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Family Counsellors - Devonport

CatholicCare Tasmania
  • Multiple positions
  • 1 X Fulltime position and 1 X Part time position (3-4 days)
  • North West, Tasmania

As an employee of CatholicCare Tasmania, you will work with people who are passionate about making a difference; you will be provided opportunities to learn and develop and have the opportunity to work alongside a committed and professional team. You will be given the chance to do work that makes a genuine difference in your community.

About the role:

We are seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Counsellors to deliver counselling services to individuals and families in the North West region of Tasmania.

The program aims to strengthen family relationships, build parenting capacity, prevent breakdown, ensure the wellbeing and safety of children and to provide education to separated or separating families to work out parenting arrangements that encourage keeping the children’s best interest at the forefront.

As the Counsellor you will:

  • Provide relationship counselling to individuals, couples and families using appropriate theoretical models of intervention.
  • To provide assistance and referral for families going through relationship difficulties or separation.
  • Co-facilitate groups as required, e.g. groups addressing family separation issues, conflict resolution, parenting, and re-partnering
  • Have the ability to engage with the community to promote and facilitate parenting education groups

As a Counsellor you will need:

  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience to engage and work with families with complex needs including substance use issues, domestic/family violence and mental health concerns.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to effectively develop and maintain partnerships, networks and client relationships.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or related discipline; post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded
  • Hold a current Working with Vulnerable Persons Registration
  • Hold a current drivers licence

For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Kevin on 0409 382 836.

The Archdiocese of Hobart and CatholicCare Tasmania is committed to safeguarding the interests of children and young persons. We are committed to protecting children and young people from harm and require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

The Archdiocese of Hobart is an equal employment opportunity employer, and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia and will need to evidence their registration to Work with Vulnerable People and Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

The Archdiocese of Hobart respects your privacy. Please access our privacy collection notice from CatholicCare Tasmania’s website (https://hobart.catholic.org.au/).

For more information please visit www.catholiccaretas.org.au/get-involved to see the position description and application forms.

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