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Counsellor/Group Facilitator – Relationships Australia

Counsellor/Group Facilitator – Relationships Australia – Katherine

  • $84,850.48 per annum pro rata (Level 5 Pay Point 1)
  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per annum pro rata
  • 5 weeks annual leave per annum pro rata

Why Relationships Australia?
Relationships Australia Northern Territory is a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation providing a broad range of services, which are for all members of the community regardless of religion, belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. Our clients are often dealing with complex and sensitive situations so we look for employees who are understanding, knowledgeable and genuinely care about the wellbeing of others.

What’s in it for you?

  • Professional development programs
  • Competitive salary and employment packages offered
  • 5 weeks annual leave per annum pro rata
  • Rewarding and meaningful career opportunity
  • Opportunity to Salary package up to $15,899 per annum pro rata

What’s the role?
The purpose of this position is to support families to raise children in safe and supportive environments, through the delivery of culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions, such as counselling and a group program to children and their families living in the Katherine region (township and remote). The position consults with and at times works alongside the Aboriginal Identified Child and Family Support Workers and / or Aboriginal and Islander Cultural Advisers in a two-way learning model.

Duties include:

  • Develop, document, oversee and provide on-site effective, innovative and culturally appropriate therapeutic responses for children and families within the Katherine Region, often including Indigenous communities within the region, as outlined in the applicable service agreements
  • Liaise closely, within a care team framework; with other services, schools and caseworkers involved in the support of the children and families targeted in this program
  • Define and develop a best-practice methodology for client engagement including culturally appropriate resource materials and evaluation tools underpinned by the models funded
  • Positively support child(ren) and families from the target group to other appropriate support services and networks, facilitate opportunities for interventions which impact whole family
  • Plan and co-facilitate therapeutic group programs within contract guidelines.

Is this the right role for you?
Not limited to but before you apply, we need you to have:

  • Qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or other relevant Humanitarian or Social Science qualification, as well as experience working therapeutically (delivering group programs and/or one on one) with children in a professional setting
  • Drumbeat accreditation or a willingness to undertake training and accreditation
  • Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics and effects of ‘high impact stress’ and other trauma on children and on family functioning including the effects of child abuse and neglect
  • A satisfactory Northern Territory working with children’s check and satisfactory National Criminal History Check
  • Possession of a current NT Driver’s License.

If you are an experienced Counsellor seeking change or career development with an established and dedicated company apply today by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ link. Alternatively If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity or to find out other opportunities within the Allied Health Industry in the Northern Territory like this, please contact Brie Culph on 08 8982 1056 for a confidential discussion.

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

Up to AU$85,000 per annum
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Job Type:

Allied Health

If you’re interested in this opportunity, register your interest with our recruitment team