Part time, Permanent, 2 days a week – Wednesday and Thursday (15 hours).
Relationships Australia WA is a leading provider of relationship support services to the West Australian community with professional and highly motivated staff.
About the role
We are offering a permanent role of Counsellor in the headspace Bunbury team. The role of the Counsellor is to provide therapeutic support to young people aged 12 – 25 years and their parents/families either in individual sessions or in groups at headspace Bunbury. This will include conducting psychosocial assessments and being able to support the young person in connecting them with other appropriate services at headspace or partner youth and health services.
The current vacancy is for 15 hours, 2 days per week.
Skills, experience, and qualifications
- Tertiary qualifications in Counselling, Social Work, Psychology and/or Social Sciences
- Experience in working with young people affected by mental health issues
- Knowledge and skills in working with people in crisis and in managing people with complex presentations
- Experience in individual counselling as well as family counselling
- Demonstrated ability to work in a professional, respectful, and inclusive way with other team/staff members
- Proven experience in working with a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds, including cultural sensitivity and cross-culture communication.
- Proven ability to adhere to clinical and ethical work standards.
A copy of the position description is available upon request.
If you are interested in the position or would like more information, please first email [email protected]. Should you then have further questions, contact Marie Eckersley on 08 6164 0680, select Option #1 (Bunbury).
Applications must include a cover letter outlining suitability for the role and a current resume citing professional referees and can be sent by email to [email protected]
Applications close on Sunday 24th July 2022.
(We do not acknowledge receipt of application. Only Successful applicants will be contacted)
Relationships Australia WA is committed to being a ‘Child-Safe’ organisation and expects all staff agree to our Children and Young People Safety and Wellbeing Policy and Child Safe Code of Conduct. Appropriate rigorous reference and background checking will be undertaken, including a Working with Children Check (where applicable), police record and identity check. We are committed to the safety and empowerment of all children, including those with a disability and from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.