Counsellor UnitingCare Community


The Opportunity

We are currently seeking an experienced Counsellor to join our Parenting Orders Program team based in Mackay on a part-time basis. Some travel within the Mackay-Whitsunday Region is expected and regular after hours service delivery is essential. 

As a Counsellor, your primary role will be assessment, counselling, referrals, case management and co facilitation of the Business of Parenting Groups. You will also provide group psycho-education to parents. 

What do you need 

  • Possession of a Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Behavioural Science from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Eligible for membership with APS; AASW; or PACFA
  • Current Queensland Drivers Licence
  • Suitability Card for Child Related Employment (Blue Card)
  • Willingness to undergo a criminal history check

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care’s vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care’s mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters)  approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment. 

Supporting you to support others

Family and Disability Services is a respected industry leader and one of Queensland’s largest community service providers, with a wide range of  services that provide support to vulnerable individuals, families and communities in metropolitan, regional and remote locations across the State. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:   

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together? 

Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. We’ll do our best to get back to you 2 weeks from the closing date.

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. 

We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 

Enquiries: Anita Bellgrove
Ph: 0407 276 692



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Job Salary

$84k (pro-rata) +10% super + NFP salary packaging

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