Counsellor

Employer: Wide Bay Women's Health Centre Inc

Region: Central Queensland

Closing Date: 3 February 2022

Job Description:

Part-time Counsellor – 30hrs per week

If you would like to work for an established women’s organisation with professional
staff then we have a job opportunity waiting for you.

 We are offering a part-time (30hrs a week) Counsellor position where service delivery will be outreach in Maryborough and Centre-based in Hervey Bay.

The role requirements are:

·        Possession of tertiary qualification in Counselling or Psychology, Behavioural/Social Sciences, or related field and registered or eligible to register with relevant professional bodies

·       A demonstrated ability to work with women within a feminist framework

·       Skills and experience working in the areas of women’s health or family violence services

·        5 years previous counselling working with women recovering from experiences of gender-based violence

·       Requirement to hold a current Working with Children Blue Card and current Driver’s License 

 

Can you offer the organisation the following:

·        Excellent communication skills working with a wide range of people.

·        Good time management, attention to detail and self-organisational skills.

·        Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously whilst managing your own workload.

Genuine employment requirement that this position be filled by a woman under Section 25 of The Anti-iscrimination Act 1991.

Please note this is a permanent part-time position until 31st December 2023 (whilst funding is provided).  

Part-Time 60 hours per fortnight

Social, Community, Home Care and Disability

Services Award 2010 Level 5 Paypoint 1

 

Selection Criteria 

·        Possession of tertiary qualification in Counselling or Psychology, Behavioural/Social Sciences, or related field.

·       Demonstrated skills to support women who are at risk of, and/or recovering from experiences of gender-based violence by providing trauma informed counselling and case management to assist in the recovery and wellbeing of women

·       Identify with and be able to work within a feminist framework

·      Demonstrated ability to research and provide information and referral

·       Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written, and the capacity to deliver information to a broad cross section of women

·       Requirement to hold a current Working with Children Blue Card and current Driver’s License

  

Applicants who do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered
for the position.

   

 

Location

Address: 8 Truro Street
Suburb: TORQUAY
Postcode: 4655

Contact

Name: Lynette Denning

Position Description:

  
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