Family therapist, The Family Team
Skellefteå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Family Therapist/Family Educator
Work model On location
Are you the one?
We are looking for a family therapist who wants to be part of a work team where we work mostly for others but also for each other. Together, we work so that others can have an everyday life that works better. Every day for the whole of Skellefteå. Familjeteamet (formerly Familjegården) is an outpatient service within individual and family care. Our target group is families within the municipality with children aged 0-12 years. Our work always has as its starting point the best interests of the child. Our basic view is that the family is a system where everyone influences each other. Therefore, the treatment usually involves the whole family and other people who are close to the child. Participation and cooperation provide the conditions for lasting change to take place. Our goal is to, together with the family, create conditions and changes that favor the child's development. WORK DUTIES Working as a family therapist means establishing contact with families after investigation and on behalf of social workers. You offer family therapy to families with children with psychosocial problems, relationship problems, social problems or other types of concerns. The assignment includes environmental therapeutic work in the family's home or in the family team's premises. Care assessments may occur. Documentation is done in the form of an implementation plan and follow-up according to BBIC. You and the colleagues at the Family Team work for the further development of the work with treatment in outpatient care and are open to changing the way of working based on the nature of the assignments. You mainly work during the day at 8-17 but needs to some extent to be able to work late evenings or start early in the morning. QUALIFICATIONS We are looking for you who have an academic education, e.g. sociologist, social pedagogue, occupational therapist, special pedagogue or other training that is suitable for the activity. It is advantageous if you have experience in the work area, for example working with children and parents with cognitive difficulties or neuropsychiatric problems, how children and parents are affected by violence, the impact of cultures on parenting and about the asylum process and its impact on children and parents. Knowledge of how difficult situations in the lives of families affect both children and parents is also meritorious, and we would like you to have basic knowledge of interview methodology. It is important that you can handle different situations with people by being confident and having good cooperation skills and that you have the ability to see how the parts affect the whole without getting stuck in details. You also need to be able to work structured and plan the work so that the families get the support they need. For the job, good communication skills orally and in writing in Swedish and good knowledge of English are required. You also need to have a B driving licence. OTHER The Social Office's employees provide care, concern and support to people throughout Skellefteå. They can be elderly, people with physical or mental disabilities or individuals and families in need of special support for a period. Our operations are located all over the municipality and with us there are specialists in several areas within care, care, nutrition, support and activation for the disabled, substance abuse treatment, family counseling and much more. With empathy, knowledge and commitment, the social office contributes to creating a Skellefteå where everyone has a place. Read more about Skellefteå here: http://portal.skelleftea.se/ Contact from recruitment and staffing companies and advertising vendors is prohibited.
Why you should work with us!

Skellefteå is a rapidly growing city gaining global recognition. Voted by Time as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2022 and selected by Northvolt for one of Europe’s largest EV battery factories, Skellefteå is quickly becoming the destination of choice for creative talent from all over the world. With a culture that encourages entrepreneurs to realize their ambitions, Skellefteå is a city that helps you bring your dreams to life! 

Application due date 2024-05-23
About the employer
Skellefteå is a rapidly growing city gaining global recognition. Voted by Time as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2022 and selected by Northvolt for one of Europe’s largest EV battery factories, Skellefteå is quickly becoming the destination of choice for creative talent from all over the world. With a culture that encourages entrepreneurs to realize their ambitions, Skellefteå is a city that helps you bring your dreams to life!
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