Counsellor True Relationships and Reproductive Health


We’re looking for a Counsellor for our True Support Services Hub in Rockhampton. Could it be you?


At True Relationships & Reproductive Health, we deliver quality health care, expert resources and training, and community education in sexual & reproductive health. 

This is a part time contract position, 3 days per week (45.6hrs per fortnight) until December 2024. 

The opportunity

We have an exciting pilot program, funded by the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General, happening in Rockhampton to bring additional much-needed counselling services to the area. 

Our new Counsellor will provide counselling services to adults and young people ages 14+ who have experienced sexual assault and/or reproductive coercion. They will also provide acute response/advocacy for victims/survivors. 


As this is a pilot program, this role is  on a maximum term contract until December 2024. 


As our Counsellor, you will:

  • Develop and implement service delivery that’s responsive to client and community needs.
  • Contribute to the planning & evaluation of the counselling program as part of the Rockhampton team.
  • Provide emergency crisis support during business hours to clients aged 14 and over who have been recently sexually assaulted.
  • Provide confidential, individual counselling for clients, including via face-to-face, telephone, and Teams
  • Plan, develop, facilitate, and evaluate appropriate counselling practice and group therapy programs as appropriate.


Skills we’re looking for:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or Counselling to such level that entitles registration with respective counselling professional body
  • Demonstrated understanding of cross-cultural issues, particularly those relating to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture, in providing counselling and support services to adults and communities who have experienced sexual assault
  • Ability to understand appropriate legislation, best practice guidelines, and knowledge of interagency protocols in relation to sexual assault
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in complex trauma counselling


Who we are

We’re a Queensland charity that’s been around since 1972. We champion sexual and reproductive health and safe, respectful relationships for all. We have three areas of focus: clinics, counselling, and education.

We’re 50 years old, but we’re young at heart. We have a new CEO and lots of exciting initiatives on the horizon. Our people are diverse and we are a workplace where you can bring your whole self to work every day.

It’s a great time to be part of True!


Why work for True? 

  • A competitive salary + super, with salary packaging of up to $15,900 to increase your take-home pay
  • 5 weeks of annual leave + 17.5% leave loading
  • Flexible work available 
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • The chance to work at a place that’s making a difference to people throughout Queensland


To obtain a copy of the full position description email [email protected]  with the subject line Counsellor – Rockhampton 


For enquires regarding this role email Lisa Harrison, Director of Nursing and Health Services at [email protected]


Applications close 5pm, 29th September 2023






True Relationships and Reproductive Health

Job Salary

Part time