Group Work Facilitator Relationships Australia


Group Work Facilitator

Relationships Australia is a community sector organisation with a proud and rich history. We connect with families, communities and thousands of people across the lifespan. You may know us for our family and couples counselling – we also give back to the community through our work in family violence prevention, working with people experiencing gambling harm, with families that have been touched by the sudden death of a loved one, with people who have experienced trauma and with people who are challenged by their mental health, among other things.

With us you will work with people at times of vulnerability in their lives, create a career you’ll love and join a warm and caring team who make a difference.

Your new role

  • Part Time (0.6FTE)
  • Located in Deakin, ACT
  • Annual salary between $93,860.70 to $98,860.29

The group facilitator position, co-ordinates and facilitates a range of support, psycho-educational and therapeutic groups which may include groups such as grief and loss, parenting programs, relationship programs and family violence programs.

Reporting to the Manager, Clinical and Community Programs, you will:

  • Facilitate and deliver a range of psycho-educational and therapeutic groups
  • Co-ordinate and administer group work delivery including referral and assessment, co-facilitation arrangements, venue hire, set up, and evaluation.
  • Promote groups within the organisation and the broader service sector and local communities
  • Establish linkages and a collaborative working relationship with relevant internal and external stakeholders

What you’ll need to succeed

  1. Relevant experience and qualification in the field of Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Counselling or Social Science. Current registration/membership with at least one of the following: Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA); Australian Association for Social Workers (AASW); Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and Level 2 or above Australian Counselling Association (ACA).
  2. Demonstrated experience in the delivery of psycho-educational and/or therapeutic groups such as family violence or behaviour change programs, grief and loss, or relationship or parenting programs.
  3. Demonstrated experience and skills in building capacity and initiating and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
  4. Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description found via

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

What you’ll get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded not-for-profit, community-based organisation in a leadership position where you will have the opportunity to continue to grow and develop your career. You will receive a generous package including professional development and NFP salary packaging. In this role you will be able to make a positive difference in the lives of people in the community every day.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in the role, please submit your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion). Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Applications should be submitted only via the “Apply” button below.

Position description with selection criteria is available at

For further information about the position or application process, please contact Human Resources at (02) 6923 9100 or by email [email protected].  

Closing date for applications: Midnight on closing 12 January 2024



Relationships Australia

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