Counsellor – Darwin, NT Anglicare NT


About Us

Anglicare NT supports people, strengthens communities and advocates for social justice across the Northern Territory. We deliver over 90 diverse services across urban regional and remote areas of the NT. If you want to make a sustainable difference in people’s lives through strengths-based approaches and capacity building initiatives; talk to us about meaningful career opportunities.

We offer great benefits, including:

– Further training and development options.

– Flexible working conditions; five (5) weeks annual leave.

– A strengths-based environment.

We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

About the Program

Our qualified Resolve counsellors work with families, couples and individuals to explore solutions to personal and relationship problems and other challenges. Our approach is person-centered, therapeutic and strengths based.

About the Opportunity

You will deliver culturally appropriate services including individual, couple and family counselling, facilitating group work, community awareness and service promotion activities. You will also provide information and supported referrals to people and families where appropriate. You will uphold the values of Anglicare NT and provide quality services within the scope of the position and associated delegations.

In order to be successful in this role you will have:

  • Higher education (tertiary) qualifications in social science discipline such as Psychology, Social Work or Counselling resulting in eligibility for membership/credentialing with relevant professional / registration body.
  • Counselling experience in relevant field along with demonstrated interest in and commitment to working with children, adolescents and adults in a child and family focused approach.
  • Maintain registration with professional associations such as the Australian Counselling Association, Australian Association of Social Workers or APHRA

For further information on this exciting opportunity, please contact Sue Foster (08) 8946 4800 or visit our careers page

To request a full position description, please email our HR Team at [email protected]

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess a Working with Children (Ochre Card), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory driver’s licence.

As part of the recruitment process, you may be required to address the key selection criteria on the online application on the Anglicare NT website.

Experience working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage.

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination Status

Receiving and maintaining vaccines can reduce health risks and is one control mechanism to maintain the health and wellbeing of all employees, contractors, volunteers, visitors and the people we work with. In line with Anglicare NT’s commitment to a full life and social justice for all, it is mandatory for all Anglicare NT employees (paid and volunteer) to ensure specific vaccine schedules are current and maintained. In relation to COVID-19, this includes a primary course (dose one and two) and booster dose within one month of becoming eligible for booster dose (subject to medical exceptions).