Student Welfare Counsellor EduCo International Pty Ltd


Student Welfare Counsellor

  • Contractor role – equivalent to 1 day per week
  • Front Line role in global company
  • Small, supportive, and dynamic team environment
  • Centrally located in Melbourne CBD – Close to Parliament station

The Company:

EduCo International Group is a leader in the provision of education in major English speaking countries for students from around the world. With campuses located in Australia, Canada and the United States, EduCo’s institutions cater to a broad range of students with course offerings in Higher Education, University Pathway, Vocational, Career and English Language programs. EduCo International Group has offices in 15 countries – located in the world’s largest international student markets.

SCU is a vibrant, contemporary Australian university with beautiful campuses at the Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in an inspiring and supportive learning environment. The University has a strong student focus and takes pride in the quality of its lecturers, many of whom are recognised as leaders in their fields.


The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Student Welfare Counsellor for the Melbourne Campus. The role is to provide welfare support, guidance, counselling, education, and other appropriate referral as required, to students studying at our college. Reporting to the Melbourne Campus Manager, the role falls within Student Services and is required for the equivalent of 8 hours per week – offered on a contractor basis.


Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities: 

  • Providing confidential and timely guidance, welfare support and counselling to students
  • Presenting workshops and information sessions to provide relevant information and/or skills for students as required
  • Identifying student issues and needs and having the skills to be able to respond to and assist with these issues
  • Providing quick and responsive services to students in need and in crisis
  • Establishing and maintaining a line of communication and referral to counselling and welfare support services from academic faculties within the college
  • Establishing a network of externally provided services that students can be referred to if specialist assistance is required
  • Understanding the key issues experienced by international students, and using professional judgement in developing and recommending strategies to respond to these issues


Qualifications, Experience & Technical Skills: 

  • Qualifications, Technical skills and experience require of this role include:
  • Degree qualified in counselling, welfare, social work or psychology essential
  • Demonstrated experience provided in welfare support, social work and counselling services
  • Demonstrated experience providing such services to client base with many diverse backgrounds
  • Understanding of privacy and confidentiality guidelines
  • Experience in the education sector and working specifically with international students is an advantage


In return we offer a workplace with a supportive culture, with workplace flexibility and opportunity to learn. EduCo prides itself on being a great place to work.  

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging role as a Student Welfare Counsellor, please submit your resume and cover letter.

As an equal opportunity employer, EduCo values employee diversity and we are committed to building a more inclusive workplace. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. 

Due to high volume of applications only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you



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