Counsellor

Counsellor

St Vincent De Paul Society | beenleigh, QLD, AU

Posted 5 days ago

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Description

The Role

As a Child and Family Counsellor, you will work with children and their parents/carers/family in the service or school environment. You will support new referrals to the service and work with children and families to provide clinical assessments to deliver holistic action and intervention to address their safety goals and psychosocial needs. You will provide wide scope of therapy and support using evidence-based therapeutic interventions including play therapy, acceptance commitment therapy and other techniques to provide general counselling, education, training and therapeutic interventions to children, young people and their families and careers.

To be successful in the role, you will meet the following criteria:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification or equivalent in Psychology, Social Work, or counselling and eligibility for membership of a relevant professional association.
  • Minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience in adult therapeutic setting
  • Significant therapeutic experience in early intervention with clients aged 5 and up.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Queensland child protection system including relevant legislation such as the Child Protection Act 1999
  • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate is required in accordance with the Queensland Government Workers in a Healthcare Setting (COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements) Directive
  • Understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of the St Vincent de Pail Society Queensland and an ability to work in accordance with the policies and procedures to promote the values and mission of the Society.
  • Ready to apply? We can't wait to hear from you.

    You can submit your application via Seek or directly on our careers page!

    Having the right people in our team is important to us. Before joining our team, we'll undertake pre-employment checks including references, a police check and proof of qualifications/licences.


    We are committed to meaningful equity and diversity in our workforce. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is strongly encouraged. To be eligible for this position you must have an appropriate visa to work in Australia/New Zealand.