High Intensity Counsellor Status


High Intensity Counsellor 

BlueSky Mind Studio




Why join BlueSky Mind Studio:

  • Opportunity to be involved in our growing allied health service
  • Be part of a diverse and supportive team culture
  • Use your qualifications and build on your career


The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our established Allied Services Hub, named BlueSky Mind Studio in our national contact centre at Marion. In the role of High Intensity Counsellor you will assist clients to achieve positive results as they move along the continuum of wellbeing.

Your key responsibilities will include delivering high quality counselling services to clients in a one-on-one format via telehealth, and at times in-person. You will be skilled with a broad range of high quality, evidence-based, client-centred behavioural health approaches.

The role is primarily based in Marion, but occasional travel may be required to other sites across Adelaide. 

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Masters level qualifications in counselling, psychotherapy and psychology, including placement components 
  • Professional membership in the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and/or the Psychotherapist and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
  • Advanced communication skills in building professional working relationships with stakeholders of various levels
  • A respectful approach to our clients and their needs
  • A responsible attitude to matters of confidentiality, including the handling of sensitive information
  • A strong understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and/or the primary counselling modality you are trained in. 
  • An ability to present professionally whilst working autonomously and within a team environment
  • Strong motivational interviewing skills
  • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft suite, Internet & email
  • Organisational skills in client management, session scheduling and recording of case notes 

What we offer:

  • Eighty9 Limited (ABN 88 485 417 134 / ACN 668 673 121) is a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG) and, as the parent entity of BlueSky Mind Studio we are able to offer our employees salary sacrificing benefits, including Fringe Benefit Tax exempt payments of up to $15,900 per annum (Full-Time and Part-Time positions only)
  • A well-structured 2 week induction program, along with further training
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Performance based incentives/rewards

About Us:

The wellbeing of our staff is our number one priority. That is why we have enjoyed over 30 years of business success as an outstanding provider of employment and training services. Supported by structures and systems that have national quality assurance recognition, we provide a work environment that our staff are proud to recommend.

We have made a significant impact in delivering employment and training programs to the most disadvantaged people in the community. To compliment this success, our BlueSky Mind Studio will support persons referred to overcome their own personal barriers which will move them onto a pathway to economic independence, education and employment.

We invite you to review our website https://www.blueskymindstudio.org to learn more about our Organisation and why you should become part of the BlueSky Mind Studio as a valued member of our highly successful and professional team. 


How to apply:

Please apply through the Apply link, and include a letter of application and resume addressed to:

HR Department

Human Resource and Quality Assurance Officer

[email protected]

Position Description is available at https://www.status.net.au/inside/internal-positions/

Confidential telephone enquiries are welcome to our HR team on (08) 8445 2931

All final applicants for this position will be asked to provide a current National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check. Please note that people with a criminal record are not automatically barred from applying for this position; rather the relevance will be considered as it applies to our industry.

Status is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+ and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply for this position.