Senior Practitioner Therapeutic Liaison

 In Job Vacancy
Position Title: Senior Practitioner Therapeutic Liaison
EFT: 1.0 EFT Ongoing
Location: Ballarat
Contact Person: Louise Hartnell, Coordinator Youth Services
Phone: 0439 257 094
Closing Date: 22/07/19

Job Description

The Centacare Residential Care is a newly funded program, offering accommodation and support to young people with a focus on the 15-18 years age group. The program is based on a therapeutic model, with a full time Senior Practitioner/Therapeutic Liaison assigned to a Residential Care program.

The Senior Practitioner/Therapeutic Liaison role provides an enhanced response to delivering residential care that is designed to create nurturing relationships between young people and a small network of carers, in order to provide relational experiences with therapeutic intent that support young people to recover from adverse experiences of abuse, neglect and trauma. The Senior Practitioner/Therapeutic Liaison will provide assessment and casework to the resident young people, oversee the establishment and embedding of care practices with therapeutic intent, including provision of day-to-day guidance and support to carers in the care setting and formal supervision.