Mental Health Counsellor – Albury Murrumbidgee Local Health District


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (until 30 June 2025)
Position Classification: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Remuneration: $67,357.32 – $105,895.00 per annum (+ super + 17.5% leave loading where applicable)
Hours per Week: 38
Requisition ID:  REQ431115
Applications Close:  5 October 2023
Vaccination Category: A



Outstanding Experience. Infinite Opportunities.



Here in the Riverina, we treasure your skills and experience and we’re ready to roll out the red carpet to welcome you to town.

We’ve prepared oodles of goodies to help you move and settle in, including:

  • Salary packaging up to $20,600 per annum tax free for living expenses! Take advantage of novated leasing a new car!
  • Relocation assistance and accommodation support considerations
  • Subsidised gym and leisure centre membership for you and your family
  • Free confidential counselling services for you and your family

Craving a fresh start somewhere new and actually interesting? Join the incredible team in the Murrumbidgee District. Jump in at a comfort level that suits you: from state-of-the-art hospital that will remind you of the city, to small multi-disciplinary health facility where you literally get to do it all. No matter where you choose, your learning will be nurtured and you’ll be well supported to operate at the top of your scope.

And don’t worry – there are already oodles of young people here to welcome you: at work, in local clubs, at the pub, and down at the river!

There’s heaps to show your family when they come to visit, which is a breeze – you’ll be central to Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. (You can always pop home for the weekend on a quick flight if you find a break in your social calendar!)

Want to know more about the MLHD community? Visit us here.


About Your Role

MyStep to Mental Wellbeing Counsellors provide consumer focused, goal oriented clinical care and targeted psychological interventions to consumers referred to the MyStep to Mental Wellbeing Program.  This clinical position involves the provision of comprehensive assessment and the delivery of evidence based psychological intervention to consumers with low, medium and high intensity needs. This may include working with consumers with varied needs including mental illness, disorder or dysfunction, consumers with emotional difficulties and experiencing life transition, distress and/or crisis. 

MyStep to Mental Wellbeing counsellors will provide consumer focused, trauma informed, goal oriented psychological interventions according to contemporary evidence based practice, including; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. Additionally counsellors will provide appropriate education, health promotion and prevention for consumers, carers, families, students, colleagues and other groups or individuals to enhance understanding and knowledge about mental health.

This role may involve some outreach to alternative sites within the district and will involve the delivery of flexible therapy a range of methods including face-to-face and telehealth.

Learn more about the role and requirements here.



Upgrade Your Career and Lifestyle at MLHD

Your application will require you to include a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and experience and why you are a good fit for this position.

Go on, you’ve earned a promotion, a world-class workplace, inspiring colleagues, award-winning staff and patient programs – all wrapped up in a rich tapestry of cultural treasures. Contact Amy Salmon, Team Manager – MyStep to Mental Wellbeing on 0422 237 452 or [email protected] now for a confidential chat.

New applicants must have completed the COVID-19 Primary vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate. Should a medical contraindication certificate be provided, ongoing employment post certificate expiry is conditional to meeting COVID-19 vaccination requirements. 

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic, or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.




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