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Gamblers Help Counsellor

Grampians Community Health


You can be more than part of your community – be someone making a difference for people in your community.

Situated in the heart of the picturesque Grampians and Wimmera regions, Grampians Community Health employs over 200 staff at three sites located at Stawell (main office), Horsham and Ararat.

We provide a safe, inclusive and respectful environment that values culture, beliefs, values, gender identity and capacity. We are compassionate, inclusive, professional, courageous and empowering.

Grampians Community Health offers a diverse range of employment opportunities and is seeking qualified and experienced professionals looking for a rewarding career, who are passionate about their work and committed to improving the lives of members of the community.


The Gambler’s Help Counsellor will provide specialist, evidence-based support appropriate for individuals and affected others, such as families experiencing gambling harm. 

Close working relationships and robust referral procedures between Counsellors, and other treatment professionals (for example in mental health, alcohol and other drug dependency and generalist counselling) assist delivery of an integrated, holistic, person-centred approach. 

Therapeutic counselling assists individuals, families and affected others to manage gambling-related harms; assists individuals to reduce or stabilise gambling behaviours; support individuals to maintain positive behaviour change post-counselling.  

The Gambler’s Help program assists residents across the Ararat Rural City, Northern Grampians, Horsham City, Hindmarsh, Yarriambiack, and West Wimmera local government areas.



Grampians Community Health has generous salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 for personal expenses and meal and entertainment expenses in addition to salary and access to ATO Remote Housing Allowance (for eligible place of residence). Salary packaging is an Australian Taxation Office approved means of restructuring your salary to reduce your taxation.


Grampians Community Health is progressive with offering the capacity for many of our staff to work remotely from their homes where the service delivery allows for it. Access to information technology is provided to allow you the flexibility of working from home while remaining connected to Grampians Community Health staff, supervision and management.


Grampians Community Health values our employees by supporting professional development to develop the knowledge and skills of our staff to better meet the needs of our clients. Clinical supervision is provided for all staff who require it for their professional practice.


Eligible staff may purchase up to 20 days additional leave in a financial year.


Grampians Community Health recognises the importance of providing support for staff members experiencing personal or work related issues and concerns to maintain a safe and healthy working environment. Support is provided through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which offers free confidential, professional assistance to staff members.

To download a position description and key selection criteria form see the attachments below.

For more information visit our website Get Involved – Grampians Community Health (gch.org.au).

Note: Applications that do not complete the key selection criteria form will not be considered for interview.

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