Women deserve to heal from trauma particularly domestic violence and be empowered to make positive safe and informed choices. We provide a dynamic service, collaborative with a holistic approach.
Your new role:
You will support women and their children working from feminist and attachment based framework 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 management, and therapeutic group work.
We use a trauma informed, strengths based approach and an integrated, wrap around service model.
Terms: Part time permanent role based in our Centre for Women’s, Children’s and Family Health in Campbelltown
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)
Some of the benefits we offer
- We support you to work flexibly; from home, other hubs or flexible hours
- We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation & mobile tools
- We celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
- Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available
- Novated leases & pool cars available
What you need to succeed?
You will be a Counsellor, Psychologist, Case Worker or Social Worker with:
- 3-5 years’ experience in counselling with children and families
- Experience supporting working with families affected by trauma, DV, mental health or other forms of adversity ideally in a counselling setting
- Experience working with women and children who have experienced domestic violence.
- Comprehensive understanding of attachment, trauma and domestic violence
- A trauma informed strengths based approach to working with clients
- A clear understanding of child protection issues and attachment and trauma based work.
- mandatory reporting responsibilities
- Excellent time management and organising skills to balance competing demands
- 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 Roweena Moffatt on 02 4633 3777 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 28 May 2018.