Senior Couple and Family Counsellor Relationships Australia NSW

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Relationships Australia
Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) provides a safe, judgement-free environment where individuals, couples and families can address the critical matters impacting their relationships, and their lives.

What you’ll do
You’ll provide high-quality therapy to couples, families and individuals, to support them to address issues impacting their lives and relationships. This can include strengthening relationships, decreasing conflict, improving communication, addressing DFV (Domestic & Family Violence) in relationships, improving mental health, and addressing child-protection concerns to keep children safe. You’ll be competent and experienced in using a family systems framework and integrate other models in your counselling, as well as provide information and referrals to improve the wellbeing of your clients. Sessions will be delivered in person, online, or over the phone to meet client preference and needs when possible. You’ll work closely with the Team Leader and fellow Senior Counsellor to share supervisory responsibilities of the counsellors in the team as required.

What you’ll bring

  • Postgrad Relationship Counselling or Couple & Family Counselling qualifications
  • Registration with APHRA, AASW, PACFA or ACA
  • Experience supervising clinicians as well as experience working with couples, individuals and families using a robust Family Systems clinical framework
  • Strong understanding of family dynamics, child protection, DFV, mental health, and addiction
  • A calm, professional and compassionate approach when engaging with clients and team members

The details

  • 3 days per week based at Macquarie Park
  • Flexibility to work during regular business hours (9am-5pm), as well as later starts/finishes (11am-7pm)
  • Permanent contract
  • $47 – $48 per hour plus super and salary packaging benefits

Why work with us?

  • Make a genuine difference to the relationship wellbeing of individuals, couples and families; everyday!       
  • Work with a supportive and dedicated team who care about what you achieve together
  • Strong clinical and supervision framework to deepen our practice excellence
  • We offer many benefits including flexible working options, salary packaging, additional leave days and fitness passport
  • We value inclusion and belonging. We want a workforce that is reflective of all the communities we serve. To strengthen our inclusive practice we have employee action groups: Accessibility, Reconciliation, Gender, Sex & Sexually Diverse and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD)
  • We are committed to deepening our relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We have a stretch Reconciliation Action Plan to guide our efforts to build strong relationships, increased employment, and enhanced respect between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians

Next Steps
Interested? Apply today! Applications close on Sunday 23rd October.
  
It is a condition of employment from 1 January 2022, that employees who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination must be fully vaccinated in order to perform duties at any of our workplaces. If you are not medically eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, you must provide Relationships Australia NSW with acceptable evidence of having a health condition for which obtaining a COVID-19 vaccination is contraindicated.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Relationships Australia NSW

Job Salary

Base salary + super + salary packaging benefits