- Job posted on: 13th Dec 2021
- Applications close:
Amity is a for-purpose community organisation based in Darwin. Amity delivers a range of professional evidence-informed services and programs that encourage healthier habits and lifestyles. Amity specialises in the areas of alcohol, other drugs, gambling and associated areas of mental health.
Amity works with people to understand their needs and aims to work collaboratively to encourage healthier habits and lifestyles by providing information and educational strategies for harm minimisation, building upon current skills and/or developing new skills that may assist people. Amity works in a manner that is non-judgemental, supportive and encouraging. We are recognised for our commitment, connection and contribution to our community.
The Counsellor/Educator role primarily focuses on providing evidence-informed, therapeutic services to members of the Territory Community with the aim of promoting healthier habits and lifestyles. You will deliver therapeutic services within a harm minimisation framework; specialising in alcohol, drugs, gambling and other associated mental health concerns.
Other key frameworks that you will utilise include Motivational Interviewing, Adult Learning Principles and Cognitive Behavioural Therapies. You will work with individuals, families and communities. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to service and agency development opportunities.
Amity’s values of respect, diversity, professionalism and curiosity will guide your work; both with clients and colleagues. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team of professional counsellors and will be directly responsible to the Counselling Services Manager.
Applicants are welcome to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information using the subject line: Counsellor / Educator enquiry via EthicalJobs.
A position description is attached.