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Creating Links (N.S.W.) Ltd

Part Time: 22.5hrs/week

Creating Links is a community organisation providing innovative and diverse services linking families and the community in the Metropolitan Sydney area. Creating Links provides a wide range of services to families including family support programs, group programs, disability services, financial counselling and generalist counselling. Our office is based at Bankstown.

The Generalist Counsellor will work as part of the Child, Youth and Family Support services team and will provide generalist counselling services to parents, children, youth and families who live within the Bankstown area. 

Essential criteria

  • Tertiary/Diploma qualifications Psychology, Counselling, social welfare field or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in working with vulnerable clients and communities
  • Experience in delivering evidenced based interventions to support client needs
  • Ability to maintain client information, records and referrals processes in line with professional and ;legal standards.
  • Knowledge of current legislation related to Child Protection Issues.
  • Understanding of the needs of socially disadvantaged/vulnerable families.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Experience in statistical data collection and recording
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated group work skills and ability to facilitate group interventions.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Current Driver's Licence and Working with Childrens Check
  • Fluency in a second relevant community language as well as English.

Desirable Criteria

  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Knowledge of current Work Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Understanding of social justice issues

Closing date for applications is:  Wednesday 9th Jan 2019

02/01/2019 $0 South West & M5 Corridor Sydney Australia 1 Community Services & Development
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