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Sexual Assault Support Counsellor - Townsville

The Women's Centre - N Q Combined Womens Services Inc

North Queensland Combined Women's Services Inc. also known as The Women's Centre, provides a leading Sexual Assault Support Service in Townsville and the surrounding region. The Sexual Assault Support Service provides counselling and group therapy, support, information and referral, for women age12 and above who are victims of, or have been affected by, sexual assault. The Sexual Assault Support Service is also an integral part of the recent initiative Sexual Assault Response Team, a collaboration with other services to provide a holistic wrap-around service to victims of sexual assault on a 24 hour basis. The Women’s Centre is a progressive and innovative organisation that provides a Women’s Health Counselling Service, a Specialist Homelessness Service and conducts a Social Enterprise to support women in the community.

Applications are now invited from tertiary qualified women for the full-time permanent position of Sexual Assault Support Counsellor.

Suitable applicants require social science, psychology, or social work qualifications, skills and experience in the areas of sexual assault and domestic and family violence, counselling, mental health and advocacy is desirable. It is a requirement of this position to participate in our 24 hour on-call roster as a part of a Sexual Assault Response Team.

The remuneration package: 15 days Personal Leave

Above award Annual Leave

Option to salary sacrifice

Level 4 or Level 5 of the SCHCADS Award 2010

(relative to qualifications and experience)

It is a genuine occupational requirement of this position that it be filled by a woman as permitted by, and arguable under Sections 25, 104 and 105 of The Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. First Nations and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse women are encouraged to apply.

To obtain a Position Description for the position, phone 07 4775 7555 or email: tanya@thewomenscentre.org.au, using the subject line: Sexual Assault Support Counsellor - Townsville enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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