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Functional Family Therapy Practitioner -Youth Justice

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Organisation : Anglicare Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Lalor)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Sector : Community Development

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 9 Jul, 2021

About the role

  • Full time ongoing position with options (.8 to .9 options)
  • Based in the Lalor Office
  • Flexible working options available

The Position: 

The Functional Family Therapy FFT® – Youth Justice program within Anglicare Victoria’s Northern Metro Region is recruiting to a full time ongoing position.

Functional Family Therapy is a short-term, evidence based intervention program that works intensively with families for an average of three to five months. FFT works primarily with young people aged 11 to 18 years who are referred by Youth Justice. 

To Be Successful in this Position You Will Need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or Family Therapy, (Post graduate studies highly regarded)
  • Experience working with young people and families 
  • A keen interest in furthering skills in Family Therapy modalities as the successful candidate will be trained in FFT.
  • A passion for working with families in an intensive outreach capacity within their homes and communities
  • An interest in evidenced based practice and model fidelity adherence
  • Strong capacity to maintain up to date and high quality administrative tasks 
  • Flexible availability- (after hours work required to accommodate families needing after school and work sessions)
  • Candidate must have a Drivers License

Please Note: It is mandatory for the successful applicant to hold a current Working with Children Check and be prepared to undergo a National Criminal History Check prior to commencement.

For a detailed position description, go to the careers section of our website Download File PD_FFT Prac YJ_NM_FT_June 2021.pdf

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Anglicare Victoria

About Us:

At Anglicare Victoria our focus is on transforming the futures of children and young people, families and adults. Our work is based on three guiding pillars, Prevent, Protect, Empower. We offer a comprehensive network of services and seek to ensure the provision of high quality services that will bring about significant improvements in the life experience of the young people, children and families/caregivers with whom we work.

How to apply

Position Description : PD_FFT Prac YJ

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Functional Family Therapy Practitioner -Youth Justice via Pro Bono Australia.


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