Counsellor William Angliss Institute

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Us:

Celebrating 80 years in 2020, William Angliss Institute is Australia’s largest specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events education and training. The Institute operates locally and internationally, delivering short courses and VET in Schools through to Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Masters Programs across its Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore and off-shore campuses and local and off-shore workplaces.

The Institute was named Large Training Provider of the Year at the 2021 Australian Training Awards. With a student-first focus and a commitment to meeting future needs, the Institute prides itself on its passionate and dedicated people who reflect the organisation’s values: personal responsibility, inspiration, empowerment, community and expertise. It prioritises and supports meaningful work, genuine connection, lifelong learning and healthy development, and a safe and inclusive workplace.

About the Role:

The Counsellor is responsible for providing confidential counselling and welfare services to assist in students educational and vocational objectives, minimise the impact of factors, which may adversely affect the educational achievements of students, and provide advice to staff on the management of student issues.

We have available two part time Counsellor Opportunities:

  • Position Status: Ongoing
  • Commencing Salary: $40,596 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation and annual leave loading (the full-time equivalent salary is $81,192 per annum).
  • Time Fraction: 0.5 (19 hours per week).
  • Position Status: 12 months fixed term, parental leave cover.
  • Commencing Salary: $40,596 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation and annual leave loading (the full-time equivalent salary is $81,192 per annum).
  • Time Fraction: 0.5 (19 hours per week).

The main areas of responsibility include but not limited to:

  • Provide counselling and welfare services to assist in the achievement of students educational and vocational objectives, minimise the impact of factors which may adversely affect the educational achievements of students, and provide advice to staff on the management of student issues.
  • Lead continuous improvement of counselling services in consultation with the Manager Learning and Information Services to ensure the strategic objectives of Wellbeing and Counselling Services is achieved.
  • As the position is student focused and therefore will involve liaison with external service providers as required.

View Position Description Here

How to Apply:

Click on the “Apply for this job” link and submit the following:

  1. A separate document addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) below.
  2. A cover letter
  3. A current resume

Key Selection Criteria:

Please write a paragraph for each KSC, explaining how you meet the selection criteria, based on your previous work/life experience. Only applicants that address the key selection criteria will be considered for this role.

  1. Relevant Degree or relevant post graduate qualification in counselling or related field.
  2. Recent (no longer than three years) critical incident response qualifications or experience, e.g. Mental Health First Aid.
  3. Knowledge, skills and experience in a range of counselling approaches to assist students experiencing hardships in their lives.
  4. Knowledge of contemporary approaches to student wellbeing and student development and issues.
  5. Experience in an educational environment would be desired, as would experience in community and mental health settings.
  6. Strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
  7. Strong organisational and time management skills with an ability to prioritise tasks, meet prescribed deadlines and concurrently manage a number of competing tasks.
  8. Proven commitment to ongoing professional learning, regarding student wellbeing.
  9. Demonstrated behaviours that align with the William Angliss Institute Values.

Please Note: The successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide a Working with Children and National Police Check prior to commencement.

Applications Close: Thursday 28th July 2022 at 12pm

Further Information:

For enquires regarding this role, please contact Paul Kloppenborg, Manager, Learning and Information Services, on (03) 9606 2235 or [email protected]

In order to be appointed to the role the successful candidate will be required to provide evidence that they are fully vaccinated or provide a signed and completed Australian Immunisation Register immunisation medical exemption form to confirm that they are an excepted person in accordance with the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions.
William Angliss Institute is a Child Safe organisation and the successful candidate will be required to submit an appropriate Working with Children Check card and National Police Check prior to commencement of employment.
The Institute is fully supportive of the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

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William Angliss Institute

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