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  • Excellent Salary Opportunity - $86,500 plus super, plus salary packaging (pro-rata)
  • SACS Level 5 with generous salary packaging
  • Maximum Term Contract until 30 June 2022 0.8 fte

Based at Skylight Metropolitan Sites

Skylight programs deliver a range of recovery-oriented community mental health services. Skylight develops programs with input from carers and participants, to ensure responsive, effective services that build on strengths, increase resilience and improve mental health. Services include individual support, carer programs, therapeutic groups, social and recreational activities, together with information, education, advice and referral.

Skylight is seeking a Counsellor to work as part of a multi-disciplinary mental health team to assist in the development, delivery and evaluation of high-quality therapeutic services.

The Counsellor may be required to provide some after-hours sessions until 9 pm.

Under the general direction of the Team Leader or delegate, the Counsellor will contribute to a collaborative and flexible team culture, to build and maintain respectful and compassionate relationships with program participants.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work and a minimum of two years supervised experience in counselling or therapeutic mental health services.
  • Excellent high level communication skills including verbal, written and interpersonal.
  • Demonstrated ability for self-reflection and self-awareness.
  • Demonstrated ability to use therapeutic interventions and use appropriate tools.
  • Knowledge of and alignment with Person-Centred, Trauma-Informed, and Recovery-based approaches.
  • Current SA Drivers Licence; DCSI Working With Children check and NDIS Worker Check
  • A current and full registration to either ACA or PACFA.

Apply Now

A Job Description is available below and on our website www.skylight.org.au.

For more details or enquiries, please contact: Merel van Kalkeren at (08) 8378 4100 or merelk@skylight.org.au using the subject line: Counsellor enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Skylight is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and values the experience and skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

A position description is attached.

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