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Family Counsellor - Cairns

Lives Lived Well
  • Part Time - 22.8 hours per week
  • Ongoing Role
  • Be a part of a service that is a leader in clinical excellence
  • Have additional ‘wellbeing' days off
  • Increase your take home pay with salary packaging.

About Lives Lived Well

At Lives Lived Well, we help people impacted by drugs or alcohol as well as mental health. We get lives back on track by delivering a wide range of programs and services (including residential rehab) across 40 locations in Queensland and New South Wales.

About the Role

As a Family Counsellor, you will engage with families to deliver Breakthrough for Families groups, public workshops, seminars, referrals and forums to connect with families and the broader community.

The role will primarily see clients across Cairns and the surrounding region. You will be supported from an enthusiastic Program Coordinator and a team of Family Counsellors, based across Queensland.

The base salary for this role is $34.05 - 35.84 per hour + super (9.5%) + salary packaging (increase your take home pay by up to $6000 per annum).

The successful candidate will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a health services area and/or equivalent experience in a similar position
  • Strong experience in family/AOD counselling practice and case management
  • Strong experience in engaging with the local community advising of our services
  • Experience in developing and delivering therapeutic groups sessions with high-level group facilitation skills
  • Able to work autonomously, travel to outreach locations and manage own workload
  • Highly developed communication and community engagement skills
  • Local area knowledge of Cairns is highly desirable
  • Hold a Blue Card
  • Current unrestricted Australian Drivers Licence

What do we offer

At Lives Lived Well we want to support the wellbeing of our people.

We will provide you with:

  • Additional Wellbeing days off
  • Salary Packaging (Increase your take home pay)
  • Both Internal and External Training Opportunities to increase your skills
  • Flexible work arrangements would be considered

Lives Lived Well is an equal employment opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse range of social, cultural and gender backgrounds that reflect our community including First Peoples.

Confirmation of employment will be subject to candidate's possession of a Current Australian Drivers Licence, Blue Card and completed Australian Criminal History Check.

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