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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 28508
Position Title Counsellor
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location PH Community Health - Rosebud, PH Community Health - Hastings
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•Develop your career with a variety of therapeutic work
• Supportive environment
• Salary packaging benefits

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Applications are sought from experienced counsellors who are either fully registered Psychologists with AHPRA, or Social Workers with counselling experience and eligibility for membership of the AASW. Knowledge of family violence and its impact is essential. >

Key responsibilities

Provide high quality counselling, casework and group work
Contribute positively to a team dedicated to innovation and excellence
Commit to ongoing staff development, clinical supervision and professional development that enhances the counselling service for the target population.
Work within policy frameworks and meet CH set targets

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria Essential: Psychologists require full registration with AHPRA
Essential: Eligibility for membership of either the AASW or APS
Essential: Demonstrated, substantive experience providing counselling/casework to adults, young people, children and families in a community setting.
Essential: Highly skilled in delivering evidence-based therapies, particularly in relation to young people and their families, high prevalence mental health disorders, and chronic health conditions.
Essential: Creativity and flexibility in adapting therapy to ensure the service is appropriate to clients from diverse cultural and social backgrounds.
Essential: Sound understanding of family violence and its impact on all family members.
Desirable: A post-graduate qualification in counseling, family therapy or equivalent
Contact Person Susan Dal Lago
Contact Number 0418787117
Alternate Contact Person Lidor Shay
Alternate Contact Number 0408508924
Closing Date 21/06/2021
Position Description Generalist Counsellor June 2021.pdf