Youth Counsellors – Northern NSW Momentum Collective

JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT US

Momentum Collective is a registered charity and not-for-profit community services organisation creating real social change and inclusive opportunities. We have a proud 40 year track record operating in a suite of programs in disability, mental health, homelessness, social and affordable housing, family & domestic violence, child family and community services.

We believe in a shared or collective responsibility to help close these gaps and are looking for can do, positive people, to join our community movement.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the Executive Manager Community and Client Services, this role provides counselling and therapeutic case management support for young children and their families accessing our services. In this role you will assist children and young people to recover from their experience of family violence trauma through the delivery of evidence based and trauma informed therapeutic counselling and support. This will include a range of developmental and age appropriate techniques and tools within a counselling/therapeutic setting.

This program provides services and facilitated referral pathways for the child/ren’s family members to relevant support services where mental health risk factors are emerging. The successful candidates will work flexibly with children in individual and group settings.

We have multiple opportunities for full time or part time fixed-term contracts until 30 June 2023, with a possibility for extension dependent on funding

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You are committed to delivering service excellence for our clients and providing the highest possible level of client safety. You will have strong communication skills with an ability to connect with your clients and take a person centred approach. More importantly you will be compassionate and respectful in all aspects of your work.

Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Counselling or relevant area.
  • Current unencumbered Driver’s Licence.
  • Evidence of full COVID vaccination.
  • Current Working with Children Check (NSW)
  • Demonstrated ability to work therapeutically with children and young people including the ability to work effectively with family members and other service providers
  • Knowledge and experience of working within marginalised communities
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both in written and verbal form.
  • Intermediate computer literacy skills including the Microsoft Office Suite.

Momentum Collective is committed to creating social change and inclusive opportunities for everyone. We promote diversity when recruiting our team and are guided by our core values of trust and respect, wellbeing, innovation, working well together and being gracious. We respect the special place our nation’s first people hold in our communities and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+ community, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and of mature age.

 

Interested in this position?

To Apply

Please click the “Apply” button to upload your resume and cover letter.

For Enquiries: please contact Simone on 0400 868 246

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Momentum Collective

Job Salary

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