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Mental Health Clinician – Fitzroy

Flexible working arrangements including part time and working from home.

Regular clinical supervision and professional development budget for staff.

A welcoming and supportive team of clinicians.

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

The role:

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Psychologist, Mental Health Social Worker or Mental Health Nurse to join our specialist multidisciplinary team in the provision of mental health and disability support to individuals, families, government and non-government community organisations.

Key role objectives: 

Foster and assist the ability of children, young people and adults to recover from the effects of trauma, and other emotional /psychological impacts;

Build the capacity of families, caregivers, and other key stakeholders to provide supportive therapeutic responses for children, young people and adults who present with complex needs;

Develop and strengthen multi-disciplinary responses to address the needs of children, young people and adults;

Commit to a model of practice that is underpinned by clinical integrity, and that embodies a strength-based perspective that is universal in response to the needs of children, young people and adults:

Safeguard that considered planning and intervention occurs in regard to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, other culturally diverse, and  lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (or: queer), and intersex children, young people and adults.

About you: 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the workforce in the fields of health, disability, education, or social services
  • Full registration as an Occupational Therapist, Mental Health Nurse, Speech Therapist, Psychologist (with AHPRA registration) or Mental Health Social Worker accreditation from AASW.
  • Thorough understanding of trauma informed practice and the effects of complex trauma

Other requirements 

  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • Working with Children Check and National Police Check.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours, including interstate travel.
  • COVID 19 Vaccination Certificate.

This is an exciting career opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to gain further experience in this specialist field, work amongst a supportive team and make a real difference in vulnerable young peoples’ lives.

Please note, we are unable to offer this position to provisionally registered psychologists or undergraduates. 

About us:

Australian Childhood Trauma Group specialises in working with children and families that experience mental health issues and disability. We provide therapeutic support services to government and non-government agencies, schools and individuals.

Our vision is a world where the risk of complex trauma is eliminated, and survivors have access to effective services without prejudice.

We are dedicated to developing and retaining staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, especially from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

The ACT Group is committed to being a child safe organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people.

Working with the ACT Group 

We offer a competitive salary based on skills and experience.

Our employment package also includes:

  • Bonus incentive scheme.
  • Three gifted days of annual leave over the holiday period.
  • Flexible family-friendly working arrangements.
  • Generous budget for staff professional development.
  • Internal supervision opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

You will work for an organisation committed to continuous improvement and transformation for the better, for our staff, clients and community.

A full position description can be found here: PD Mental Heath Clinician

How to Apply 

To apply for this role, please select the ‘Apply Now’ button below. Please include a copy of your current CV, along with a cover letter outlining you experience and why you think you would be right for this role.

Applications without a cover letter may not be taken into consideration.

We are keen to fill the role as soon as possible and applicants may be invited to interview before the application closing date. If you are interested in the role, we encourage you to please apply as soon as possible.

Report to management any criminal charges or convictions you receive prior to and during the course of your employment/volunteering that may indicate a possible risk to Open to Expressions of Interest

To apply for this position, please email our Operations Team, attaching a covering letter and your CV outlining your recent professional experience: info@theactgroup.com.au

Applications may not be considered without a covering letter.

Senior Mental Health Clinician – Fitzroy

Flexible working arrangements including part time and working from home.

Regular clinical supervision and professional development budget for staff.

A welcoming and supportive team of clinicians.

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

The role:

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Psychologist, Mental Health Social Worker or Mental Health Nurse to join our specialist multidisciplinary team in the provision of mental health and disability support to individuals, families, government and non-government community organisations.

Key role objectives: 

Foster and assist the ability of children, young people and adults to recover from the effects of trauma, and other emotional /psychological impacts;

Build the capacity of families, caregivers, and other key stakeholders to provide supportive therapeutic responses for children, young people and adults who present with complex needs;

Develop and strengthen multi-disciplinary responses to address the needs of children, young people and adults;

Commit to a model of practice that is underpinned by clinical integrity, and that embodies a strength-based perspective that is universal in response to the needs of children, young people and adults:

Safeguard that considered planning and intervention occurs in regard to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, other culturally diverse, and  lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (or: queer), and intersex children, young people and adults.

About you: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the workforce in the fields of health, disability, education, or social services
  • Full registration as an Occupational Therapist, Mental Health Nurse, Speech Therapist, Psychologist (with AHPRA registration) or Mental Health Social Worker accreditation from AASW.
  • Thorough understanding of trauma informed practice and the effects of complex trauma

Other requirements 

  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • Working with Children Check and National Police Check.
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours, including interstate travel.
  • COVID 19 Vaccination Certificate.

This is an exciting career opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to gain further experience in this specialist field, work amongst a supportive team and make a real difference in vulnerable young peoples’ lives.

Please note, we are unable to offer this position to provisionally registered psychologists or undergraduates. 

About us:

Australian Childhood Trauma Group specialises in working with children and families that experience mental health issues and disability. We provide therapeutic support services to government and non-government agencies, schools and individuals.

Our vision is a world where the risk of complex trauma is eliminated, and survivors have access to effective services without prejudice.

We are dedicated to developing and retaining staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, especially from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

The ACT Group is committed to being a child safe organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people.

Working with the ACT Group 

We offer a competitive salary based on skills and experience.

Our employment package also includes:

  • Bonus incentive scheme.
  • Three gifted days of annual leave over the holiday period.
  • Flexible family-friendly working arrangements.
  • Generous budget for staff professional development.
  • Internal supervision opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

You will work for an organisation committed to continuous improvement and transformation for the better, for our staff, clients and community.

A full position description can be found here: PD Senior Mental Health Clinician

How to Apply 

To apply for this role, please select the ‘Apply Now’ button below. Please include a copy of your current CV, along with a cover letter outlining you experience and why you think you would be right for this role.

Applications without a cover letter may not be taken into consideration.

We are keen to fill the role as soon as possible and applicants may be invited to interview before the application closing date. If you are interested in the role, we encourage you to please apply as soon as possible.

Report to management any criminal charges or convictions you receive prior to and during the course of your employment/volunteering that may indicate a possible risk to Open to Expressions of Interest

To apply for this position, please email our Operations Team, attaching a covering letter and your CV outlining your recent professional experience: info@theactgroup.com.au

Applications may not be considered without a covering letter.

Clinical Team Leader – Geelong

The Clinical Team Leader is a full-time role and will be an experienced and innovative allied health professional with considerable knowledge and experience in the delivery of mental health services for children and young people. The Clinical Team Leader will lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals and will report to the Clinical Lead and CEO. As the Clinical Team Leader, you will be responsible for overseeing and supporting the junior clinical team in the delivery of services.

This role will ensure that ACTG’s Practice Framework is delivered effectively, that it is operating within best practice standards and, with the CEO and Clinical Lead, will ensure all psychosocial services are operating consistently across the country.

The team leader will provide clinical supervision to the junior team, implement and plan for professional development activities and provide daily guidance with practice issues and responsibilities including child protection and risk responses. Clinical oversight for the team sits first with this role, however the Clinical Lead has the direct management and performance management responsibility for all team members and will support the team leader in managing high risk issues that are escalated. This role reports too and will work closely with the CEO in mapping and coordinating support needs of the team as a whole and of the individuals within the team.

The team leader will provide direct support to children young people, carers and parents and maintain a small caseload. Supports may be in the form of individual support, counselling, assessment and group-based interventions.

About You

The team leader will be a confident communicator who is able to positively engage a range of stakeholders including children, young people, carers, families and other stakeholders.  This role has responsibilities in improving ACTG’s reach to children, young people and families impacted by trauma through advocacy work and relationship building with key external allied health, medical, psychosocial and education stakeholders to help develop referral networks.

Essential

  • Approved tertiary qualification in an allied health discipline including social work, psychology (clinical, counselling), mental health nursing and occupational therapy.
  • Full registration as a Psychologist (with AHPRA registration) or Mental Health Social Worker accreditation from AASW.
  • Advanced level of clinical skills and demonstrated experience in trauma aware practices
  • Proven ability in the leadership of multidisciplinary teams, including the provision of clinical supervision and the facilitation of clinical review and management of risk for less experienced staff
  • Proven experience in providing clinical support, debriefing and supervision to team members who provide psychosocial support to children and young people, carers and families
  • Proven experience in developing and maintaining stakeholder and professional relationships
  • Hold a valid Working with Children Check at all times and undergo Criminal Records Checks as required.
  • Travel and conduct outreach work in schools, family homes and other community settings, as required.

Ability to work outside of normal business hours, including interstate travel

Working with the ACT Group

In compliance with our standards for Child Safety you are also required to:

  • Provide a welcoming and safe environment for children and young people.
  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of children and young people to whom we provide services.
  • Ensure that your interactions with children and young people are positive and safe.
  • Provide adequate care and supervision of children and young people in your charge.
  • Act as a positive role model for children and young people.
  • Report any suspicions, concerns, allegations or disclosures of alleged abuse to management.
  • Maintain valid ‘working with children’ documentation.
  • Undergo periodic ‘national criminal history record’ checks.

View the full position description here: Clinical-Team-Leader_GEELONG

Report to management any criminal charges or convictions you receive prior to and during the course of your employment/volunteering that may indicate a possible risk to Open to Expressions of Interest

To apply for this position, please email our Operations Team, attaching a covering letter and your CV outlining your recent professional experience: info@theactgroup.com.au

Applications may not be considered without a covering letter.

Psychologist 

Hours:  FULL TIME / PART TIME  
Location:  FITZROY / GEELONG / CANBERRA
Reports to:   CLINICAL SERVICES LEAD 
  • Flexible working arrangements including part time and working from home.  
  • Regular clinical supervision and professional development budget for staff. 
  • A welcoming and supportive team of clinicians.  
  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience.   

 

The role: 

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Psychologist to join our specialist multidisciplinary team in the provision of mental health and disability support to individuals, families, government and non-government community organisations.  

 

Key role objectives: 

  • Foster and assist the ability of children, young people and adults to recover from the effects of trauma, and other emotional /psychological impacts; 
  • Build the capacity of families, caregivers, and other key stakeholders to provide supportive therapeutic responses for children, young people and adults who present with complex needs; 
  • Develop and strengthen multi-disciplinary responses to address the needs of children, young people and adults; 
  • Commit to a model of practice that is underpinned by clinical integrity, and that embodies a strength-based perspective that is universal in response to the needs of children, young people and adults:  
  • Safeguard that considered planning and intervention occurs in regard to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, other culturally diverse, and  lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (or: queer), and intersex children, young people and adults. 

 

About you:  

Psychologist  

  • AHPRA registered Psychologist.  
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the workforce in the fields of health, disability, education or other social services.

Other requirements  

  • Current Driver’s Licence.  
  • Working with Children Check and National Police Check.   
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours, including interstate travel.  
  • COVID 19 Vaccination Certificate.   

 

This is an exciting career opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to gain further experience in this specialist field, work amongst a supportive team and make a real difference in vulnerable young peoples’ lives. 

 

Please note, we are unable to offer this position to provisionally registered psychologists or undergraduates.  

 

About us: 

Australian Childhood Trauma Group specialises in working with children and families that experience mental health issues and disability. We provide therapeutic support services to government and non-government agencies, schools and individuals.  

Our vision is a world where the risk of complex trauma is eliminated, and survivors have access to effective services without prejudice.   

We are dedicated to developing and retaining staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, especially from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. 

 

The ACT Group is committed to being a child safe organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people. 

 

Working with the ACT Group  

We offer a competitive salary based on skills and experience.  

  

Our employment package also includes: 

  • Bonus incentive scheme.  
  • Three gifted days of annual leave over the holiday period. 
  • Flexible family-friendly working arrangements. 
  • Generous budget for staff professional development. 
  • Internal supervision opportunities. 
  • Employee Assistance Program. 

 

You will work for an organisation committed to continuous improvement and transformation for the better, for our staff, clients and community.  

To view a full position description click here: Psychologist PD

Social Worker

Hours:  FULL TIME / PART TIME  
Location:  FITZROY / GEELONG / CANBERRA
Reports to:   CLINICAL SERVICES LEAD 
  • Flexible working arrangements including part time and working from home.  
  • Regular clinical supervision and professional development budget for staff. 
  • A welcoming and supportive team of clinicians.  
  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience.   

 

The role: 

We have a unique opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join our specialist multidisciplinary team in the provision of mental health and disability support to individuals, families, government and non-government community organisations.  

 

Key role objectives: 

  • Foster and assist the ability of children, young people and adults to recover from the effects of trauma, and other emotional /psychological impacts; 
  • Build the capacity of families, caregivers, and other key stakeholders to provide supportive therapeutic responses for children, young people and adults who present with complex needs; 
  • Develop and strengthen multi-disciplinary responses to address the needs of children, young people and adults; 
  • Commit to a model of practice that is underpinned by clinical integrity, and that embodies a strength-based perspective that is universal in response to the needs of children, young people and adults:  
  • Safeguard that considered planning and intervention occurs in regard to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, other culturally diverse, and  lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (or: queer), and intersex children, young people and adults. 

 

About you:  

Social Worker  

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work.   
  • Member of (or eligibility for) membership of AASW.   
  • Experience working within the field of mental health and/or disability, with an understanding and keen interest in the effects of trauma.

Other requirements  

  • Current Driver’s Licence.  
  • Working with Children Check and National Police Check.   
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours, including interstate travel.  
  • COVID 19 Vaccination Certificate.   

 

This is an exciting career opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to gain further experience in this specialist field, work amongst a supportive team and make a real difference in vulnerable young peoples’ lives. 

About us: 

Australian Childhood Trauma Group specialises in working with children and families that experience mental health issues and disability. We provide therapeutic support services to government and non-government agencies, schools and individuals.  

Our vision is a world where the risk of complex trauma is eliminated, and survivors have access to effective services without prejudice.   

We are dedicated to developing and retaining staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, especially from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. 

 

The ACT Group is committed to being a child safe organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people. 

 

Working with the ACT Group  

We offer a competitive salary based on skills and experience.  

  

Our employment package also includes: 

  • Bonus incentive scheme.  
  • Three gifted days of annual leave over the holiday period. 
  • Flexible family-friendly working arrangements. 
  • Generous budget for staff professional development. 
  • Internal supervision opportunities. 
  • Employee Assistance Program. 

 

You will work for an organisation committed to continuous improvement and transformation for he better, for our staff, clients and community.  

To view a full position description click here: Social Worker PD

Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner 

Hours:  FULL TIME / PART TIME  
Location:  FITZROY / GEELONG / CANBERRA  
Reports to:   CLINICAL SERVICES LEAD 
  • Flexible working arrangements including part time and working from home.  
  • Regular clinical supervision and professional development budget for staff. 
  • A welcoming and supportive team of clinicians.  
  • Salary commensurate with skills and experience.   
  • Flexible working arrangements including part time and working from home.  
  • Regular clinical supervision and professional development budget for staff. 
  • A welcoming and supportive team of clinicians.  
  • Salary range of $75,613 – $81,811. 

 

The role 

This is a dynamic and rewarding opportunity to provide NDIS funded specialist behavioural interventions, to individuals who need support. The Behaviour Practitioner has an active role in supporting the support team and the individual to gain positive behavioural changes to enhance their quality of life. You will have a key role in supporting and designing individualised strategies for people with disability that are responsive to the person’s needs, in a way that reduces the occurrence and impact of behaviours of concern, minimises the use of restrictive practices and builds capability. The role will play a critical part in developing the behavioural service side of the business, through working closely with NDIS participants and other government departments to maximise opportunities for clients and the organisation. 

 

About you 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Allied Health, Mental Health, Social Work, Behavioural Science or Psychology. 
  • Current registration with the appropriate professional body.  
  • Experience in the delivery of NDIS funded behaviour support at minimum core level. 
  • Current Driver’s Licence.  
  • Working with Children Check and National Police Check.  
  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours including interstate travel.  
  • COVID 19 Vaccination Certificate.  

 

This is an exciting career opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to gain further experience in this specialist field, work amongst a supportive team and make a real difference in vulnerable young peoples’ lives. 

 

About us 

Australian Childhood Trauma Group specialises in working with children and families that experience mental health issues and disability. We provide therapeutic support services to government and non-government agencies, schools and individuals.  

 

Our vision is a world where the risk of complex trauma is eliminated, and survivors have access to effective services without prejudice.   

 

We are dedicated to developing and retaining staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, especially from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. 

 

The ACT Group is committed to being a child safe organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people. 

 

Working with the ACT Group  

  

Our employment package also includes: 

 

  • Bonus incentive scheme.  
  • Three gifted days of annual leave over the holiday period. 
  • Flexible family-friendly working arrangements. 
  • Generous budget for staff professional development. 
  • Internal supervision opportunities. 
  • Employee Assistance Program. 

 

You will work for an organisation committed to continuous improvement and transformation for the better, for our staff, clients and community.  

 

To view a full position description click here: Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner PD

How to apply for these jobs

Please send a copy of your current CV, along with a cover letter outlining why you think you would be right for a role and your past experience.

Send your completed application to info@theactgroup.com.au using the subject line: ACTG – JOB TITLE: LOCATION Application.

If you have any questions in regards to the position, please call our office on 1300 034 503.