Child and Family Counsellor – Grafton Community and Allied Health Northern NSW Local Health District


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (52 weeks)
Position Classification: Health Clinician – Psychologist or Social Worker Lvl 3
Remuneration: $69,482 –  $103,282 per annum, dependent on qualifications
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ329108

Grafton Community and Allied Health services are seeking an enthusiastic self motivated Health Clinician to:

Provide a range of community based child and family counselling services in accordance with evidence based practice, and an in-reach response to the acute setting as appropriate for children under 12 years.  Working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary framework ensuring a focus on health promotion and early identification and intervention.

This vacancy is maternity leave relief for an initial period of up to (52 weeks) for (38 hours per week); the hours and period of employment may change according to the maternity leave requirements.  There is also the possibility of an extension at same / reduced hours.


If you have:

  • Relevant qualification in Bachelor of Social Work with eligibility for membership to Australian Association of Social Workers OR Degree in Psychology and eligibility for full registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in the provision of clinical services for a complex case load, with demonstrated experience working in domestic violence, low risk suicide and child development for children 0-12 years and substantial knowledge of life span stages
  • Ability to plan and coordinate client care independently and operate effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Sound understanding of complex health and mental health conditions across both the acute and community health settings


We can offer you:


  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!



Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.


NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.



  • To apply for this position, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see
  • You may be subject to a probationary period of three months from the date of appointment to this position.




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For role related queries or questions contact Sonia Allsop on [email protected]
Applications Close: 4 August 2022





Northern NSW Local Health District

Job Salary

$69,482 - $103,282

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