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Specialist Counsellor - Ballina / Northern Rivers

Carers NSW

Carers NSW is the peak body in NSW for carers of all ages and circumstances. We are the Carer Gateway Service Provider (CGSP) in Region 4 of NSW (Central Coast, Hunter New England and North Coast) providing support and services to unpaid carers in this region.

Joining the Carer Gateway team, we are searching for a Specialist Counsellor to be based in the Northern Rivers area. As Specialist Counsellor, you will provide specialist counselling for carers and their families that have been affected by the severe storms and floods, utilising evidence-based counselling specific to the carer’s individual circumstances. This position will conduct counselling sessions both face to face and via video-conference.

This is a new position and will appeal to you if you enjoy working in a supportive team and are seeking a role that creates positive impact in the lives of others. This position is a full time contract until June 2023.

Key to your success in the position:

  • Qualified counsellor, psychotherapist or social worker for relevant service modes with qualifications recognised within Australia
  • Accredited with a relevant Australian professional association, Australian Counselling Association, Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia or Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Minimum of 3 years demonstrated counselling experience.
  • Understanding of and commitment to ageing, disability carer issues.
  • Knowledge of community services and other programs relevant to carers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Mandatory Reporting and Privacy requirements

See the Position Description attached for the Desirable Criteria.

The Salary Package is between $90-100K + super and salary sacrifice benefits.

We look forward to seeing your application and how your skills and experience can create successful outcomes for carers. 

If you require further information on this position, please contact Josette in the HR Team on 02 6650 0512.

Carers NSW recognises the value of diversity in its workplace and acknowledges the contributions that people of diverse backgrounds bring to the organisation.

A criminal record check and a working with children check will be required as a condition of employment.

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