Family/Relationship Counsellor – Relationships Australia (JO-2202-2422) Darwin, Australia

Salary: AUD84850 - AUD92703 per annum


  • Relocation Assistance available
  • Competitive salary and employment packages are on offer dependant on experience
  • Salary Packaging up to $15,899 per annum

Why Relationships Australia NT?
Relationships Australia NT is a Darwin community-based, not-for-profit organisation that provide a range of counselling and mediation services to individuals, families and communities throughout the Northern Territory. Relationships Australia NT is currently looking for an experienced Counsellor to provide high quality trauma informed counselling and casework for those affected by, or engaged with, the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.

What’s in it for you?

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging up to $15,899 per annum
  • 5 Weeks Annual Leave per annum pro rata
  • Rewarding and positive work environment.

What’s the role?
Duties include:

  • Provide high quality ongoing counselling (and where applicable relationship education services) to individuals, couples, families and children
  • Deliver services that are appropriate for people of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities, in a culturally sensitive and respectful way
  • Clinical sessions to be recorded and submitted as part of individual supervision and/or to Group Supervision and/or arranging for supervisor to sit in on client sessions
  • Maintain professional development via accessing in-service training and other professional training opportunities.
  • Ensure confidential case notes and data management is maintained within the Client Information System
  • Support the referral process when engaging with other community agencies and service providers
  • Co-facilitate relationship education courses as and when required.

Is this the right role for you?
Not limited to but before you apply, we need you to have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work or other relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience in counselling, group work and assisting individuals, couples, families and children across a broad range of issues including experience in the provision of services to those from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Knowledge of current theory and practice relating to relationship counselling including the impact of Family and Domestic Violence
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, with a wide range of people
  • Experience of working as a member of a team, fostering the confidence and co-operation of others, and a commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrated competence in computer applications including word processing, use of data bases, electronic diary, email and web searches
  • Ochre Card and National Criminal History Check required.

If you are an experienced Counsellor seeking change or career development with an established and dedicated Darwin based company apply today by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ link. Alternatively, If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity or to find out other opportunities within the Allied Health Industry in the Northern Territory like this, please contact Brie Culph on 08 8982 1056 for a confidential discussion.

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