Counsellor Karlka Recruiting Group


  • 12 month contract 
  • Federal Government Agency 
  • Cairns, CBD Location 

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an APS6 Counsellor. This position is located in their busy Cairns office for an initial 12 month contract.

  • Provision of high quality clinical services including assessment and referral, evidence based individual, couple and family counselling, and case management to clients. 
  • Contribution to the development and delivery a program
  • Maintaining clinical records, collating and analysing data from client records, and preparing reports as required.
  • Liaising and forming partnerships with government departments, community health and welfare agencies.
  • Participation in ongoing learning and development activities.
  • Participation in a program evaluation and research activities, contributing to project management activities. 
  • Applying the principles of cooperative and safe working practices.  


  • Qualification as a registered Psychologist / Mental Health Occupational Therapist / Mental Health Registered Nurse with full AHPRA registration, OR
  • Qualification as a Social Worker eligible for membership of the Australian Association Social Workers (AASW) and be eligible to apply for Mental Health accreditation.
  • Working with Children (WWC) and/or Vulnerable People Checks/Clearance.
  • 1 page pitch up to 1000 words, covering the duty statement and selection criteria for this role 

Benefits working with this Client

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Federal Government Position
  • If a Security Clearance is required, it will be sponsored by the Department 

Benefits working with Karlka Recruiting Group 

  • Weekly pay  
  • Ongoing support: Pre, during and post placement 
  • Dedicated consultant per contract
  • Employee Assistance Program available
  • Our agency supports Indigenous communities 

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 29/07/2022
Consultant: Natasha 
Email for questions: [email protected]

*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.



Karlka Recruiting Group

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$55.00 - $65.00 per hour + superannuation

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