Job no: 492899
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Categories: Counselling & Psychology
At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.
As Senior Practice Supervisor you will provide professional practice supervision, specialist advice and expert knowledge of best practice in client service delivery. You will work with yourtown staff delivering direct client services to assist them to work within our Client Practice Framework and support the development of case management and risk assessment skills. You will be working with Counsellors, Youth Workers, Child and Family Workers, Case Managers, Trainers, Employment Consultants and other client services team members.
The scope of work includes individual, team and group supervision; contributing to programs and services through providing specialist advice; providing a professional consultancy and support role to crisis response and critical incidents, and promoting and contributing to culturally sensitive, child, youth and family centred, safe practices.
This is a permanent full time or part time, (4 days per week 30 hours) position. Regular travel to Port Pirie and Kadina, including some overnight stays will be required.
Successful candidates will bring:• University level qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling, and possess five (5) years’ experience in a similar practice supervision capacity. Post Graduate qualifications are highly desirable.• Professional knowledge and experience in the application of effective counselling and other human services models, processes, theories and techniques and the ability to apply this knowledge and experience with due regard for ethical and legal responsibilities• Experience in case management and the provision of professional practice supervision and professional development of practitioners• Understanding of Child Protection Legislation and commitment to child, youth and family centred, trauma informed and inclusive practice, including knowledge of current practice, policies and trends• High level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and establish and maintain professional relationships with diverse stakeholders• Ability to respond to on-call 24 hour Duty of Care consultations on a 4 – 6 half weekly rotating roster
If you are looking for an opportunity where you can be innovative, drive change and have a positive impact on the lives of children and young people we would love to hear from you. We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.
Contact: Marnie Elliot – Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0434 609 384
yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.
"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"
Advertised: 17 Sep 2021 Cen. Australia Standard Time
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