Therapeutic Specialist - Intensive Therapeutic Care

Therapeutic Specialist - Intensive Therapeutic Care

Job Title: Therapeutic Specialist - Intensive Therapeutic Care
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tamworth, New South Wales
Salary: Competitive salary & NFP benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH1338_1623742060
Contact Name: Jessica Lewy
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 15, 2021 17:27

Job Description

The Organisation

Our client is a national not for profit Community Services organisation that provides support to those with a disability, young people, children in Out of Home Care, their families and the broader community. These services are designed to meet clients' every day needs and to support them to achieve their goals. Recognising their employees as their best asset, the organisation is passionate about providing both internal and external training and development opportunities.

The Opportunity

Due to expansion, a newly created opportunity is available for a Therapeutic Specialist to join the team in the Tamworth office. Reporting to the Head of Clinical Services, the Therapeutic Specialist will provide clinical knowledge and expertise to support children and young people in Intensive Therapeutic Care (ITC services). Working as part of a multidisciplinary team you will work collaboratively with Case Managers while also providing clinical support and guidance to the operations team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing assessments and writing behaviour support, case management and health plans for children and young people in ITC placements;
  • Developing intervention plans and strategies for challenging behaviours and complex needs;
  • Providing clinical support and guidance to a multidisciplinary team, running care team meetings and reflective practices within the team;
  • Liaising with and developing professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Driving therapeutic practice across the services.

About You

As an experienced Therapeutic Specialist, you will possess the following:

  • A Tertiary qualification in a relevant field e.g., Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing or related discipline;
  • Registration with the appropriate registration body highly regarded;
  • Previous experience developing and implementing Behaviour Support Plans and Case Management Plans within the Disability and/or Out of Home Care sectors;
  • An understanding of trauma informed practice work within with clients who have complex behavioural and support needs;
  • Confidence to work autonomously, managing a caseload and balancing multiple priorities at any one time;
  • The ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders as part of a multidisciplinary team;
  • Current NDIS Practitioner Registration or an NDIS Practitioner Registration number;
  • Current unrestricted Drivers Licence and willingness to travel.

What's on Offer

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, values-based organisation committed to providing services that are tailored to the needs of the individuals they support. As well as a competitive remuneration package, additional benefits include salary packaging options, flexible working arrangements and ongoing learning and development opportunities.

How to Apply

For a confidential discussion or role related enquiries, please contact Jessica Lewy of The Orchard Talent Group on 0400 949 118 or email To apply please submit your current CV via the link. Please note applicants must have a legal right to work in Australia.

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