Cousellor Couples, Family and Child – Traralgon Relationships Australia Victoria


This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, experienced counsellor at our Traralgon centre to join Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV).  RAV is a secular, community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations who have been providing services to the Victorian community for over 70 years.  Our vision is for “positive, respectful, safe and fulfilling relationships for all Australians”.  RAV provides services from centres across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. 

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Manager Gippsland and working closely with a team of highly skilled clinicians, your responsibilities will include the provision of high quality, culturally sensitive relationship counselling and therapy, including education programs to individuals, couples and families.

In this role you will apply your skills and expertise in childhood development and family dynamics and be able to respond to a diverse range of issues including trauma, violence and abuse, parenting concerns, stress and anxiety, separation and divorce and blended families.

This role is located at Traralgon in Gippsland and is permanent, part-time four (4) days per week.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline including family therapy, social work, counselling, psychology.
  • Previous supervised professional experience in relationship counselling and family violence.
  • Demonstrated application of therapeutic modalities relevant to working with individuals, couples and families.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals and couples where family violence is present and accurately assess for family violence.
  • Understand and be able to practically apply relevant legislative regulations.
  • Candidates who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islanders, people with a disability or other from underrepresented culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Why join us?

RAV offers hybrid working arrangements, competitive salary conditions and benefits with a base salary range of $88k – $91k per annum (pro-rata). Your professional development is important to us. We provide best practice training, clinical supervision, and work/life balance benefits.  

How to apply

Using the Apply Now button, please include your resume and a brief cover letter broadly outlining your experience and how it relates to this position. A copy of the position description is available on our website .  For confidential enquiries please contact Kylie Lancaster, Senior Manager Gippsland by phoning 03 5175 9500.  

Applications will close on 28 November 2022.

COVID-19 compliance

Candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption during their application process.

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RAV is committed to building and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ communities and people with disabilities. We are committed to the safety of our clients and staff and promote a child-safe work environment. We recognise the lifelong impacts of childhood trauma and recognise those who had children taken away from them. All staff must undergo a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check. RAV is a public benevolent institution.



Relationships Australia Victoria

Job Salary

$88,000 to $91,748 pro rata