- Job posted on: 5th Jan 2021
- Applications close:
HelpingMinds is a highly regarded carer support and mental health services organisation, established over 40 years ago. Our compassionate team of staff and dedicated volunteers throughout the metro and regional areas, provide quality services and support to more than 10,000 children, youth, adults and families affected by mental illness every year.
We are a value-driven organisation that encompass the values of Hope, Collaboration, Trust, Integrity, and Respect to provide quality service. We welcome your individuality, your ideas, your passion and your drive. Our people-focused culture and flexible approach will help you to succeed both professionally and personally.
We are seeking an individual with a strong passion and drive to engage and provide counselling support to adults and young people, as well as groups. The successful candidate will provide a positive representation of the HelpingMinds brand while establishing and fostering close working links with relevant service providers in the area.
This is an opportunity for a client focussed Family Support Counsellor with a genuine interest in working collaboratively to ensure effective team goals and client outcomes are met.
With a degree-tertiary qualification in Counselling, Psychology or Social Work you MUST have a minimum of 18 months experience under this degree and pride yourself on being self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously while continuing to work towards team goals. You must have a demonstrated ability to consult, liaise and maintain close working relationships with other service providers.
Additionally, you will have effective oral and written communication skills in order to provide advocacy services to clients.
For a copy of the Position Description, inclusive of the selection criteria, please visit our careers page: http://helpingminds.org.au/about-us/work-with-us/.
For more information, contact Human Resources on 08 9427 7100.
** Closing date not applicable, candidates are encouraged to apply without delay**
HelpingMinds is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with lived experience of mental health issues and of supporting family members with mental health issues.