We are seeking a candidate who is committed to working in the community sector who would use their significant experience to choose interventions that are most likely to bring about sustained positive change.
Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family and relationship services. Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couple, families, schools, workplaces and communities. Our objective is to relieve suffering, distress and helplessness and to enhance physical, social and emotional wellbeing. As a community-based, not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations, our services are for all members of the community, regardless of their religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. RAV provides services from 14 centres in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, and from additional outreach locations. The corporate support team is based in Camberwell.
About the role
Reporting to the Senior Manager - Western and working closely with the Sunshine team, your responsibilities will include the provision of high quality, culturally sensitive relationship counselling and therapy, including education programs to individuals, couples and families. Counsellors will have expertise in childhood development and family dynamics and be able to respond to a diverse range of issues: including trauma, violence and abuse, parenting concerns, stress and anxiety, separation and divorce and blended families.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
This role is based in our Family Services Provider centre in Sunshine. RAV centres may be open, depending on client demand and operational requirements, 1-2 nights per week or a Saturday morning. Depending upon the role and location, you will be required to work an evening each week or other working hours will be negotiated which may be outside of standard business hours, on a regular basis.
RAV requires all employees to undertake a satisfactory National and/or International Police Check (if applicable) and Working with Children Check prior to employment.
What we offer: You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on relevant qualifications and experience. RAV is an Employer of Choice in the community sector. RAV is a recognised public benevolent institution (PBI) and as such can offer to employees additional salary packaging and tax benefits.
RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.Download Full Job Description