Family Counsellor

Employer: UnitingCare

Region: Brisbane

Closing Date: 13 October 2020

Job Description:

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The Family Intervention Service is seeking an applications from individuals interested in joining their Logan based team as a Family Counsellor.

Do you have experience and a passion for working with families and children with a focus on early intervention and prevention? Would you like to be part of a supportive team that embraces reflective practice, supervision and professional development. Then we would like to hear from you. We are seeking a Family Counsellor to work full time in a permanent position with the Family Intervention Service, Logan.

This position provides a holistic response to the needs of families whose children are at imminent risk of out of home placement or requiring reunification following a period of out of home care. The Family Counsellor works intensively with families in their homes to address issues relating to, but not limited to, child protection concerns. By providing practical and emotional support and counselling, families are offered opportunities to make informed decisions about, and change for their future.

About You:

In addition to the above you will also be required to have:

  • Tertiary qualifications (Bachelor’s Degree minimum) in a relevant human services field.
  • Demonstrated skills and sound knowledge gained through substantial experience working with children and families.
  • Hold a current open drivers licence.
  • Hold or be eligible to apply for a blue card.

About Us:

As one of the largest employers in the sector and the state, UnitingCare Queensland offers the opportunity to develop your skills with a values based organization where people are at the centre of everything we do.

UCQ offer a variety of benefits including values based work environment, discounted products and services, attractive salary packaging, career development and lifestyle benefits.

To Apply
So don’t hesitate! Take the next step in your career with UnitingCare Queensland and apply now by submitting your cover letter and resume!

For more information, please contact the details below.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

At UnitingCare, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.



Name: Tyler Dewar

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