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Counsellor

The Benevolent Society

Women deserve to heal from trauma, particularly domestic violence, and be empowered to make positive safe and informed choices.

Your new role:

You will support women and their children through counselling to strengthen their relationships and begin to heal from the trauma of their experience. You will be supporting families that have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, abuse, bullying and other forms of vulnerability and disadvantage.

Working in a multidisciplinary team, you will undertake an initial assessments; provide high quality counselling, psychotherapy, case management, and therapeutic group work.

We use a trauma-informed, strengths-based approaches and an integrated, wrap-around service model.

Terms: Full-time role based in our Centre for Women’s, Children’s and Family Health in Campbelltown

The Benevolent Society considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

What you need to succeed?

  • You will have at least 3 years experience working with families who have experienced domestic violence and trauma in a counselling setting (counselling both adults and children/young people).
  • You will have a strong understanding of attachment and the impacts of adversity on children’s developmental outcomes and relationships.
  • A trauma informed strengths-based approach to working with clients using a range of modalities to suit the needs of the family.
  • A clear understanding of child protection and mandatory reporting responsibilities.
  • Excellent time management and organising skills to balance competing demands.
  • Ability to provide outstanding service to our clients in a positive, respectful and culturally sensitive way.
  • Relevant tertiary (degree) qualification in counselling, art therapy, social work or other related discipline.

Some of the benefits we offer

  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
  • We celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference
  • Self care is important; monthly accrued day off, purchase additional leave, long service leave after 5 years
  • $15,900 salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
  • Novated leases & pool cars available

Interested? Apply online today!

Call Michelle on 0411547738 to discuss the role in more detail.

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.

The Benevolent Society supports vaccination as the best way to keep our clients, communities, volunteers and employees safe from COVID-19. Vaccination for COVID-19 is a condition of employment and volunteering.

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