Family Therapist

Employer: YFS Ltd

Region: Logan

Closing Date: 4 August 2022

Job Description:

We have an exciting
opportunity for a clinical therapist looking to take the next step in their

·     Are you relational, engaging and have high emotional intelligence?

·     Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role and are you passionate about working with families to make positive, sustainable change?

·     If you are willing to learn an evidence-based model, which involves being patient and open to accepting constructive clinical feedback, this role will provide an opportunity to develop your clinical skills
and expertise.

Why join us:

A long term therapist is moving on so we are looking for another highly skilled and experienced therapist interested in developing new evidence-based skills within our Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare
team. In this job, you’ll work with families in their homes at times that suit them, helping them understand their strengths and teaching them new ways to solve problems that are bringing them to the notice of Child Safety.

Be part of an experienced team of passionate therapists who are implementing Queensland’s first Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare (FFT-CW) program. FFT-CW is an evidence-informed therapy program that achieves lasting behaviour change for vulnerable families in the Browns Plains and Beaudesert region.

About the job:

Role location: Jimboomba

Role type: Permanent, full-time

Pay range: $89,042 – $97,280 a year based on experience, with salary packaging exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax available

You will:

•             work flexible hours, including two or more evenings a week

•             be based at our Jimboomba office

•             provide weekly structured therapy sessions in line with the FFT-CW phased model, in       families’ homes

•             benefit from intensive training in the FFT-CW model, regular ongoing clinical support and a flexible work environment that includes working from home options.

This role will require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID.

About you:

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the mrelated position description available from, ideally you will bring the following: a client focus, emotional intelligence,
resilience, flexibility, inclusiveness, a collaborative spirit, creativity, innovation, and cultural awareness.


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Send us your resume and a one-page covering letter outlining what you will bring to the job to [email protected]

Closing date: Thursday 4th August 2022 at

Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 11th August 2022

People from First Nations backgrounds and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To find out more about working with us, head to

About us

YFS is a community services organisation that’s been backing vulnerable people for 35 years.

At YFS, we make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable people living in the Logan and surrounding area. And we want our staff to thrive, too. So, we offer great opportunities to develop your career.

We’re serious about your professional development. Half of our managers have been employed from within. And we empower each other to make decisions and try new ways of working.

We know that a happy workplace thrives. We recognise that staff have their own needs, so we encourage you to bring the entire you to work. Depending on your role, we support a number of flexible work arrangements.

Also, we offer great employment benefits including above-average pay rates, generous salary packaging (exempt from Fringe Benefits Tax) and counselling support.



Name: YFS Ltd
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