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Counsellor Advocate - Children Youth and Families Team - Bendigo

Centre Against Sexual Assault Central Victoria


CASACV is a dynamic organisation offering a suite of specialist services to clients and community across the central Victoria region. We provide 24-hour crisis care support, therapeutic counselling, early intervention, professional education and training, and research. We provide outreach services across the Loddon region including a specialist service at Tarrengower Prison.


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced person to join the Centre Against Sexual Assault Central Victoria (CASACV) within the Children, Youth and Families Team to provide specialist counselling to children, young people and their families that have experienced sexual assault, and to support to their non-offending family or friends. Located in Bendigo with travel and outreach requirements.


You will hold a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Family Therapy, Counselling or related discipline and have an understanding of the gendered nature of violence, and the impact of trauma on children, young people and their families. You will have a sound understanding of the complexities of the service system, a demonstrated ability to provide therapeutic services including clinical assessment, treatment and advocacy. You will also participate in intake, conducting assessments and facilitating trauma-informed therapeutic group work.


CASACV is a values-based organisation and employer of choice; we are committed to the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

Generous above award entitlements

  • Flexible and part time working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Salary packaging

Health and wellbeing initiatives

  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Weekly delivery of fruit
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture

CASACV is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+.

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Police Check and valid Working with Children Check.

Enquiries: San, Clinical Service Manager PH: 5441 0430.

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