- 1 x Full Time
- 2 Year Fixed Term
Provide specialised clinical knowledge & skills, and therapeutic supports to individuals, carers & families as part of an integrated service response.
16 March 2018
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The PSP Practitioner will be responsible for providing clinical consultations and therapeutic supports to individuals, carers and families as part of an integrated service response. This may include providing clinical advice and support such as consultation, intervention and training to SCMSAC’s Permanency Support Program to address the needs and well-being of clients in an effective and ethical manner.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Design, evaluate an assist with the implementation of evidence based Social Work or Psychological intervention strategies
- Provide information, advocacy, social support, practical help and counselling to participants with a disability and their families children and young people in out of home care and their carers
- Develop successful working relationships with service users and their families in the local area
- Work collaboratively with individuals, their families and their carers to assess their needs, help them to set goals, work out strategies to achieve those goals and help people to develop the skills towards independence
- Support individuals and their families to build new networks and access support services in their community
- Build and maintain strong links with public, private, non-government and volunteer services in the local area
- Ensure assessments and reports are written in a timely manner
- Participate in monthly, documented support and supervision with the PSP Manager
- Undertake ongoing training and professional development
- Actively participate in sector development and network meetings as requested
- Conduct relevant research to assist in the improvement and evaluation of services in consultation with management
- Take all necessary steps to ensure children and young people in the foster care program are protected supported and safe from abuse
- Comply with all SCMSAC Policies and Procedures
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VACANCIES
Applications must address the key competencies (selection criteria): For an Information Package containing position description, selection criteria and an employment application, please download above or contact Human Resources via email email@example.com or call 02 4448 0200.
Preferred applicants will also be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain a new paid employee Working with Children Check (as required by the Act) prior to appointment with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation.
Salary will be in accordance with the South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2012 – 2015.