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Counsellors / Advocates x2 - Bendigo

Centre Against Sexual Assault Central Victoria
  • Leading community service organisation
  • Generous, above award remuneration and salary packaging
  • Passionate team with supportive leadership
  • Based in Bendigo with services delivered across the Loddon Region
  • Full Time (0.9 or 0.8 EFT considered) – 2 Year Contract


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.

The Roles

The roles provide quality trauma informed assessment, support and counselling to children, young people and adults who have experienced sexual assault, and their support networks. In additional to working with individuals and their supports, the roles facilitate trauma informed therapeutic group work and professional consultations to further strengthen client positive outcomes.

About You

You have a degree or above qualification in social work, psychology, family therapy or similar discipline. You have demonstrated understanding of the issues relating to sexual assault and family violence within a gendered context. You bring knowledge and expertise in working therapeutically with the effects of interpersonal trauma, and adaptive behaviours for people that have experienced sexual violence. You bring demonstrated skills, including therapeutic assessment, crisis intervention, risk assessment and safety planning. Your knowledge of system responses to sexual assault/and or family violence, including community, criminal, legal, medical, generalist health, mental health will be vital to the success of this role.

Why work for CASACV

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

  • Generous above award entitlements
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Salary packaging
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Positive workplace culture

A position description is attached.

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