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Multisystemic Therapy - Child Abuse and Neglect

Campbelltown, Australia

Reference: 5233592

Your role:

  • Provide psychiatric evaluations of child and adult family members
  • On-going interface with the MST-CAN treatment team concerning psychiatric and medical diagnoses that pertain to child and adult family members.
  • Act as a community liaison with outside physicians/psychiatrists concerning medical or psychiatric care of child and adult family members

(Please review the Position Description for a more in-depth look at the role)

What is Multisystemic Therapy?

MST is widely considered the gold standard for the treatment of adolescent antisocial behaviour and is utilised in the US, Europe, the UK, and NZ. MST-CAN is an adaptation of MST US model and is targeted to families who have recent risk of harm reports pertaining to ongoing child abuse and neglect.

MST provides intensive treatment to families including specific clinical treatments that target areas such as trauma, mental health and drug and alcohol misuse.

For more information visit https://www.mstservices.com/

Who we are looking for:

  • Registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA); Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or equivalent postgraduate specialist qualification
  • Demonstrated high level of knowledge and experience in all aspects of psychiatry
  • A working understanding of the culture and strengths of families within the MST-CAN population (Families with 6-17 years old children)

OzChild offers:

  • 7.6 hours per week (0.2 FTE)
  • Flexible work from home arrangements with some travel to family's homes
  • Flexible working hours with an office in Campbelltown

OzChild is committed to the employment of Aboriginal people and providing a work environment in which Aboriginal peoples' cultures, beliefs and values are acknowledged and respected, and in which the individual career goals and personal aims of Aboriginal staff are identified, promoted and achieved.

OzChild is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply. This includes, but is not limited to, those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTIQ communities

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a police check and provide a WWCC for NSW.

COVID-19- All interviews are currently being conducted via video this may be subject to change.


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For more information, a confidential discussion about the role or simply to ask a question, contact Richard Bishop, Child and Family Manager on 02 8664 9114 or email rbishop@ozchild.org.au

Applications Close: 09 Nov 2020