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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 22102
Position Title Generalist Counsellor
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Location PH Community Health - Rosebud
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Position Summary
An exciting opportunity exists for a Generalist Counsellor to work within the Community Health team. This is a part time permanent position of 45.6 hours per fortnight, located at the Rosebud Integrated Health Centre. Staff may be required to work across other Community Health sites to meet program needs. The work is varied with a mixture of individual and group work. Regular clinical support and a developed team structure are features of the role.

Applications are sought from experienced counsellors who are either fully registered Psychologists or Social Workers with eligibility for membership with the AASW. Knowledge of trauma intervention, including family violence, is essential.

Salary packaging benefits and a comprehensive clinical and non-clinical training and development program is available to all staff.

How to apply
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Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

Selection Criteria Essential: A relevant graduate qualification in social work or psychology
Essential: Eligibility for membership of either the AASW or APS. Psychologists also require full registration with AHPRA
Essential: Demonstrated, substantive experience and skills in the provision of counselling/casework to adults, young people, children
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 therapeutic strategies to ensure the service is appropriate to client
Contact Person Susan Dal Lago
Contact Number 0418787117
Closing Date 26/07/2017
Position Description Generalist Counsellor Rosebud 2 February 2017.pdf