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Counsellor, Men's Behaviour Change (Full time and Part time)

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Job Listing Date
6 Apr 2018
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Counsellor, Men's Behaviour Change (Full time and Part time)

Link Health and Community (Link HC) is a vibrant and fast-growing service providing a range of high quality community health and support programs including Dental Clinics, Medical practice, Allied Health and Counselling services.

Link HC’s Men’s Behavioural Change program is, co-facilitated with the No to Violence (NTV) and Family Safety Victoria (FSV) standards, aimed to engage with male clients to change violent behaviour through short to medium term counselling provision and casework delivery.

The applicant will require skills and experience to counsel men who have used violence against their partners and/or children, this will include casework management and group facilitation of the Men’s Behavioural Change program. 

Utilising your exceptional interpersonal communication skills and working within an integrated multidisciplinary team, you will have the capacity to;

  • create engaging relationships with the client group, other facilitators and stakeholders;
  • work within a risk assessment framework and meet practice guidelines; and
  • provide high quality short to medium term counselling and casework delivery.

Skills and Experience 

As a professional in your field, you will have;

  • A minimum Level 1 NTV qualification (preferred) and Post Graduate qualification in Counselling, Social Work, Family Therapy or equivalent.
  • A current registration with an accredited professional body relevant to the position.  
  • Demonstrated understanding of professional requirements under the Privacy Act.
  • Experience and ability to work with challenging and complex client groups including those from diverse backgrounds, CALD populations and mandated clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally competent, sensitive and respectful manner.
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competency using data management systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A language other than English is desirable but not preferred.
  • Mental Health First Aid Certificate or completion of ASSIST training is desirable.

The successful applicant will be required to meet compliance standards and undergo a National Police Check.

Visit http://www.linkhc.org.au/get-involved/careers/ to view the Position Description.

To apply please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your experience.

Link HC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a culturally diverse background and people with a lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia.

For further information please contact:
Deborah Bodsworth
e: dbodsworth@linkhc.org.au
t: 8822 8370

Link Health and Community (Link HC) is a vibrant and fast-growing service providing a range of high quality community health and support programs including Dental Clinics, Medical practice, Allied Health and Counselling services.

Link HC’s Men’s Behavioural Change program is, co-facilitated with the No to Violence (NTV) and Family Safety Victoria (FSV) standards, aimed to engage with male clients to change violent behaviour through short to medium term counselling provision and casework delivery.

The applicant will require skills and experience to counsel men who have used violence against their partners and/or children, this will include casework management and group facilitation of the Men’s Behavioural Change program. 

Utilising your exceptional interpersonal communication skills and working within an integrated multidisciplinary team, you will have the capacity to;

  • create engaging relationships with the client group, other facilitators and stakeholders;
  • work within a risk assessment framework and meet practice guidelines; and
  • provide high quality short to medium term counselling and casework delivery.

Skills and Experience 

As a professional in your field, you will have;

  • A minimum Level 1 NTV qualification (preferred) and Post Graduate qualification in Counselling, Social Work, Family Therapy or equivalent.
  • A current registration with an accredited professional body relevant to the position.  
  • Demonstrated understanding of professional requirements under the Privacy Act.
  • Experience and ability to work with challenging and complex client groups including those from diverse backgrounds, CALD populations and mandated clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a culturally competent, sensitive and respectful manner.
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competency using data management systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A language other than English is desirable but not preferred.
  • Mental Health First Aid Certificate or completion of ASSIST training is desirable.

The successful applicant will be required to meet compliance standards and undergo a National Police Check.

Visit http://www.linkhc.org.au/get-involved/careers/ to view the Position Description.

To apply please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your experience.

Link HC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We encourage all suitable applicants to apply. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a culturally diverse background and people with a lived experience of disability are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia.

For further information please contact:
Deborah Bodsworth
e: dbodsworth@linkhc.org.au
t: 8822 8370

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