annum and a professional development allowance in addition to the MST-CAN training.  

Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Ryan May (Supervisor) on 0409 860 814 or Jackie Wright (Portfolio Manager – Mental Health) on 0439 192 207 to discuss this role prior to submitting an application.

To download the Information Pack - which contains the position description, selection criteria, and application process - go to www.marathonhealth.com.au/employment

All applications addressing the Selection Criteria are to be through  SEEK and will be assessed as submitted and close 9am Monday 2nd September 2019.

The application form will include these questions:

  • How many years' experience do you have as a psychologist?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you have membership with any of the following psychology, social work, or counselling boards?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?

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