Counsellor

Employer: Centacare North Queensland

Region: North Queensland

Closing Date: 13 August 2019

Job Description:

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  • Full Time Permanent
  • Mt Isa

About Us

Centacare provides counselling, family support, mediation, family dispute resolution, disability services, education and courses, crisis housing and homelessness support, youth services, community engagement and aged care services. Centacare services the North Queensland community from offices in Townsville, Ayr, Bowen, Mt Isa, Cloncurry, Longreach and Normanton.

Benefits you will enjoy

  • Salary Sacrifice
  • 5 Annual Leave and 1 day Birthday Leave
  • Remote Allowance $5K pa
  • Professional Development and Study Leave
  • Relocation Allowance

About the Role

We are seeking a Counsellor to join our Bridge Program which is a specialised counselling and support program with a key focus on early intervention based on family needs. We use a holistic approach which includes therapeutic counselling support, parenting skills, behaviour management, and household management.

In this role you will:

  • Provide counselling and support services to children, young people and their families who are vulnerable and are at risk of entering or re/entering the child protection system.
  • Provide care coordination, information and support to eligible clients.
  • Network and develop collaborative relationships with relevant community services and government organisations.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to utilise different theoretical frameworks, counselling approaches and experience relevant to interventions
  • A degree in Social Work, Psychology or Behavioural Sciences
  • Eligibility for membership of a relevant professional association
  • Drivers licence is essential
  • Ability to obtain a Yellow and Blue Card

Contact us

If this opportunity is something you are interested in, then we want to hear from you. Please apply online now or email your resume to Human Resources – [email protected]

Closing Date: 13 August 2019

Location

Address: 410 Ross River Road
Suburb: Aitkenvale
Postcode: 4818

Contact

Name: Carmel Clifford