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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.
HelpingMinds is part of a consortium led by Carers WA as Regional Delivery Partner (RDP) for the Integrated Carer Support Service (ICSS) known as the Carer Gateway, which incorporates providing supports to carers identified in the Carer Recognition Act who provide daily care and support to people with disability, medical conditions, mental illness or who are frail aged.
We are a value-driven organisation that encompasses 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.
The Family Support Counsellor is responsible for providing safe, collaborative and confidential counselling aimed at promoting client and family mental health and well-being, enhancing self-understanding, and resolving identified concerns.
The role requires the ability to work autonomously as well as team member, delivering counselling through face-to-face, telephone, email and/or video sessions.
Carer Support Counsellors provide person-centred support to carers ranging in age from 8–90+ years who experience challenges with:
To be considered for this role candidates will need to have a minimum of three (3) years counselling work experience in Australia.
Essential qualifications include:
In addition to joining a professional and dynamic team, you will work in a supportive and positive environment with staff that live by HelpingMinds’ values and have a strong focus on community needs. We understand the importance of health and wellbeing and offer an employee wellness program.
Additional benefits include:
A position description is attached.