Counsellor – Grafton, Ballina, Lismore Momentum Collective



Momentum Collective is a registered charity and not-for-profit community services organisation creating real social change and inclusive opportunities. We have a proud 40 year track record operating in a suite of programs in disability, mental health, homelessness, social and affordable housing, family & domestic violence, child family and community services.

We believe in a shared or collective responsibility to help close these gaps and are looking for can do, positive people, to join our community movement.


Reporting to the Senior Social Worker, this role provides counselling and therapeutic case management support for young children and their families accessing our services. In this role you will assist children and young people to recover from their experience of family violence trauma through the delivery of evidence based and trauma informed therapeutic counselling and support. This will include a range of developmental and age appropriate techniques and tools within a counselling/therapeutic setting.

This program provides services and facilitated referral pathways for the child/ren’s family members to relevant support services where mental health risk factors are emerging. The successful candidates will work flexibly with children in individual and group settings.

This is a full time fixed-term contract until 30 June 2024, with a possibility for extension dependent on funding.


You are committed to delivering service excellence for our clients and providing the highest possible level of client safety. You will have strong communication skills with an ability to connect with your clients and take a person centred approach. More importantly you will be compassionate and respectful in all aspects of your work.


  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Counselling or relevant area.
  • Current unencumbered Driver’s Licence.
  • Evidence of full COVID vaccination.
  • Current Working with Children Check (NSW)
  • Demonstrated ability to work therapeutically with children and young people including the ability to work effectively with family members and other service providers
  • Knowledge and experience of working within marginalised communities
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal form.
  • Intermediate computer literacy skills including the Microsoft Office Suite.


  • In-house training and career development to support your future goals
  • Our Employee Assistance Program includes free counselling, well-being coaching, nutrition coaching and financial coaching
  • Our BRAVO rewards and recognition program celebrates your contribution
  • Salary packaging options to increase take home pay and access to discounts and rewards

Momentum Collective is committed to creating social change and inclusive opportunities for everyone. We promote diversity when recruiting our team and are guided by our core values of trust and respect, wellbeing, innovation, working well together and being gracious. We respect the special place our nation’s first people hold in our communities and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+ community, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and of mature age.

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For Enquiries: please contact Danielle on 0491 010 851



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