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Therapeutic Counsellor - Gambler's Help Services - Gippsland

Latrobe Community Health Service
  • Gippsland
  • 60.8 hours a fortnight, 0.8 EFT
  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • Support those who are experiencing problems related to gambling
  • TRP dependent on qualifications/experience

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

Our integrated service model means you’ll provide your specialist expertise as part of a holistic solution for clients. Knowing that co-morbidity is often an impediment to effective client outcomes, you’ll experience a greater sense of satisfaction in knowing your expertise is combined with others to achieve better client outcomes.

The Therapeutic Counsellor’s aim is to support the Gambler’s Help program which provides a regional Problem Gambling counselling and education service which focuses on behaviour change counselling, consultation and education for clients and their families.

Reporting to the Manager Behavioural Health Programs, the therapeutic counsellor provides high quality counselling to people experiencing the effects of problem gambling. They will also provide assessment, and referral functions, which maximise the ability of clients to function effectively in all aspects of their lives.

To be successful, you will require;

  • Undergraduate degree (or near completion) in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology, Social Welfare & Counselling, Social Welfare or other Health related degree.
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence
  • Current Working with Children’s check.
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence.

For more information please contact Paula Gibb, Manager, Behavioural Health Programs on 1800 242 696.

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, click the Apply Now button.

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

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