Cairns (FRC), North Rockhampton, Spring Hill, 
Position Reference Number: 
Job Type: 
Part Time
$70,342 to $80,972 per annum (pro rata for part-time)
Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 16:00

Relationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationship and family support services.  We believe healthy relationships are essential for the well-being of children, families and communities.  We are committed to offering the best possible counselling, mediation, education and support services, and are committed to social justice and inclusion.  We provide services from more than 30 centres and employ over 400 employees across Queensland. 

RAQ is dedicated to promoting work-life balance, and provides flexible working hours, a supportive team environment, paid parental leave and additional benefits such as medical insurance discounts and salary packaging arrangements.

We are currently seeking applications for the part-time (22.5 hours per week) role of Clinical Supervisor – Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) to work across various venues including in our Spring Hill, Rockhampton and Cairns venues.   

The purpose of this position is to train, monitor and support practitioners who work with DFV to ensure they deliver safe, high quality practice. This will entail providing clinical supervision (including e.g., administrative functions, clinical skill training, competency based and constructive feedback on skills, and evaluation of competencies) and may provide training activities, and involves the dissemination of RAQ values with respect to professional practice and ethics. It is a leadership and developmental position.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide accountable, competent and effective clinical supervision to clinical employees, particularly for practitioners working with DFV, as outlined in RAQ’s supervision policy and associated procedures
  • Work collaboratively with the Head of Practice, Team Leaders, Regional Managers, Senior Clinical Supervisors and the Human Resources Team to assist in the development and implementation of performance improvement plans and engagement with managing unsatisfactory performance processes for clinical employees
  • Identify DFV practitioner learning requirements and suggest or provide training to develop practitioner skills and knowledge so that all DFV program staff meet the relevant DFV Professional Practice Standards.

To be successful in this position, you will have an undergraduate degree in psychology, counselling, social work or other appropriate field (e.g. human services/social science/health/law) paired with a graduate certificate in Social Science (Male Family Violence Group Facilitation or equivalent). You will have Level 3 Facilitator experience, qualifications and skills as per Standard 2.1 of the Working with men who perpetrate DFV Professional Practice Standards with a minimum of five years relevant experience in the human services area.

The salary being offered is circa $70,342 to $80,972 per annum (pro rata for part-time), to be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus superannuation and generous salary packaging options where eligible which will significantly increase the value of take-home pay. Other attractive benefits are available including additional annual leave over the Christmas period, annual leave loading and study leave. 

To apply, send us your resume and a cover letter responding to each of the selection criteria in the position description, outlining your demonstrated experience in each area. Applications can be submitted by clicking the Apply Now button in our SEEK advert or by emailing quoting reference [csdfv0218var].

Applications close at 4pm 20 February 2018.  

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