Intake Social Worker/Psychology Counsellor Eastern Health


Intake Social Worker/Psychology Counsellor

  • Opportunity for a Social Worker or Psychologist
  • Multiple part-time positions available
  • Unique development opportunity to support those impacted by sexual assault
  • Up to $102,757.20 P.A (paid pro rata and dependent on experience)

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is the largest public health provider in the eastern suburbs, providing a comprehensive range of high quality services across the continuum of care. We pride ourselves on being a great place to learn and work, offering diverse and engaging career opportunities, continued professional development and salary packaging. 

About the Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (ECASA)

ECASA provides free counselling and advocacy services to adults and young people/children in the Eastern Region who have experienced sexual assault recently and in the past. The model of care includes the provision of crisis and short to medium term counselling, group work, professional consultation and professional and community education programs. 

About the role

ECASA welcomes applications from appropriately qualified Social Workers or Psychologists to join our intake and Focused Intervention team. These rewarding roles require a strong commitment to trauma-informed collaborative practice and an empowerment and victim’s rights-based approach to recovery. ECASA provides a supportive, connected and positive team culture with a well embedded supervision and professional development program. There is an opportunity for clinicians to increase their knowledge and experience in the sexual assault area and workers who are new to the sector are provided additional professional development opportunities.

The roles require availability for after-hours on-call duties.

About you

To be successful in this role you should have the following:

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in Social Work or Psychology
  • Experience in the area of sexual assault and/or family violence or mental health, with an understanding of trauma assessment and treatment
  • An understanding of the dynamics and impact of sexual assault related to adults and young people/children
  • A respectful, compassionate, innovative and reflective approach with a passion for making a difference in the lives of those impacted by sexual assault

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to commencing employment. 

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range Here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today

Please note: 

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted. 

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**