This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, experienced and registered counsellor/psychologist (x 2) to join our Kew Centre for a new program being piloted in early 2018.
Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is a valued provider of specialist family services. Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couples, 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 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 Kew and Business Development, your responsibilities include effective, high quality and culturally sensitive counselling for individuals, couples and families.
In this position you will respond to a diverse range of counselling issues and mental health disorders including delivery of counselling services under the Medicare “Better Access” scheme and for clients seeking to claim a rebate on psychology extras with their private health insurer.
You will also need to be able to provide one or more of the following:
Skills, experience and qualifications
Based in our Kew centre you will contribute to the development of a new service offering by RAV. As such, there is the potential for the role to extend beyond the initial 6-month pilot period.
Our Kew centre is open three evenings a week and Saturdays. Depending on client demand and operational requirements you may be required to work evenings on a regular basis.
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 employees additional salary packaging and tax benefits.
RAV is a Public Benevolent Institution and EEO employer. RAV requires a satisfactory National Police and Working with Children Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.Download Full Job Description