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  • Social Worker or Counsellor (P/T)

Bravehearts is Australia's Employer of Choice in Child Protection. Working with Bravehearts means working with a dedicated team that is on a mission to protect kids.

This part time position provides counselling to children, young people and their families who have experienced, or maybe at risk of child sexual assault.

The key areas of responsibilities include:

  • Provide professional counselling to children, young people, adults and their families.
  • Provide support and education to clients' non-offending family members.
  • Conduct assessments with clients at the beginning and completion of therapy.
  • Maintain accurate and timely recordings of sessions through case notes.
  • Compile concise and professional reports when required to external bodies, such as the Department of Child Safety Youth and Women, Courts and Police.
  • Attend regular supervision and counselling meetings.

A full position description is available at www.bravehearts.org.au/careers

Qualified and passionate staff are attracted to Bravehearts' culture where success is celebrated, life balanced and self-care is expected. There are many benefits when working for Bravehearts including:

  • In house clinical supervision
  • Paid self-care leave, in addition to personal leave
  • NFP salary packaging ($15,900 tax free) plus meals and entertainment benefits
  • Paid birthday day off
  • Monthly professional development days
  • Small annual allowance to put towards external professional development
  • Employee Assistance Program - Independent confidential counselling service
  • Onsite car parking
  • An inclusive culture of dedicated, passionate and professional team members

The ideal candidate will have several years' experience in trauma counselling and be proficient in individual counselling and family support, in addition to a sound understanding of the effects of child sexual assault on individual, family, interpersonal, and societal levels. Candidates need to possess a qualification in psychology, counselling, allied health or social work and a registration and/or membership with a governing body of profession (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, Australian Counselling Association or the Australian Association of Social Work).

Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills, as well as exceptional organisational and Microsoft office skills are essential to this role. A demonstrated understanding of child protection legislation relevant to service delivery is required.

Child-Safe and NDIS accredited

New no card, no start rules means that you are required to have a current Worker Screening test and Blue Card to commence employment at Bravehearts in Queensland. In addition a National Criminal Check is a requirement.

Applications will be considered upon submission.

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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