Counsellor - Get Hired Fast

Counsellor - Get Hired Fast

The Australian Psychological Society Limited | victoria, VIC, AU

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Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Counsellor to join our exceptional team at The Australian Psychological Society Limited in Melbourne.
Growing your career as a Full Time Counsellor is a terrific opportunity to develop productive skills.
If you are strong in communication, people management and have the right personality for the job, then apply for the position of Counsellor at The Australian Psychological Society Limited today!

There are two positions available at a
HEP 7 classification,$90,891 - $98,385 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation
contribution, working 36.75 hours per week.
Position 1 - full time ongoing
role located in our City Tower and Sunshine campus
Position 2 – full time fixed term
role until 16 March 2023 is located at St Albans and Werribee campus
Friendly and professional team
Make a positive impact on the lives of our
students
Supervision and professional development
opportunities
Will expected to attend other campuses as
required.

About the Role
The overall purpose of the Counsellor
role is to provide confidential individual and group counselling, assessment
and – where appropriate – referral services to foster the personal, social and
educational transition and achievements of students.
Counsellors will provide individual
and group educative services to assist students to overcome obstacles such as
transition, uncertainty about the future, personal and family matters, and
study problems that may hinder their participation or performance in educational
activities

About the Person
You will hold full registration with the
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency: Psychology Board of
Australia (AHPRA); or be recognised as an Accredited Mental Health
Social Worker by the AASW.
You will have demonstrated significant
experience in the development and facilitation of individual and group
counselling and education programs, mental health promotion, and
workshops, preferably with adolescent or young people within either an
educational, clinical or community setting on an appointment or crisis
basis.
You will hold a recognised qualification in
Psychology or Social Work and have at least two years full-time
counselling experience post qualification.
A current (E) Employee Working with Children
Check is also mandatory for this role.

Please note:applications which
do not meet these criteria will not be considered.

Duties
Your duties will include:
Directly and professionally responsible for
the psychological and, at times, physical welfare of the clients. Assessing
client’s situations and depending on the severity, initiating the
application of crisis intervention and assessment skills.
Working with clients on a diverse range of
issues e.g. eating disorders, violence, anxiety, stress, relationship and
family related matters, assertiveness, grief and loss and in using a
variety of therapeutic approaches, particularly those which are brief in
nature.
Conducting professional duties in accordance
with the parameters of the code of ethics of the relevant professional association
(i.e. APS/AASW), Counselling Services Policies and Procedures, and
relevant State and Federal legislation.
Planning, developing, implementing and reviewing
programs/projects involving major change which may impact on other areas
of the institutions operations.
Developing and facilitating personal and
vocational group counselling and educative programs, mental health
promotions and workshops.
Conferring with the Senior Counsellor in order
to keep the Senior Counsellor advised of the operation, delivery and
effectiveness of such services and discussing specific projects or ideas
for service development and improvement.
High level independent decision making within
professional guidelines as well as collaborative decision making within
the team environment.
Consulting with other members of Student
Services, other VU staff and external organisations.

Benefits
Salary sacrifice options
Professional development opportunities
Flexible working arrangements available

How to apply
For a position description and to
submit an application please visit our ‘VU Careers’ website: https://fa-ercy-saasfaprod1.fa.ocs.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/10038/?utm_medium=jobshare
Applicants with experience working in
programs supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and gender diverse, Intersex,
Queer, Asexual and More (LGBTIQA+) people and their friends, families and
allies are encouraged to apply.
Applications must include:
A cover letter
Your CV
Your responses to the requirements listed
in "About the Person" section

Please note:Applications which
do not address the requirements will not be considered.
For further information relating to
the position or recruitment process, please contact Maxim Zervos, People &
Culture Officer by email atView email address on psychxchange.com.au.
Applications close 11:59pm on Wednesday
12 October, 2022.

Company Benefits:
? Learning opportunities
? Company offers career progression opportunities
? Attractive package