Family Relationships Counsellor Cafs (Child & Family Services Ballarat)


Family Relationships Counsellor

Part-Time 0.8EFT Ongoing

Location Ballarat

Salary Range (SW5) up to $102,699 pro rata plus salary packaging options



Our Organisation


Cafs (Child and Family Services Ballarat) is a proudly independent community service organisation, with our head office located in the Ballarat Community. We celebrate diversity and strive to be inclusive in everything we do. For over 156 years, the heart of our service has been the wellbeing of children, young people and their families. Today, that commitment stands strong, and we extend our programs to include everyone who needs assistance across the Grampians and Central Highlands ? Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people of all abilities, people of different race, ethnicity or cultural backgrounds and people of all religions. Cafs have adopted TBRI� as our preferred model of care and Cafs way of strengthening relationships with others. TBRI uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviours. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI is connection.

Our opportunity

The Family Relationship Counselling Program aims to support families, strengthen family relationships, improve the wellbeing and safety of children and young people, and increase participation of people in community life to enhance family and community functioning through the provision of broad-based counselling and education.

This position involves working with families to strengthen family relationships, prevent breakdown and ensure the wellbeing and safety of children through the provision of broad-based counselling and education to families of different forms and sizes. The role supports family members with intact relationships, separated families, extended family members, individuals, children and young people, couples and significant others such as grandparents and kinships carers who have care or other relationship responsibilities.


To find out more view the position description below.


 About you

We are looking for a motivated community services practitioner to join our team at Cafs. To be successful for the role we are looking for candidates who hold the below skills and attributes:

� Tertiary qualifications in (Diploma and above) Social Work, Welfare Studies, Family Therapy, Psychology, or related discipline.

� Demonstrated experience in counselling and working with vulnerable families and Intake and assessment of individuals and families seeking counselling services.

� Ability to develop effective links with other agencies and services to work collaboratively to provide more integrated services for families.

� Deliver programs and services within models, frameworks and funding targets.

�Experience and confidence in taking a lead role in reflective case reviews and present case studies in the reflective space.


What Cafs can offer you?

�       Join an organisation that lives their values

�       Inclusive, supportive and innovative teams

�       Above award entitlements, including 3 days paid Christmas Leave

�       Rewarding Careers with professional development and dedicated resources to support your growth

�       Salary Packaging options up to $15,900 plus meals and entertainment  


Further information

We would love to hear from you, to find out more about this opportunity contact Donna Leonard Team Leader Family Relationships 5337-3333.


To apply for this role please submit your application through the online portal by selecting the ?apply now? button on our careers webpage.




Cafs (Child & Family Services Ballarat)

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