Counsellor

  • Company:
    The Benevolent Society
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
  • Category:

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 to overcome the effects of trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, grief and loss and other women’s health issues. Working in a multidisciplinary team, you will undertake an initial assessment; provide high quality counselling, psychotherapy, case management, and therapeutic group work.

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

Terms:  Part Time position (30 hours per week) 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.
  • You will have a strong understanding of attachment and the impacts of adversity on children’s developmental outcomes
  • A trauma informed strengths based approach to working with clients
  • A clear understanding of child protection issues 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.