Employer: Ted Noffs Foundation
Closing Date: 15 September 2019
Type: Full Time
Location: Logan QLD (Home Base) and outreach across South Brisbane and Ipswich region
Remuneration: Social, Community, Home Care & Disability Award 2010 (Level 5) + full salary packaging options available
Founded in 1970, the Ted Noffs Foundation is a nationwide organisation, which offers young people the support and opportunities to reach their full potential. Our Mission is to help disadvantaged young Australian become advantaged. Together, we can continue to make a difference for the next generation of young Australians.
Noffs is looking for a dynamic and compassionate Adolescent and Family Counsellor to provide counselling to vulnerable young people aged 12-25 with, or at risk of alcohol or other drug-related difficulties. The successful candidate will assist young people in rebuilding their relationships with their families and other significant people in their lives and to manage their lives more effectively.
This role is based out of The Street University, Logan, an innovative youth driven space that engages at risk young people through a range of educational, recreational, cultural and art-based programs. The counsellors will provide clinical support within this environment and within an outreach setting.
Responsibilities and duties include:
Essential Selection Criteria:
- Experience in the drug and alcohol sector.
- Registration or eligible for membership with AHPRA or other professional association.
- Minimum 2 years direct counselling experience.
Ted Noffs Foundation is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
How to Apply:
For further information or to submit your application, email us at [email protected] (Resume and Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria), using the subject line: Adolescent and Family Counsellor application via QCOSS. Application should be submitted by 15 September 2019.
Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.