Sexual Assault Support & Women's Health Counsellors

The Women's Centre North Queensland Serv ices Inc.
Northern QLD
Healthcare & Medical
Psychology, Counselling & Social Work
Full Time
Posted 16d ago

Permanent and Temporary Positions Available

If you would like to work for a highly recognised organisation in the human services industry with a supportive team of professional women, we are seeking your application.  There are a number of full-time permanent and temporary positions available for the positions of Sexual Assault Support Counsellors and Women’s Health Counsellors.

North Queensland Combined Women's Services Inc. also known as The Women's Centre, comprises a Sexual Assault Support Service, a Specialist Homelessness Service and a Women’s Health Service that provides counselling, group therapy, support and information, for women experiencing emotional and psychological distress and trauma.  The Sexual Assault Support Service is also an integral part of the recent initiative Sexual Assault Response Team, a collaboration with other services to provide a holistic wrap-around service to victims of sexual assault on a 24 hour basis. In addition the Women’s Centre operates a Social Enterprise to support women in the community, and improve their opportunity for employment.

Suitable applicants require social science, psychology, or social work tertiary level qualifications, skills and experience in the areas of sexual assault and domestic and family violence, counselling, mental health and advocacy is desirable.. It is a requirement of this position to participate in our 24 hour on-call roster as a part of a Sexual Assault Response Team.

The remuneration package:   15 days Personal Leave

                                       Above award Annual Leave

                                       Option to salary sacrifice

                                       Level 4 or Level 5 of the SCHCADS Award 2010

                                       (relative to qualifications and experience)

It is a genuine occupational requirement of this position that it be filled by a woman as permitted by, and arguable under Sections 25, 104 and 105 of The Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. First Nations and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse women are encouraged to apply.

To obtain a Position Description for the position, phone 07 4775 7555 [link removed] or email: [link removed],

To be considered, include an application letter addressing the selection criteria, a CV and two recent employer references. Please mark applications private and confidential and email as above or forward to:

The Secretary
North Queensland Combined Women's Services
118 Charles Street
Aitkenvale QId 4814.

Applications close 5pm on Monday, 21st June 2021.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

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