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Children's Counsellor

CatholicCare NT
  • 12-month Maternity Leave position based in Darwin, NT
  • Attractive renumeration! SCHADS Award Level 5 - $94,482 trp (including salary $84,854)
  • Great benefits available including salary packing (up to an additional $15,895 p/a) and relocation assistance
  • Access to the NT Governments ‘Rent Choice' Affordable Housing Program, eligibility conditions apply.

We are looking for a Counsellor to join our team in Darwin, NT.

Who are CatholicCare NT?

CatholicCare NT is a not-for-profit organisation, providing social services and programs to individuals, couples, families, children, groups, schools and agencies across the Northern Territory.

About our Program

CatholicCare NT's counselling program deliver a number of Family and Relationship programs throughout the NT. Our counselling team aim to enable children, young people and adults in all their diversity to develop and sustain safe, supportive and nurturing family relationships, and reduce the emotional, social and economic costs associated with disruption to family relationships.

About the Opportunity

The role of the Children's Counsellor is to work within a cohesive and integrated team, providing high quality, responsive and culturally appropriate counselling services. As a Children's Counsellor you will provide counselling and group work services to vulnerable children and young people using a family focused framework

What we are looking for:

  • Relevant qualifications (Counselling Psychology or Social Work)
  • Demonstrated experience in therapeutic child and adolescent counselling and group work.
  • Membership of a governing body such as PACFA, AASW or ACA.
  • Demonstrated competence in using a broad range of evidence-based counselling and group work approaches to support client outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including case note writing
  • Specialised qualifications in child/adolescent/ mental health/ counselling desirable
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, particularly in working with Indigenous people

How to Apply

For a full role description including key selection criteria, please visit our careers website

Interviews commence the week of 30 May 2022.

Applications only progress if made directly through our CatholicCare NT website, via the Apply Now link. Expressions of interest from third party job boards will not be considered.

This position may be eligible to receive a rent subsidy through the ‘Rent Choice' Affordable Housing Program. Eligibility conditions apply. Please refer to Venture Housing website for more information

This position is classified as a mandatory worker position for the purpose of COVID-19 vaccines and directions issued by the NT Chief Health Officer.

A position description is attached.

Safeguarding Children & Young People

CatholicCare NT is committed to maintaining zero tolerance of child abuse and neglect, and the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people who access our activities, programs, services and facilities.

Employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory National police check and Working with Children (Ochre) Card.

If you have resided in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the past 10 years, this position requires you to complete an International Criminal History check (ICHC) prior to you employment commencement date. The outcome of the initial screening check must be satisfactory.

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