Creative Art Therapist/ Therapeutic Counsellor Ballarat art Therapies


About us

Ballarat Art Therapies is a private sector organization committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our clients and the broader community. Our vision is to provide Creative Arts Therapies, counselling and advocacy to individuals, couples and families who require support to live a fulfilling life.

We are seeking to fill a PPT .6EFT or .8EFT Creative Art Therapist position.

Are you a Creative Art Therapist/ Counsellor/ Play Therapist/ Psychologist/ Social Worker who dreams of working part time in a therapeutic role on a team of passionate, creative therapists? A job free from large agency politics where you can see your clients’ wellbeing improve and thrive? Perhaps this is the job for you.

Applications Close 15th Dec 2022

Qualifications & experience

  • Tertiary qualification and experience in Art Therapy, Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or a related discipline and additional training in art and/or play therapy.
  • Have a strong understanding of the dynamics and impact of family violence and trauma on child development and knowledge of attachment theory.
  • Experience working with clients with complex needs, PTSD, disabilities, family violence, mental illness and life challenges.
  • Be a registered member of ANZACATA/ ACA/ PACFA/ AASW or equivalent.
  • Complete Safety Screening processes, including NDIS Worker Screening, a Working with Children Check and Police Records Check etc

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver counselling and arts based therapeutic treatment to children, adolescence, and adults
  • Complete assessments and reporting tasks to inform the ongoing therapy need for clients.
  • Provide consultancy and support to external agencies, parents and/or carers regarding the individual client’s need.
  • Manage client files, calendars and keep accurate case notes using our online Client Management System.
  • Respond to inquiries, referrals and intake processes.
  • Provide flexible delivery of services in our practice rooms, in clients homes and in education settings.


  • You’ll be part of a small creative and supportive team of clinicians who are passionate and proud of what we provide.
  • There will be opportunities to deepen your clinical experience.
  • Great job satisfaction. Your input and participation will be welcomed and valued.
  • You’ll have ongoing support, mentorship and regular supervision.
  • Flexible working hours.



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Job Salary

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