Part time position with competitive salary and benefits – with the opportunity to work up to full time hours with another CatholicCare program
Available for immediate start
School Holidays break
Fortnightly supervision will be funded along with some professional development
Reporting to the Program Manager, you will be providing therapeutic counselling and/or group work around particular issues to primary school students and their families. In addition, support will be provided during and after a critical incident and liaising with other agencies and services where appropriate. The counsellor will be part of the Pastoral Care team at the schools.
There is also the opportunity to work additional hours as the SINC Social Worker, working with older people who have been referred to CatholicCare for Allied Health Services. This position has flexible hours which could be worked in addition to the School Counsellor role should you be looking for closer to full time hours. Social Work services may be delivered in the home of individuals, from CatholicCare office’s or hubs and in the community and may be delivered on an individuals or group basis. We are currently seeking a Student & Family Counsellor to provide therapeutic counselling to students and their families in the South Coast region. This position is 4 days per week (excluding school holidays) at Pambula & Bega and also includes an additional 2 days per term in Bombala.
CatholicCare is open to providing overnight accommodation should some travel be involved.
If you are seeking additional hours, there is also the opportunity to work 1 day a week as the SINC Social Worker, working with older people who have been referred to CatholicCare for Allied Health Services. Social Work services may be delivered in the home of individuals, from CatholicCare office’s or hubs and in the community and may be delivered on an individuals or group basis. This role will work primarily within the Bega area with the possibility of servicing surrounding areas.
The Role The counsellor is a member of the school’s pastoral care program and works with students, families and school staff to assist in the emotional, social and educational well-being of the students, their families and the school community. Your duties may include (but not be limited to):
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, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.
About us CatholicCare is a large welfare agency 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:
You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.
To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
To apply you must:
Closing Date: Until position is filled