Job Details
  • Reference358253B_1590103533
  • LocationNew South Wales
  • SalaryUp to AU$65 per hour + Superannuation
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantEileen Kavanagh

Our client, a large government department, requires a Counsellor to join on an initial 12-month contract, with potential for extension. This role will be based in Sydney CBD and pay approx. $65 per hour + Superannuation.

The Counsellor will deliver high quality clinical services including initial intake, assessment and referral, evidence-based individual, couple and family counselling, and case management to eligible clients to achieve outcomes identified in care planning processes.

Key Duties:

  • Contribution to the development and delivery of group programs
  • Maintaining clinical records, collating and analysing data from client records, and preparing reports as required
  • Liaising and forming partnerships other government departments
  • Contribution to ongoing learning and development activities
  • Participation in community development and service promotion activities

Key Requirements:

  • Defence/Policing experience preferred but not essential
  • Qualifications must be that of a psychologist or accredited mental health social worker
    • Qualified psychologists must have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA)
    • Mental health accredited social workers must be registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Both psychologists and mental health social workers must have extensive clinical and relevant management experience
  • Working with Children (WWCC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance

Please note this is a Federal Government position, which requires the successful candidate to undergo Pre-Employment checks and hold Australian Citizenship.

If you are interested in this position and feel you meet the criteria, please submit your resume by clicking on the 'APPLY' button below.