- Full-time, Permanent Position (38 hours per week) available across Central Coast
- Registered Psychologists or Occupational Therapists encouraged to apply
- Opportunity to be a part of a community multidisciplinary allied health team, making a difference in the lives of others!
- Salary Packaging Opportunities
Join our vibrant, faith-based organisation providing innovative social care services to children, young people, individuals and families in the Northern Metropolitan Sydney and on the Central Coast.
About the Opportunity
We are seeking an Allied Health Professional to join our team. The allied health practitioner role works to deliver a range of therapeutic assessment, treatment, support and training options in the communities of the people we serve in various programs. With a dedicated supervisor and a supportive team to provide quality delivery of care needs, you will thrive making a difference in the lives of others.
Programs we support include our Residential Crisis Support program for young people aged 12 to 17 who need assessment, short term interventions and therapeutic care. This program aims to understand the supports needed for the child to be successful in their permanent placement.
Other programs include a variety of work based in residential, independent living, behaviour support, NDIS, and Medicare work across multiple areas of the business.
Responsibilities will include:
- Provide evidence-based services in a safe and therapeutic manner;
- Develop proposed treatment plans with people to outline goals of service provision;
- Work in a team of Allied Health Professionals and independently;
- As well as other duties as specified in the attached Position Description
To be considered for this role you will have:
- Tertiary qualifications Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Counselling.
- Current registration, or willingness and capability to obtain registration, with the professional body relevant to the qualification;
- A Medicare Provider number and/or a willingness to get one;
- A thorough understanding of the theories relating to and the impact of trauma, abuse and neglect on a person's development and well-being as well as carryover effects into adulthood;
- Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills;
- As well as other criteria specified in the attached Position Description.
Working with CatholicCare
CatholicCare offers a range of initiatives to actively promote your life/work balance and development of our employees through:
- Working for a not for profit organisation who strive for a world where people are safe, happy, well and connected with each other in inclusive communities;
- Great training and learning opportunities to help further your career;
- An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support;
- Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax-free, as well as additional meal and entertainment benefits.
If you are a passionate person who realises the tremendous opportunity that this role offers and want to utilise your skills and passion in a rewarding environment, we want to hear from you!
Please provide a cover letter addressing the role requirements, complete your work history and education information on the application page and submit your resume.
We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct. All child related roles are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check Clearance in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.
Completing a National Criminal History Record Check clearance is a requirement of this position
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