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Clinical Facilitator – Caring Dads

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Organisation : Kids First

Location : Melbourne (Heidelberg)

Work type : Full-time, Part-time

Sector : Children, Domestic / Family Violence, Families

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 12 Aug, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Kids First

About the role

  • Working in AOD, Disability or Mental Health and looking for a change?
  • Looking to make a difference to child and family wellbeing?
  • How would you like to contribute to strengthening father-child relationships through supporting effective and targeted intervention with fathers?
  • This is your opportunity to play a vital role within our Caring Dads program
  • Located in Heidelberg (Wurundjeri Country)


Why work with us?

With a proud history and a progressive mindset, Kids First is a leading provider of educational, family and support services for children and families in Melbourne. We are at the forefront of responding to community needs and strengthening families so that children can thrive. Our programs are evidence-based and built on more than 120 years of service.


Our Caring Dads program is an intervention program for fathers who have abused, neglected or exposed their children to domestic violence, or who are deemed to be at high-risk of these behaviours. The program consists of an empirically based, manualised group parenting intervention for fathers, and collaborative case management of fathers informed by the Family Violence Recovery practitioner, existing service providers and other professionals.


What will you be doing?

As our Clinical Facilitator, you will support the clinical oversight and facilitate training of the Caring Dads Program that focuses on safety, support and recovery for family members, and supporting effective and targeted intervention with fathers. In this role you’ll be…

  • Delivering the accredited Caring Dads facilitator training across Australia
  • Providing clinical consultation to trained facilitators
  • Ensuring an integrated and coordinated model to strengthening father-child relationships is applied to improve the safety of children and families


Thinking of applying? Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Community Services, Counselling, Casework Practice, or a related field
  • High level of experience and skills in training, clinical supervision and co-facilitating therapeutic group work
  • Excellent understanding of current family violence theories and practice frameworks


Why read on? As a member of the Kids First team you’ll:

  • Be part of a collaborative and outcomes-focused culture of an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a legacy in community service
  • Take home an attractive salary with the option to salary package to increase take home pay
  • Work at our Heidelberg location, close to great transport, parks/Yarra trail and good cafes
  • Have access to flexible work options and our staff wellbeing program

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Clinical Facilitator - Caring Dads via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #MentalHealth_Counseling, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Children, #DomesticFamily_Violence, #Families


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