ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Therapeutic Counsellor - Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia

Job Type: Full time, Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

Salary: $82,027.40 to $84,884.96 for full time plus superannuation and PBI benefits

Position Location: Deakin, ACT

Closing Date: 19/02/2020

Position Reference Number: RACR20DKNFT

The role of this position is to provide therapeutic services to families in the form of counselling to couples, individuals, and families who are seeking improved relationships, or resolution of relationship difficulties. This is a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months, will be based in Deakin, ACT.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  1. An appropriate tertiary qualification in social work, counselling, psychology or other similar field as well as demonstrated relevant experience.
  2. Ability to demonstrate a broad theoretical approach to relationship counselling (including familiarity with systems theory) and an understanding of the theoretical and practice frameworks applicable to family violence abuse.
  3. Demonstrated experience in counselling, trauma and child inclusive practice as well as knowledge of domestic violence, crisis intervention models, grief and loss in the context of family separation and child development.
  4. Demonstrated experience in therapeutic group work and/or educative programs.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description on our website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits

The salary on offer is in the range of $82,027.40 to $84,884.96 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

To apply, please send your resume with names of two work related referees and a cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion) to [email protected]. Applications that do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

The position description with selection criteria can be downloaded from our website:

Applications close: 
Wednesday 19 February 2020 - 11:55pm

Practice Manager, Therapeutic on 6122 7100 or email [email protected]

First posted: 
Monday 10 February 2020