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Counsellor - Individual, Couples & Family Services - Tuggerah


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BaptistCare Community Services Counselling & Family Services is currently seeking a part-time Counsellor to join our team in Tuggerah on a fixed-term basis (6 months with view to extend).

The purpose of this very rewarding role is to provide counselling, support and specialist group programmes to individuals, couples, children and families through collaborative practices that are; trauma informed, evidence based and psycho educational. Supporting clients from all walks of life to overcome difficulties, build resilience, to enhance their quality of life and relationships. Being skilled in Family and Domestic Violence with the willingness to work with both victims and perpetrators as this is a high percentage of our core business.

At BaptistCare, we empower our staff by offering, a supportive team, training opportunities and financial benefits including salary packaging, access to employee wellness programs and job stability working for an industry-leading provider.

To be considered, you will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant human services (e.g. Psychology, Counselling) or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Clinical membership of relevant professional body (e.g. PACFA - Psychotherapy and Counsellors Association of Australia)
  • Demonstrated experience & skills in counselling and group work
  • Experience in providing counselling in an agency setting
  • Demonstrated experience & skills in individual and group settings with those experiencing and/or perpetrating Domestic Violence (leading DV programs or groups)
  • Experience in trauma informed practice
  • Demonstrated experience relating to diverse groups, e.g. Government departments & other agencies
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of BaptistCare’s Christian identity and promote the organisation’s values through interactions at work
  • Current driver’s license
  • Willing to undergo a Police Check and have a Working with Children Check

About Us:

We love what we do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference.

We’re a not-for-profit organisation that connects with families, communities and thousands of individuals. You may know us for our aged care services — we also give back to the community through domestic violence prevention initiatives, affordable housing, and offering no-interest loans to the disadvantaged.

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Successful applications will be subject to a police background check via our online police check system.

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