Healthcare

Counsellor | Government Department | Canberra

Salary

Location

Canberra

Job Type

Permanent

Job Ref

Date Posted

Fri, 30th August 2019

Canberra Based Location
Challenging Role
Supportive Team
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Counsellor to join a government department on a long term contract basis.


About the business

A high-level government department based in Canberra are currently in search of an experienced and suitably qualified Counsellor to join their team on a fixed-term contract.

About the role

As an experienced Counsellor, you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing a complex caseload of individuals who have suffered or are suffering from PTSD, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues as a result of time carried out in the armed forces.
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement.
  • Carrying out assessments, both in person and over the phone.
  • Maintaining of clinical records.
  • Liaising with families.

Benefits and perks

You will enjoy the benefits of working within a supportive and diverse working environment, with ongoing professional development and training.

You will also receive a generous hourly rate of up to $60 per hour + super.

This role will be Monday – Friday only, no on-call/no weekends.

Skills and experience

To be successful in securing this role, you must possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in Psychology or Social Work.
  • Full & Current  AHPRA or AASW membership
  • Social Workers must be Accredited Mental Health Social Workers
  • Current police check and working with children check.
  • Must be an Australian Citizen.
  • A minimum of 2+ years recent experience working with a similar caseload.

If you feel this is the position for you, then click the ‘APPLY’ button without delay or contact Ceri Hoult, National Healthcare Manager on 08 6465 4691.

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