Counsellor – Location – Cairns Calleo


Counsellor – Multiple positions 
Our client is looking for Counsellors to provide high-quality clinical services including assessment and referral, evidence-based individual, couple and family counselling and case management to eligible clients to achieve outcomes identified in care planning processes.

  • Contribution to the development and delivery of group programs as required.
  • Maintaining clinical records according to our client’s standards, collating and analysing data from client records and preparing reports as required to assist in evaluating and improving service delivery.
  • Facilitating the delivery of counselling and other programs to clients in rural and outer metropolitan areas by.
  • applying quality assurance principles and procedures to ensure the clinical practice, reporting and invoicing activities of outreach counsellors meet contractual requirements
  • ensuring contracted counsellors and other providers are accessing relevant services, resources and supports for clients.
  • Liaising and forming partnerships with other Government departments, ex-service organisations, community health and welfare agencies and all other organisations involved in meeting the identified needs of clients. 
  • Participation in and contribution to ongoing learning and development activities and maintenance of professional status.
  • Participation in community development and service promotion activities as required.
  • Participation in program evaluation and research activities, contributing to project management activities that implement strategic directions and quality improvement recommendations and provide feedback for ongoing development of clinical policies and procedures.

Commencement Date
Order Term/End Date (noting any extension options)
Initial 12-month contract with the possibility of extension based on operational requirements.
Cairns, North Queensland
Mandatory Requirements  

  • 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.

If interested, please apply directly through the links provided. Alternately, contact Kalpana Palaniyappa for more information.

Kalpana Palaniyappa
0403 200 666  
[email protected] 

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