Location: Campbelltown and Liverpool, NSW
Date advertised: 1st February 2024
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Closing Date: 1 March 2024
Anglicare and CatholicCare are collaborating to deliver an exciting new and life-changing program called Supporting Recovery. As mission-aligned organisations, Anglicare and CatholicCare care about people and our mission is to make a genuine difference in the lives of people in the community.
The Supporting Recovery program will deliver Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence (FDSV) trauma-informed mental health care services within South West Sydney to support victim-survivors in their longer-term recovery.
- Key elements of the service include:
- Victim-survivors of FDSV and their families have free access for up to 2 years to evidence-based trauma informed mental health care.
- Provision of psychological therapies and other appropriate wellbeing and social interventions.
- Collaborations with other services to facilitate coordination of care and assist with referral pathways.
- Community engagement activities to increase community awareness.
Purpose of the role:
To provide family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) trauma-informed mental health care services, including psychological therapies and other appropriate wellbeing and social interventions within South West Sydney to support victim-survivors in their longer-term recovery. Also, to provide training and supervision to Supporting Recovery program staff. Also, to ensure clinical standards of the program are consistent with Supporting Recovery Model of Care and best practice standards in supporting FDSV victim-survivors.
Key Responsibilities (not limited to):
- Hiring of capable and values aligned staff and ensure that all program staff are well supported with appropriate clinical supervision and professional development.
- Provide line management to Mental Health Practitioners.
- Provide trauma-informed mental health care services to victim-survivors of FDSV.
- Ensure the delivery of best practice psychological therapies and wellbeing interventions.
- Ensure services are welcoming, accessible, compassionate, person-centred, trauma informed, culturally safe and inclusive of all who present. Include perspectives of First Nations peoples, people with disability, members of LGBTQIA+ communities and people from CALD communities.
- Work collaboratively with Local Care Team, Catholic Care colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure a positive experience for program clients.
- Establish collaborations and partnerships with organisations including other SWSPHN commissioned mental health and alcohol and other drugs services.
- Ensure services are consistent with the Supporting Recovery Model of Care.
- Collaborate with Anglicare Clinical Lead – Children and Young People and Catholic Care Clinical Leads to develop program clinical governance standards and staff professional development initiatives.
- Adhere to program risk management framework to identify and mitigate program risks.
- Contribute to the safety culture by keeping the workplace complying with safe work practices and support other team members to comply with safe work practices.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience needed:
- Tertiary degree qualification applicable to role – i.e. Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Nursing or similar.
- 5+ years’ experience working with clients experiencing mental health challenges and FDSV (mandatory).
- Registration with relevant professional body – i.e. minimum level 4 ACA, PACFA Clinical, APHRA, AASW mental health social worker accreditation.
- Supervision registration with relevant professional body.
- Police check and valid NSW WWCC.
- Current NSW Driver’s Licence.
- Previous experience supporting CALD clients (desirable).
Hybrid/flexible working arrangements across sites | Additional training and supervision will be provided | Excellent remuneration package and company benefits! | NFP salary packaging benefits - reducing your taxable income by $15,900 plus an additional $2,650 for salary packaging accommodation, meals and entertainment | A staff rewards program that gives you discounts from over 400 retailers | Fitness Passport
If you meet the above-mentioned requirements and have demonstrated clinical expertise for this role, and you’re passionate about leading a team that supports victim-survivors of family, domestic and sexual violence - we’d love to hear from you. Apply Now!
Anglicare Sydney is an organisation with over 160 years’ experience caring for people, including those in need. Join a diverse team of 4,000 hardworking employees and 2,000 faithful volunteers, who serve our community with compassion that transforms.
With more than 400 unique roles across Anglicare, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to grow and develop your career… at the same time as making a real difference for real people.
Our vision is to see Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched, and communities strengthened.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice.
To be considered for this role please view the position on the Anglicare website www.anglicare.org.au, and complete an online application.
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