Functional Family Therapy – Child Welfare Therapist

Employer: YFS Ltd

Region: Logan

Closing Date: 4 October 2022

Job Description:

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

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.

You’ll be working with families and children in their homes to create change by helping them to understand their strengths and teaching them new ways to solve problems.

As well as having clinical experience, the person for this role will need to be flexible, engaging and have a high level of emotional intelligence.

There’s no doubt this is a challenging role: it will also be an opportunity to develop your clinical skills with lots of support, clinical reflection and training, working with a supportive team.

If you’re looking for a role where you can make a real difference in people’s lives, we’d love to hear from you.

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

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

About you

Aside from meeting the key capabilities outlined in the related 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: Tuesday 4 October 2022 at 12pm.

Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 13 October 2022.

In this role you are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID.

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

About us

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.

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