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School Counsellors x2 - Lake Munmorah

Catholic Schools Broken Bay
  • 1 x 3 year contract and 1 x maternity leave contract available
  • ASAP start
  • Job share considered

About Us

Creating positive outcomes for our students and enriching our school communities is at the heart of everything we do at the Catholic Schools Broken Bay. We support 44 Catholic primary and secondary schools across Sydney’s North, Northern Beaches and Central Coast and educate over 17,000 students.

About the role

Working within a team at the newly created Catholic Community Centre supporting the school communities of St Brigid’s Catholic College and St Brendan’s Catholic Primary in Lake Munmorah and providing counselling support and mental health assessments to students from K - 12.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced Psychologist or Social Worker, registered with an appropriate professional association (i.e. APS or AASW).

Essential Criteria

  • Understand and commit to the ethos of Catholic education
  • Qualified Psychologist or Social Worker eligible for registered membership with an appropriate professional association (i.e., APS or AASW)
  • A strong understanding of current research and practice in the field of children and adolescent mental health, wellbeing and education
  • Experience in counselling children and young people using evidence-based interventions
  • Experience in the administration of cognitive, emotional and behavioural assessments and mental health screeners.
  • Knowledge of current child protection legislation
  • An ability to work independently and collaboratively within and across teams to achieve educational improvement and positive wellbeing
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience working within a school environment
  • Knowledge of the NSW Education Act (1990)
  • Experience in facilitating therapeutic groups or delivering professional learning
  • Experience facilitating proactive and preventative programs that develop social and emotional skills and strengthens the overall wellbeing of students

The rewards

In return, we offer a salary of up to $107,779 plus superannuation, salary packaging and a supportive and collaborative team environment where you can progress your career. Teacher conditions apply which is inclusive of school holidays. Occasionally, duties will require a variation of hours. Own transport is essential and travelling costs will be reimbursed in accordance with policies and procedures.

How to Apply

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CSBB staff should apply via Phris/Self Service/Careers.

Questions?

Contact the Recruitment Team on 0438 961 839 or at careers@dbb.catholic.edu.au using the subject line: School Counsellors x2 - Lake Munmorah enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check.

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