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Counsellor

Category:

NGO / Non-profit


Education:

University


Experience:

Between 3 and 5 Years


Work city:

Darwin


Salary:

$65,000 - $75,000


Duration:

Permanent (Pt Time)


Job opportunities:

1


Created:

13.01.2021


All Aspects Recruitment are recruiting to fill the position of Counsellor who is responsible for the delivery of carer counselling needs assessment as per program guidelines. The Counsellor with utilise face-face, telephone, skype, family or therapeutic group methods to deliver the counselling sessions.

The Counsellor role will focus on enhancing the quality of life for carers through the provision of short-term counselling under Government funded programs and will assist NDIS funded participants to work towards their personal goals and gain greater insight into their lives by facilitating access to these, as appropriate to individual needs and circumstances.

Position Responsibilities:

Design, implement and evaluate the counselling delivered.

Contribute to developing and delivering alternate avenues of counselling to meet client’s

unique needs and situations. E.g., group counselling, phone counselling, skype and other

online forms of counselling.

Meet KPI’s for delivery of counselling sessions across carer and NDIS service delivery.

Establish appropriate referral processes where it becomes evident the client requires ongoing counselling or specialist counselling.

Contribute to reporting processes to meet internal and funding requirements

Ensure counselling is delivered in line with operational guidelines as per funding agreements

and the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding framework.

Ensure Counselling notes and documentation are recorded and maintained in line with

relevant professional ethical standards and legislative requirements.

Initiate and maintain professional relationships with stakeholders to ensure effective service

delivery.

Adherence to the confidentiality and Privacy legislation requirements

Lead by example by modelling the values, attitudes and behaviour associated with the

position at all times.

Selection Criteria:

Essential:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Psychology, Counselling, Social Work
  • Accredited within relevant Australian professional association (ACA, PACFA or AASW)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role in Australia.
  • Excellent client assessment and support skills, including risk identification
  • Well-developed engagement and listening skills
  • Resourceful capacity to identify relevant information and resources for clients
  • Demonstrated experience in supervised client-based practice
  • Ability to organise and plan personal workload and maintain orderly systems
  • Current Driver’s License, Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card), and
  • National Police Clearance or ability to obtain