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Integrated Family Services Worker - Counsellor - Horsham

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Full-time Permanent position
  • Based in Horsham, Flexible working arrangements, Great team

About the opportunity

The Integrated Family Services Worker- Family Counsellor provides a therapeutic counselling service as part of the service response to families who are receiving family services in the Wimmera Region.

Operating under the general direction of the Family Services Program Leader to provide support to vulnerable children, young people and their families through counselling, therapeutic group work and case management.

The families who receive a service from the Integrated Family Services Program present with a range of complex issues including drug and alcohol, family violence, mental health, homelessness, and cycles of disadvantage and poverty resulting in chronic neglect and cumulative harm.

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About you

To be successful in your application, you will have:

  • Full Registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA, Social Worker eligible for AASW membership or Counsellor with ACA. Other relevant qualifications will be considered.
  • Provisional Psychologist registration, Family Therapy registration, or other related registrations.
  • Experience providing assessments, therapy / counselling services to children, adults, couples and families with complex needs. This would mean that you have completed counselling with complex clients.
  • Experience providing family counselling – Desirable
  • Experience facilitating psycho-therapeutic groups – Desirable 

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, find out more about this role or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description).
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)

Get in touch

For more information regarding the role, please contact Louise Netherway, Manager - Support for Families & Community |E: Louise.Netherway@vt.uniting.org, using the subject line: Integrated Family Services Worker - Counsellor - Horsham enquiry via EthicalJobs | T: 03 5362 2343

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au.

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

We work in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of this land. We celebrate diversity and value the lived experience of people of every ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity, sex and sexual orientation. We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people at our services. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

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