Child and Family Counsellor

About UsRelationships Australia Queensland (RAQ) is a leading provider of relationship and family support services.  We believe healthy relationships are essential for the well-being of children, families and communities.  We are committed to offering the best possible counselling, mediation, education and support services, and are committed to social justice and inclusion. Find out more about our values, benefits and employee experience by watching this video!About the RoleWe are currently seeking applications for the permanent role of Child and Family Counsellor located at our Rockhampton venue. The role is on a part time basis, working 45 hours per fortnight. Workdays/hours will be negotiated with the successful applicant.The purpose of this position is to provide a range of specialist intervention and support to children, young people, and families through individual and group counselling and education programs.The key responsibilities of this position include:Provide appropriate counselling, referral and support to children, young people, and family members experiencing family separation, using a wide range of strategies including individual, group, family, and community-based interventions.Conduct client assessment and intake of client needs to make client appointments, provide relevant information and make appropriate referrals, and link to treatment planNetwork and develop collaborative relationships with relevant government organisations and community agencies to build community capacity, to successfully link children, young people to other support services within a case management model.The salary being offered is between $80,963.63 to $94,619.10 per annum pro rata, to be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus superannuation.About You To be successful in this position, you will haveAppropriate undergraduate qualifications in the social or behavioural sciences with post graduate qualifications highly regarded.A theoretical understanding of child development and associated issues as well as knowledge of the dynamics of domestic and family violence (DFV), and an understanding of DFV and child protection legislation and family law.Experience and theoretical knowledge of working therapeutically with clients in a variety of settings (e.g. individuals, couples, children, young people, families, groups), andExperience working with local networks and agenciesKnowledge of the principles of community development.What We Can Offer YouExcellent work-life balance and flexible working hoursAdditional annual leave over the Christmas period, annual leave loading and study leaveA supportive team environment and opportunity for professional developmentSalary packaging options available of up to $15,900, which will significantly increase the value of take-home payHow to ApplyTo apply, send us your resume and a cover letter, outlining your demonstrated experience in each area. Applications can be submitted by clicking the Apply Now!Please note that we will be reviewing applications as they’re received, so we encourage you to submit your application now!HR - PD - Child and Family Counsellor AUD Rockhampton 4700