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Family Relationship Counsellors x2

Relationship Matters
  • Leading family relationship and counselling organisation
  • Part-time 12 month contract, includes one evening per week
  • Competitive salary and access to salary packaging
  • Two positions available, South Eastern and North Western Melbourne,

About us

Relationship Matters, is a dynamic, values based not-for-profit organisation specialising in relationship, family and individual counselling, mediation and education. For over 70 years we have been committed to making a difference to our clients no matter which sector of our Community they come from. We continue to provide high quality relationship counselling, dispute resolution and relationship education services. Relationship Matters also provide Employee Assistance Programs, training and workplace consulting.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced self-motivated, client-focused family and relationship counsellor. You will undertake intake and assessment interviews, and offer counselling and deliver evidence based therapy to individuals, couples and families including clients seeking assistance with their relationships under the provisions of the Family Law Act 1975.

We are seeking a practitioner who can:

  • Provide life span appropriate individual, family and couples counselling, assessment and case management interventions
  • Undertake client centred therapeutic counselling and group work interventions
  • Manage themselves and their caseloads in a sustainable and effective manner
  • Work collaboratively across our client service lines
  • Show excellent interpersonal understanding and communication skills
  • Work with a range of technologies and service delivery modalities
  • Work with a range of clients from different backgrounds and life experiences

About you

You will be:

  • A client focused practitioner with demonstrated experience in fee-for-service delivery
  • A tertiary qualified Practitioner with Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or Family Therapy qualifications and postgraduate studies, with a minimum of 2 years' experience
  • Registered with AHPRA or AASW or equivalent Professional association
  • Have proficiency in contemporary methods of counselling and family therapy, along with direct experience in the field; knowledge of Gottman theories and practice is an advantage
  • Knowledgeable about the Family Law Act 1975
  • Be eligible as a Family Counsellor under the Act
  • Able to promote the profile of Relationship Matters across the community through providing professional, caring service delivery

A professional in your field, you can work independently while working within a cohesive, committed and high performing team. Together with your exceptional level of ethical standards and well-developed interpersonal communication skills, you will have the capacity to manage and ensure high standards of practice.

Previous experience working in a human services environment would be highly regarded.

How to apply

Application details and a position description are available from www.relationshipmatters.com.au/employment.

Applications should be forwarded to HR – Relationship Matters, Level 4 - 255 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000 or emailed to HR@relationshipmatters.com.au, using the subject line: Family Relationship Counsellor application via EthicalJobs.

Applications close Friday 12 June, 2020.

For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Peter Seligman, on 1300 543 396.

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

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