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Counsellor - Family & Relationship Services - Alice Springs

Counsellor - Family & Relationship Services - Alice Springs (JO-2302-2895) Alice Springs, Australia

Salary: AUD88757.8 - AUD92775.8 per annum


  • $3000 Professional Development allowance pro rata
  • Up to $11,000 combined relocation assistance
  • 5 weeks annual leave with leave loading

Why Relationships Australia?

Relationships Australia Northern Territory (RA-NT) is a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation providing a broad range of services, for all members of the community regardless of religion, belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. Our clients are often dealing with complex and sensitive situations so we look for employees who are understanding, knowledgeable and genuinely care about the wellbeing of others.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary + 10% Super + Salary Sacrifice (up to $15,899 for tax free benefits and $2,650 p/a for entertainment benefits)
  • 10 days study leave
  • 5 weeks annual leave with leave loading
  • + 3 days extra leave between Christmas and New year
  • $3000 Professional Development allowance pro rata
  • $500 Wellbeing allowance + Wellness day off
  • Up to $11,000 combined for relocation assistance for eligible candidates

What’s the role?

  • Provide high quality clinical services to individuals, couples, families, and children
  • Deliver services that are appropriate, sensitive, and respectful for a diverse range of people from a variety of different backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Meet RA-NT’s targets for completing counselling sessions and other activities as per position requirements
  • Support the referral process when engaging with other community agencies and service providers
  • Co-facilitate relationship education courses as and when required
  • Promote RA-NT’s services where appropriate, through professional and community networking opportunities

Is this the right role for you?

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or equivalent
  • Eligibility ‘only’ for APS, AASW or other equivalent counsellor/therapist professional membership
  • A satisfactory Northern Territory working with children check and a satisfactory national criminal history check
  • Qualifications in couple and/or family therapy
  • Experience in delivering quality customer service to a diverse range of people, including but not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, LGBTIQ+ and people with disabilities

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056