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Counsellor Advocate - Sexual Assault GV CASA - West Hume Region

Goulburn Valley Health

About GV Health

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employer in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

It is an exciting time to join our GV Health team! We are currently in the midst of an exciting $229 million transformation of our Graham Street site, which comprises of a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expansion of our current theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

To find our more information about GV Health please visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/.

About the team

Goulburn Valley Centre Against Sexual Assault (GVCASA) is a program of GV Health and is one of 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault that operate throughout Victoria providing a range of services for those impacted by sexual assault.

About the role

Are you a professional with experience working within a Trauma Informed Practice Framework?

GVCASA is offering a 0.6 (48 hours per fortnight) permanent part-time therapeutic counselling position to support our clients. You will be well supported locally by the Manager of Trauma Informed Services, and by the broader CASA network; with ongoing supervision and professional development available.

The main office is located in Shepparton, but services are provided across the West Hume region; applicants who live in Wallan, Seymour, Numurkah, Cobram, Shepparton and surrounds, are encouraged to apply, as we have outreach locations throughout the area.

We are looking for:

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Psychiatric Registered Nurse, Counselling, or other relevant profession; with a minimum of 4 years’ experience supporting victim/survivors of sexual assault, and/or other forms or trauma or violence.
  • Demonstrated commitment to making a meaningful difference to those affected by sexual assault, excellent communication, decision making, advocacy & negotiation
  • Well-developed time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work under minimal supervision

Our offer to you:

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and community discounts
  • Our CREATE Outstanding reward and recognition program
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