Therapeutic Specialist
Life Style Solutions
Parkes, Australia
7h ago

We’re people who care.

Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with disability, young people and children in Out of Home Care, their families and communities.

We believe everyone is equal.

We stand for everyone in society having equal opportunity and equal respect.

We do this by providing our customers, their families and communities with access to quality services and dedicated people who make a real difference in their lives.

We believe this is everyone’s fundamental right.

What will I be doing?

Based in Parkes, we have an exciting and rare opportunity for a passionate and experienced Therapeutic Specialist to join our Clinical Services team.

In this role, you will provide accountable and effective clinical leadership to staff (no direct reports); ensure that people we support receive quality clinical services and meet pre-

determined performance measures established by management and the funding body. The Therapeutic Specialist will work alongside staff to ensure that they provide evidence based, positive behavior supports and trauma informed services to assist them to develop positive behaviors and skills for community living.

You will be responsible for :

  • Design and supervise educational and functional supporting material for the effective application of Lifestyle Solutions Therapeutic Practice Framework
  • Undertake and report on clinical assessments of people we support
  • Provide therapeutic and clinical services to Children and Young People, caring staff, carers and families as required
  • Provide consultation to our team and other agencies in accordance to priorities
  • Contribute to the continuing education and professional development of Lifestyles Solutions
  • Who are you?

    You are someone who gets excited by innovation. You are a self motivated Go Getter who wants to work for a values-based organisation whose solutions are leading edge.

    You are collaborative, passionate and innovative in the work that you do. In addition, you possess the following relevant skills :

  • Post graduate qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or relevant areas
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in working with Children & Young People and their families
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the development and implementation of behavioral intervention strategies, risk management strategies and skills development plans
  • Sound knowledge of Child Development, Attachment and Trauma theories and ability to assist and train others to understand the implications of these for the Children and Young People we support
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for consulting and collaborating both within and external to the agency including health professionals, other agencies and departments
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for consulting and collaborating both within and external to the agency including health professionals, other agencies and departments
  • Knowledge and use of contemporary principles and models in relation to the provision of intervention services for children with disabilities and their families
  • A current Drivers Licence
  • Why choose us?

    Working as part of the Lifestyle Solutions team, you will enjoy a friendly, flexible and supportive environment, within a highly reputable not for profit organisation.

    In return for your passion, talent and commitment you will be rewarded with a generous remuneration package in addition to :

  • Car or car allowance
  • Professional development and supervision allowance
  • Salary packaging options
  • Employee Recognition & Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Discounts with partner organisations including private health insurance, computer suppliers, tyre and auto, and travel discounts
  • I'm interested! How do I apply?

    Apply now or call Jodie McKane, Senior Talent Consultant on 02 4014 7810 for more information.

    APPLICATIONS CLOSE : Friday 6th September 2019 at 23 : 30

    Lifestyle Solutions reserves the right to remove this post before the specified closing date. We strongly encourage all interested people to apply for these roles today as we will be shortlisting and interviewing during the application period.

    All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks, prior to commencing.

    Lifestyle Solutions is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

    Lifestyle Solutions encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

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