Position Details
Reference Number 13664
Position Title Clinical Services Leader - Dandenong
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity Community Services - Management /Admin
Location Dandenong
Award Classification Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2010 - Health Professional Level 4
Hours 76
Position Summary


Passion: Lead a team of clinicians providing therapy to children and families

Balance: Full time, permanent role - Dandenong

Growth: Large agency focused on staff development & internal opportunities

  • Leadership of committed team of clinicians providing clinical services to children and families
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Dandenong base
  • Connections - now part of Uniting


About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.


We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction. 


Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.


Learn more


 Applications at: connections.org.au/work-with-us


About the opportunity

We have a rewarding opportunity for a Clinical Services Leader to join our Clinical Services program, providing counselling, psychotherapy, assessment and consultancy to vulnerable children and adults in a trauma-informed practice model.


The role of the Clinical Services Leader is to:

  • Provide operational leadership and clinical supervision to clinicians providing the Out of Home Care consultancy
  • Provide clinical supervision to the Clinical Services team 
  • Facilitate reflective practice sessions and secondary consultations in consultation with the Practice Leader. 
  • Oversee the Clinical Services Student Internship Program.




Connections offers employees:

  • A comprehensive range of professional development opportunities
  • Supportive and regular supervision
  • Career options through a wide range of programs and locations across Uniting
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum via Paywise salary packaging (www.paywise.com.au).


About you

To be successful in your application you will meet the person specification in the position description, including registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA. A driver’s licence valid in Victoria, and a willingness to drive agency vehicles for work purposes is also required. 


Please address the following questions related to the person specification in a separate document to be uploaded as part of your application:

  • Describe the scope and scale of your experiences working at a senior level within the child, youth, family, and mental health sectors (300 words or less)
  • Describe the scope and scale of your experiences providing assessment and therapy to children, youth and families who have experienced trauma and/or attachment difficulties (300 words or less)
  • Describe the scope and scale of your experiences providing operational and clinical supervision to staff and/or students (300 words or less)

How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today.


  • Applications on our website http://www.connections.org.au/work-with-us
  • You will be asked to upload your resume and a covering letter with your responses to the questions related to the person specification detailed above. 
  • Applications close Monday 28 January 2019 

  Get in touch

  • Tymur Hussein – Practice Leader – 03 8792 8999

Employment is subject to satisfactory criminal history and Victorian Working with Children Checks prior to commencement. Uniting is proud to be an inclusive employer and committed to keeping children safe.

Contact Person Tymur Hussein
Contact Phone 8792 8999
Closing Date 28/01/2019
Position Description
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