THERAPEUTIC SPECIALISTS

Seeking a Psychologist, Counsellor, or Social Worker for Therapeutic Coaching Role

Are you passionate about using your super skills with a team to make a genuine and lasting difference in the lives of children, young people and their families?

Due to growth and a new long-standing contract, we are building a new allied health team and adding to the wonderful established teams who work in support of the children and young people who have experienced trauma and neglect.

  • Provide assessment and brief solution interventions to young people and families within the community;
  • Work as a team to provide holistic care planning with young people to make long-term connections in the communities they live to follow through on treatment plans and support needs.

We can offer:

  • Full-time, part-time and job share and job split options depending on the role;
  • The chance to contribute to innovative sector-wide changes;
  • Peer mentoring, reflective practice, proactive self-care initiatives and professional development opportunities;
  • Salary packaging benefits to receive up to $15,900 of your salary tax free, plus additional meal and entertainment benefits

To succeed as a Therapeutic Specialist you will need:

  • Degree minimum with registration with relevant professional body is a must;
  • 5 years’ relevant experience in working with high risk children and young people across your career;
  • Thorough understanding of practical approaches to trauma informed care and application of therapeutic frameworks.

We encourage and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Please contact us directly for more information.


If you feel you reflect our organisational values of Respect, Hope, Commitment, Professionalism, Excellence and Social Justice, and you would like learn more about the Therapeutic Specialist roles, or any of our other vacancies, visit our website at www.catholiccaredbb.org.au.

Additional Information

  • CatholicCare is a child-safe and child-friendly organisation – all staff must comply with our child-safe child-friendly policies and Code of Conduct.  The successful applicant will be required to comply with the relevant provisions of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.
  • All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and successful applicants must provide a Working with Children Check prior to commencement.
  • Strong youth engagement skills combined with high levels of professionalism, ethical behaviour and sound understanding of professional boundaries are a must for all members of our team.

Applications will be assessed as they are received.

For more information, email us at careers@catholiccaredbb.org.au.
To apply simply email your CV and a letter addressing the selection criteria in the PD to the same email address.