Senior Counsellor, Family Law Counselling Relationships Australia South Australia


  • 60.8 Fortnightly Hours. Parental Leave position until 22 November 2024.
  • $89,275 per annum pro rata + Super + Leave Loading + Salary Packaging.
  • Located in Port Adelaide.

Our belief in the transformative power of relationships lies at the heart of everything we do.
Relationships Australia South Australia (RASA) is a not-for-profit, secular, community organisation, helping people to overcome difficulties and bring about positive change in their lives. We offer services for families, couples and individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

Family Law Counselling is a unique service to help individuals, children and families navigate the challenges of post separation. These challenges may include family stability, cohesion, identity, social connections and grief and loss. These challenges are amplified where there is family and domestic violence, mental health and/or substance misuse, or chronic health conditions. For children, high conflict parental separation affects their ongoing development.

The Senior Counsellor provides individual, couple and family counselling to assist people resolve difficulties and build stronger relationships. Family Law Counselling involves working with all family members including children, and is primarily accountable to the safety and best interests of children. The Senior Counsellor applies advanced skills in responding to a wide range of complex relationship and social issues which include parenting difficulties, relationship breakdown, family and domestic violence, mental health, substance misuse, problem gambling, childhood trauma and abuse. Family Law Counselling has a focus on post-separation but is not limited to working in this area.

Position Description

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification (AQF level 8) in social work, psychology, counselling or related discipline.
  • Extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families in a therapeutic context.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing counselling to those effected by Family and Domestic Violence including children and those using violence in relationships.
  • A Working with Children Check is essential and employment is not able to commence without a current clearance.

Desirable Requirements:

  • A post graduate (AQF level 9) qualification in social work, psychology or counselling.
  • Experience working with in the community services industry.

The services provided at RASA sites mean that our employees need to be vaccinated and you will need to provide your COVID-19 vaccination certificate as part of our pre-employment checks. If you can’t comply, you are encouraged to have a confidential conversation with the hiring manager about your individual circumstances.

Enquiries: Any enquiries can be addressed to Tonia Keating on 08 8340 2022.

Closing Date: 9:00am, Monday 8 August 2022.

Relationships Australia South Australia is a Child Safe and Equal Opportunity Employer.



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