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Social Worker

Branch: Canberra

Build on your mental health experience and receive specialist training to become a qualified CBT practitioner and help transform lives!

Our Next Step service is growing and we’re looking for enthusiastic clinicians to join our multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals.

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • Full Time and/or Part Time positions/ School hours considered

  • Based in ACT

Marymead CatholicCare is pioneering an Australian first program and has seen overwhelming demand for this service. As such we are we are looking for new clinicians to join the program, called Next Step. We have positions available for clinicians who are looking to develop their skills and expertise in delivering CBT via disorder specific models to adults and young people.

The Role

The key responsibilities for the Mental Health Social Worker will be to provide therapeutic interventions to adults and young people with mental health issues. Clinicians will be required to work from the CBT approach described in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies framework. Staff receive 12 months of training and ongoing supervision in this model. If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives and be a part of this ground-breaking program, we want to hear from you!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. Marymead CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and meaningful professional development, in a family friendly environment.

About us

Marymead CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration while adhering to our values of Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Care & Compassion, and Inclusivity.

Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Accreditation, or working toward accreditation, as a mental health social worker with the AASW.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience working in the mental health sector with individuals.
  • Commitment to and proficiency delivering evidence-based interventions.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and good time management skills
You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check. To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
  • a current driver’s licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Please send your applications to: Julia Esprey [email protected] For more information contact Julia – Allied Health Services Manager on 6162 6100/0409 836 845

Closing Date: 14 October 2023

Marymead CatholicCare has a commitment to child safeguarding and zero tolerance to child abuse.  Marymead CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.