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Counsellor - East Gippsland

DFP Recruitment
  • Full Time Permanent Position
  • Sale Location
  • Salary: $82,000-$96,000 PLUS Super PLUS up to $15,000 Salary Sacrifice WITH benefits and access to relocation incentive

Make a difference to those in your community by becoming a counsellor for an amazing not-for-profit. You won’t find a more rewarding role. APPLY NOW!

The Organisation

Our client is a not-for-profit organisation making a difference to many lives across Gippsland. Providing programs and services that support Indigenous women, children, men, young people, and same sex couples affected by family violence.

What’s on offer

This is a great position for someone with a holistic and integrated care approach to collaborate with key agencies to deliver upmost care to the organisation’s clients. An attractive salary and additional benefits are on offer, being a not-for-profit organisation there is the added opportunity to take advantage of salary packaging. A relocation incentive is on offer for those willing to relocate for this role.

The preferred location for this position is Sale, but they have two other East Gippsland locations open to negotiation. Travel may be required across the catchment area.

The Role

Our client is looking for an experienced, qualified counsellor to join their team to deliver client focused, trauma informed approach to healing. The successful applicant will work closely with clients to develop individualised intervention and support plans and referrals. Providing crisis intervention and support to those who have experienced family violence or assault.

Key Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with clients to develop individualised care plans
  • Provide crisis support for clients who have experienced family violence
  • Ensure delivery of all services are culturally safe and within professional framework, undertaking risk assessments and implementing appropriate strategies to manage risk
  • Maintain client records, inputting case notes and data daily
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Monthly Clinical Supervision with external provider
  • Actively maintain professional knowledge and skills with an evidence-based approach
  • Participate and incorporate continuous improvement and risk management principles
  • Be familiar with and abide by OH&S procedures and processes
  • Work proactively with all team members

So, if you have…

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Social Welfare or equivalent
  • Minimal 2 years’ experience in recent counselling role, working with a variety of age groups within a therapeutic setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a similar role
  • Understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal Culture
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Proficient in a variety of software including client management packages

then APPLY NOW or for any enquiries, please contact Erin at DFP Recruitment on 03 5176 3140 or email gippsland@dfp.com.au using the subject line: Counsellor - East Gippsland enquiry via EthicalJobs. Your confidentiality is assured.

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