1967 Jobs In Australia
Keyword
Sector
Location
Salary
to
Work Type

Relationships Counsellor

Go Back
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 (15 hours per week) of Relationships Counsellor, located at our Strathpine and Morayfield venues. 

The purpose of this role is to provide a high standard of family and relationship counselling interventions to individuals, couples and families.  The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Conduct client intake, risk and needs assessment with all clients;
  • Apply knowledge of life span and development theory and issues relevant to life transitions to the individual, couple and/or families (e.g., issues surrounding relationship formation and marriage, separating or remarrying, transition to parenthood, parenting different age children, retirement);
  • Apply a systems theory framework and other evidence-based interventions for assisting individuals, couples and families meet their service delivery goals as appropriate;
  • Recommend appropriate interventions to clients based on their presenting issues, their history, risk assessment, the impact of presenting issues on any children in the family, and their service delivery goals;
  • Maintain confidentiality and understand the limits of confidentiality particularly as they apply to clinical risk management and duty of care matters;
  • Maintain client files, case notes and risk management documentation as per organisational policy and procedure;
  • Understand and meet legislative and funding requirements including collecting and recording statistical data in a timely and accurate manner.

 

About You

To be successful in this position, you will possess appropriate undergraduate qualifications in Behavioural Science, Psychology, Counselling or Social Work, coupled with demonstrated experience and theoretical knowledge and application of Family Systems theories, evidence-based interventions for relationship work, developmental psychological theories and theories and practice frameworks for working with family violence. In addition, you will have previous experience in the delivery of counselling, education/skills-training, and group work with individuals, couples, families, across the lifespan, coupled with knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations relating to relationships counselling.

The salary being offered is circa $54,701 to $77,041 per annum (pro rata for part-time), to 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. 

 

How to Apply

To apply, send us your resume and a cover letter responding to each of the selection criteria in the position description, outlining your demonstrated experience in each area.

Applications close at 4pm 8 January 2019.  

02/01/2019 $0 Brisbane Australia 1 Community Services & Development
Apply for this job

Option 1: Use this option if you want to upload a new cover letter and a Resume file

Apply Now ! Send Your Resume
Search for