- Job posted on: 14th Oct 2020
- Applications close:
The Courage Project is a collaboration between Bravehearts and Mackay Women’s Services (MWS) to provide a trauma informed mental health service for children under 14 years old who have and/or are experiencing physical and/or sexual abuse/assault and at risk of self-harm in the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac area. The Courage Project brings together over 45 years of collective experience protecting children and young people.
Reporting to the Practice Manager, this full-time position (part-time hours considered) provides counselling to children under the age of 14 years old.
The key areas of responsibilities include:
For a full copy of the Position Description please visit 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 several benefits of working with Bravehearts including:
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 Tertiary qualification in psychology, counselling 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.
As a child-safe organisation candidate must possess a driver’s licence and must have or be willing to apply for a Working with Children Check (Blue Card) and National Police Certificate.
If you are looking for that opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives apply today ensuring to include a CV and cover letter explaining why you would be the right candidate for this role.