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Position available: Counsellor

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

Minnawarra House is a community house based in Armadale and operating for over 35 years. We offer counselling for youth and families, and run therapeutic, practical and social groups for adults and children.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Working as part of the Minnawarra House Team to provide counselling and support for young people and their families. Providing intensive clinical work, developing long-term, trusting sustainable relationships with clients, families and community including providing holistic counselling, outreach and casework support.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Contract position, part-time
  • Pay dependent upon qualifications and experience
  • Flexible work environment

To be successful in this position applicants require the below:-

ESSENTIAL

  • Two years practising professional in therapeutic setting
  • University qualification in social work, psychology, counselling, or another relevant discipline, with accreditation with relevant professional peak body
  • Highly developed therapeutic skill base in the practice of general and/or mental health counselling including demonstrated proficiency delivering focused psychological interventions
  • Demonstrated experience in case management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills including demonstrated ability to engage across different mediums, i.e., face to face, phone
  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively to people from different cultural backgrounds, and to respond to a variety of situations in a sensitive and appropriate manner
  • Current Australian Driver's Licence, Working with Children Check and valid Police Check

DESIRABLE

  • Experience developing and facilitating group work

TO APPLY: Forward your application to minnahouse@bigpond.com

Include a cover letter, current resume and two referees.

Minnawarra House welcomes applications from people of any age or gender, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

Applications close Friday 15th January 2021



Minnawarra House
24 Numulgi St, Armadale
Ph: 9497 1413
minnahouse@bigpond.com