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Domestic and Family Violence Mens Counsellor - Longreach

Relationships Australia Queensland

Relationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationship and family support services. We believe healthy relationships are essential for the well-being of children, families and communities. We are committed to offering the best possible counselling, mediation, education and support services, and are committed to social justice and inclusion. We provide services from more than 30 centres and employ over 400 employees across Queensland.

RAQ is dedicated to promoting work-life balance, and provides flexible working hours, a supportive team environment, paid parental leave and additional benefits such as medical insurance discounts and salary packaging arrangements.

About the Role

We are currently seeking applications for the Part-time role (30 hours per week) of DFV Men’s Group Counsellor for our Longreach venue. For the successful applicant, there may be the flexibility to also work from our Rockhampton venue or to conduct remote delivery.

The purpose of this position is to provide counselling and therapeutic group work to men who perpetrate domestic and family violence and develop and deliver community development strategies aimed at increasing awareness about the effects of domestic violence.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Conduct client assessment and intake of client needs to make client appointments, provide relevant information and make appropriate referrals, and link to treatment plan
  • Provide crisis intervention and individual counselling to group participants as required
  • Role model appropriate and respectful communication
  • Participate in the program recruitment, which includes assessment for suitability, contracting and case management

About You

To be successful in this position, you will have appropriate undergraduate tertiary qualifications in the social or behavioural sciences coupled with demonstrated skills and experience in the facilitation of groups. You will have experience, and theoretical knowledge of domestic and family violence, in a variety of settings, for example individuals, couples, children, young people, families and groups and experience in managing caseloads and effective time management.

The salary will be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus superannuation and generous salary packaging options where eligible which will significantly increase the value of take-home pay.

Other attractive benefits are available including additional annual leave over the Christmas period, annual leave loading and study leave.

Position description: DFV SFV Mens Counsellor.

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