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Workforce Development Trainer and Family Therapist

Job No.:560990

Work type:Fixed Term

  • Full-time, Fixed term position for three years
  • Located at The Bouverie Centre, Brunswick Campus
  • HEO7 Classification

About the position

This position contributes to the knowledge base about how best to build family sensitive practice capability in mental health, alcohol and other drugs services.  You will implement family-based and systemic practices in mental health, alcohol and other drugs and related services through the provision of training, supervision and organisational consultation and maintain a clinical family therapy load.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have an appropriate tertiary in social work, nursing, occupational therapy or psychology, a Graduate Certificate or Masters in Clinical Family Therapy qualification and be registered with the Australian Association of Family Therapy.  Have demonstrated skills and experience in providing clinical family therapy, training, consultation, supervision and support within an implementation framework to health and other human service practitioners and managers.  You will have significant practice experience in the health and human services, preferably in the mental health or alcohol and other drugs field.


You will have a current Victorian Driver’s License, Working with Childrens Check and a willingness to travel and stay overnight in country Victoria, interstate and overseas. (subject to travel restrictions)

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 18 April 2021 by 11.55pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:  

Franca Butera-Prinzi F.Butera-Prinzi@latrobe.edu.au +61 3 8481 4800

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: 

Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD - Workforce Development Trainer and Family Therpist.docx

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

Please scroll down to apply.


La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.


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