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Counsellor - Hervey Bay

Wellways
  • Part-time (0.8 FTE), fixed-term role until June 2024 based in Hervey Bay
  • A rewarding career with a nationally recognised provider of mental health and disability services
  • $80,000 (pro-rata per annum) + superannuation + leave loading + salary sacrificing

About Wellways

Wellways Australia exists to help all Australians lead active, fulling and inclusive lives in their community. We achieve this by supporting and working with individuals, families and the community to help them imagine and achieve better lives. We advocate for change to ensure people have access to the best possible care and information when they need it. We provide a wide range of services and assistance for people with mental health issues, disabilities, youth and older Australians and those requiring community care.

About the program

Wellways Australia is the first point of contact for all Australian Government Carer Gateway funded services in South West Sydney and across Queensland, aiming to help carers access practical information and advice and connect with services in their local area. Carer supports and services will be delivered using a network of local Carer Gateway regional service providers Carers and those who provide a caring role to someone in their life who has a disability, mental health issue, chronic health condition, terminal illness or are frail-aged.

About the role

Utilise your expert knowledge, communication skills and empathy to deliver in-person counselling services to carers. Contribute to the development of community relationships to enable the delivery of counselling services to specific carer cohort groups including LGBTI community, young carers from rural and/or remote communities, CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Skills & experience

  • Qualification in counselling, psychotherapy, or social work and should be eligible for counselling accreditation body such as AASW, ACA or PACFA.
  • A minimum of three years' counselling experience in Australia including experience counselling children and adolescents
  • Experience in creating, analysing and utilising data and information to generate and develop a range of products (programs, publications, services)
  • An understanding and demonstrated commitment to social inclusion and diversity
  • Experience with clinical therapies including Rogerian and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Benefits & culture

Wellways supports an inclusive approach in both the workplace and community where everyone can imagine and achieve their goals to their fullest potential. This is your opportunity to join a nationally recognised organisation with over 2,000 staff members across 93 sites where you can gain access to ongoing support and opportunity for career development.

  • Join a brand new and supportive team
  • Onsite formal clinical supervision
  • Salary packaging up to $15,899 per annum
  • An Employee Assistance Program which aims to support and empower employees and their loved ones

For a full list of our staff benefits, visit https://www.wellways.org/careers-wellways

Pre-employment requirements

  • Accreditation within an Australian professional association
  • Evidence of working rights within Australia such as a passport or birth certificate
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • A current valid Driver's License
  • National Police Records Check (less than 12 months old)
  • Blue and Yellow Card (required prior to employment)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate

To apply and to download a copy of the position description please visit our careers page by clicking apply now & enter ref code: 5337611.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please email Julie Bryant-Sullivan, Practice Lead Counsellor on jbryantsullivan@wellways.org, using the subject line: Counsellor - Hervey Bay enquiry via EthicalJobs.

We warmly encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a lived experience of mental health and disability to apply. Wellways Australia Limited is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable people. All applicants applying for roles within Wellways must undergo a screening process prior to their successful appointment. ​

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