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NDIS Counsellor

Branch: Canberra

Allied Health Services – NDIS Counselling program

The counsellor will provide therapeutic and clinical support within the NDIS Program, with the possibility of providing Better Access counselling when required.

The Role

The role involves providing high quality clinical services to vulnerable and disadvantaged people within the community. Working within the NDIS program and at times providing therapeutic intervention within the Better Access counselling program.

Your duties include:

  • assessment, treatment, and evidence-based counselling across the lifespan with a wide range of presentations.

  • Complete administrative tasks including maintaining clinical records, writing relevant reports, data entry, ensuring service agreements are followed and other associated tasks.

If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives - we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers, helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas.

CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships, and collaboration.

Ideal person The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Full registration including one of the following:
1) Registration with APHRA as a psychologist, provisional, registered psychologists and clinical psychologists. 2) Accredited Mental Health Social Workers, registered with AASW 3) Mental Health endorsed Occupational Therapist.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience working with children, adolescents and/or adults.
  • Commitment to and proficiency delivering evidence-based practice.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and time management skills

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card

To Apply To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Please download the selection criteria:NDIS Clinician PD

Please send your applications to:

Closing Date: 10th June 2022

CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.