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Counsellor

The Benevolent Society

For over 30 years our Post Adoption Support Queensland (PASQ) has supported people whose lives have been affected by adoption.

About this role

As a Post Adoption Counsellor, you will improve the wellbeing of people affected by adoption by providing therapeutic services such as counselling, group work, searching and intermediary services. We use a trauma-informed, family systems and strengths based approach to support individuals and families navigate their post adoption journey.

Terms: This is a part time or full time opportunity based in Milton, QLD.

More benefits

  • We support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours
  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

selection criteria

You will have a relevant tertiary (degree) qualification eg social work, counselling, psychology and:

  • An understanding of the key issues surrounding adoption such as trauma and its impact, identity and reunion issues
  • Experience delivering trauma informed evidence-based programs and therapeutic services, individually and in groups.
  • Demonstrated practice skills working therapeutically with adults and adolescents, preferably in a post adoption service.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills, with knowledge of search, outreach and intermediary practices.
  • Great people skills and capacity to engage with people from all walks of life.
  • Some flexibility to travel and do evening work.
  • Current driver's license.

Interested? Apply online today!

Email Sarah Jane on sarah.davis@benevolent.org.au using the subject line: Counsellor enquiry via EthicalJobs for more details about the role.

TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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