Group Facilitator Counsellor – Casual CENTRECARE

JOB DESCRIPTION

Respect, Excellence, Celebration, Compassion, Acceptance, Professionalism.

About Centrecare

Centrecare is a not for profit organisation committed to delivering quality professional counselling, support, accommodation, mediation and training services.

About the role:

This successful candidate will work with men, over the age of 17 years, who perpetrate family and domestic violence and will prioritise the safety needs of women and children who have experienced abuse perpetrated by the men. The primary duties of this role is to engage with men in an outreach capacity to enhance their willingness to participate in behavioural change groups. You will need to be able to initiate engagement, assess and maintain accountability of and contact with clients, co-facilitate groups and undertake one-on-one counselling. Other aspects include:

  • Provide one-to-one engagement by initiating contact via telephone, online or face-to-face contact to with those men who engage in violence and abuse.
  • Support men to engage in Men’s Behaviour Change programs using a range of innovative means. This will be to provide assessment and review of risk, counselling, and referral to other services (such as mental health or alcohol and other drugs services) which may be impacting on men’s perpetrating behaviour.
  • Participate in partner contact where appropriate

Please view the vacancy description/ application package for full position details.

About you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work or other related disciplines.
  • Be available to work approximately 2-3 shifts per week (including some evenings until 8:00pm)
  • Previous experience in family domestic violence service and or willingness to be trained in Men’s Behaviour Change services.
  • Demonstrated experience in intake, assessment and case management
  • Knowledge and experience in early intervention and prevention program services.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver and evaluate personal and relationship education programs relevant to children.
  • The ability to work autonomously
  • Possess a current Working with Children Check, National Police Clearance and C class drivers license.

The Perks:

  • Excellent salary packaging options (up to $15,900)
  • Annual leave loading at 17.5%
  • Extra 5 days leave per year
  • Discount hotel rates with TFE Hotels
  • Access to professional development training
  • Insurance cover to and from work
  • Access to corporate health cover provided for by Bupa and Medibank Private
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reduced mortgage interest rates through Catholic Super

Click on the APPLY button and follow the prompts to submit your application. All applications must include an up-to-date resume. Closing date 31 August 2023.

Shortlisting will commence straightaway, Centrecare reserves the right to close the position early if needed.

We are seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. Candidates who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are strongly encouraged to apply.

Centrecare believes that all children are valuable and worthy of respect. It strongly supports the rights of the child and is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children who are in contact with or receive its services.