Counsellor and Education & Life Skills Practitioner

Employer: Centacare North Queensland

Region: North Queensland

Closing Date: 25 November 2019

Job Description:

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  • Full Time Fixed Term to June 2020
  • Education Life Skills & Gambling Help

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
  • Competitive Salary
  • Professional Development

About the Role

A fantastic opportunity has now become available for a person within the Human Services field to provide counselling and psycho-social education working across two of our programs, Education & Life Skills and Gambling Help, on a full-time fixed term contract.

  • Within the Gambling Help program, you will provide counselling, group work, support, education and referral services to individuals impacted by problem gambling.This includes the affected individual, their family and friends, and the wider community. This position also requires regular outreach to communities in surrounding areas.
  • Our aim in the Education & Life Skills program is to enhance individual quality of life and strengthen family relationships through psycho-social education and skills building activities. You will work with individuals in their journey through program engagement and acquiring new skills and knowledge.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A degree in Social Work, Psychology or Behavioural Sciences
  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Drivers licence
  • Yellow and Blue Card

Contact us

If this opportunity is something you are interested in, then we want to hear from you. We encourage talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply. Please apply online and for more information please email [email protected]

Closing Date: 25 November 2019



Name: Human Resources