Clinical Lead - Program Development

  • Permanent Full-time role
  • Attractive salary and excellent benefits including phone, tablet and salary packaging
  • Access to our International Childhood Trauma Conference in VIC

The Australian Childhood Foundation has a strong reputation for delivery of therapeutic services, professional training and secondary consultation programs built upon up-to-date evidence and based upon theoretical frameworks including the neurobiology of trauma, attachment and child development. ACF also has a strong commitment to ensuring all services are culturally safe and strong.

The Foundation currently provides a range of therapeutic services to children, young people, their families and/or carers in Victoria, NSW, Tasmania, ACT, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory. The Foundation is responsible for delivering a range of specialist trauma based therapeutic services on its own and in partnership with a range other non-government and Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations. The position of Clinical Lead, Therapeutic Services is a new position created to help manage and support the growth of the FASD assessment and treatment service.

The Opportunity:

The Clinical Lead will be responsible for supporting research, planning, coordination and delivery of the FASD assessment and treatment service, in collaboration with Senior Management. Additionally the Clinical Lead will work closely with the Program Manager of Therapeutic Services, the Senior Project Officer and Deputy CEO to continuously monitor and review the implementation of the project plan, in line with identified key milestones.

About you:

  • Qualified and registered psychologist.
  • AHPRA Registered psychology supervisor.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment and treatment of children and young people who have experienced trauma.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Ability to establish strong partnerships with other agencies and key stakeholders at a senior level.
  • Strong attention to detail and organisation skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant project management methodologies.
  • Sound analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to develop and present project reports as required.
  • Ability to manage the delivery of key project milestones within specified timeframes.
  • Strong organisation and time management skills including the ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently.
  • Excel in the planning and prioritizing of critical project tasks.
  • A proactive self-starter who thrives on finding innovative methods to reach a variety of audiences.
  • A current driver’s license, National Criminal History Check, and Working with Children Check.
  • Personal values consistent with the Foundation.

Remuneration & Benefits: 

This position attracts a competitive base salary + phone + tablet + superannuation + salary packaging.  The salary is determined on the basis of the employee’s experience and qualifications.  In joining a strong, values-based organisation, you will also have access to:

  • A generous Professional Development Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to our International Childhood Trauma Conference in Melbourne (If starting prior)

To apply:  

Interested in this new opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children?

Please use the link below to be redirected to our portal. Only applicants who apply through this portal will receive status notifications. You will then be able to upload a copy of your resume as well as a cover letter addressing the mandatory qualifications, skills and experience within the position description.

For more information about the role or a copy of the position description please email Bree Roberts at recruitment@childhood.org.au


​​​​​​​Applications close 7th June 2022 at 4pm AEST.

Australian Childhood Foundation (ACF) is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

ACF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

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