We’re looking for people who can deal with crisis through equal measures of unconditional support and calmness. Someone who never judges, believes it is always the woman’s choice to make and is focused on how to empower, educate and support her so she can keep herself and her children safe.
Your new role:
You will provide services to support women, children and young people affected by a range of adversities and experiences including: domestic violence, attachment disruption, complex trauma, grief, loss, bullying and other wellbeing concerns.
You will support women and their children to overcome the effects of trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, grief and loss and other women’s health issues. Working in a multidisciplinary team, you will undertake an initial assessment; provide high quality counselling, psychotherapy, case work, and therapeutic group work.
We use a strengths based approach and an integrated service model which is embedded in the Benevolent Society Values.
You will have a solid understanding of domestic violence and the impact on women, children and the mother child relationship, attachment, trauma informed practice and feminist theory.
This is a part time maternity leave contract within our award winning Centre for Women's, Children's & Family Health.
The Benevolent Society considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW)
- Work within an integrated, holistic service model with a friendly, dynamic team
- A structured orientation & on-boarding experience
- We celebrate the best life moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
- Strong self care inc monthly accrued day off & the option to purchase additional leave
- Salary packaging, meals & entertainment card and discounted gym memberships available
You will be a Counsellor, Psychologist, or Social Worker with:
- Strong understanding of domestic violence, child development, attachment and complex trauma, child protection
- A trauma informed strengths based approach to working with clients, with the ability to provide outstanding service in a positive, respectful and culturally sensitive way
- Ideally with experience within a counselling setting or supporting people affected by DV
- Ability to provide outstanding service to our clients in a positive, respectful and culturally sensitive way
- Relevant tertiary (degree) qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Art Therapy or related field
Interested? Apply online today!
Call Catherine Bessant on 0411 547 738 to discuss the role in more detail.