Therapeutic Practice Coordinator

Job Title: Therapeutic Practice Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canning Vale, Western Australia, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Up to AU$91111.00 per annum
Start Date:
Reference: BBBH323359_1706657218
Contact Name: Brisbane Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jan 31, 2024

Job Description

Safe Places for Children leads the way in providing young people at risk, who exhibit complex emotional and behavioural problems, with intensive therapeutic support. Our approach is individualised but based on small, stable, and consistent teams that build trust with the young person, stabilise their behaviours and give them a sense of hope and direction, positively impacting many young lives.

Our Values

United, Supportive, Responsive, Passionate and Professional.

Our Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging options to increase your take-home pay.

  • 6 Weeks annual leave.

  • Annual bonus after 12 month's continuous service.

The Opportunity

The Therapeutic Practice Coordinator will work directly in regional Operations alongside leadership and front-line teams to support and guide the service in providing therapeutic care to young people we support informed by Safe Places for Children Integrated Practice Framework, evidence-based practice, and innovations in therapeutic, trauma-informed care.

The Therapeutic Practice Coordinator will have oversight in the daily care of young people and play a key role in influencing case planning to ensure care decisions are made in the best interests of the young person and preferred models of care are consistently applied within the service and practice.

  • Delivers Trusted Advice. Remains current with best practice in trauma informed care, legislative knowledge and licencing process applying this when advising on practice on therapeutic strategies and behaviour support planning. Be an advocate and guide for meeting the therapeutic needs of young people through engagement with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Promote Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI). Will be able to offer and deliver a variety of TCI training packages which can be tailored to the needs of the area.

  • Post-crisis support. Support front-line team members and operational leaders to provide post crisis responses and support following critical incidents, including critical incident analysis.

  • Facilitate case review functions at a local level to provide recommendations and expertise in care planning through Case Clinics, and associated documentation including PBSP's in a way that drives quality outcomes and therapeutic care for our Young People.

  • Provide a voice to the Young People in our care through annual survey's, team meetings and site visits.

  • Consult, as required, on intakes and referrals, including risk assessments and supporting the team to prepare the property and planning after a referral has been confirmed.

About You

Our Therapeutic Practice Coordinator will bring a genuine passion to make a difference in the lives of young people and our communities, holding certain attributes and demonstrated knowledge and experience.

Attributes will include:

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, Social Work, or related discipline or Diploma of Community Services (or related discipline) and minimum 2 years relevant experience.

  • Be values based, known for your professionalism, integrity, and trusted advice.

  • People focused, valuing the individual in all aspects of therapeutic care.

  • Solution focused, collaborative, clearly articulating and inspiring growth in others.

  • Well-developed communication skills, including stakeholder presentation, consultation, and negotiation.

We look forward to receiving your application and discussing this opportunity with you further

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