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Organisation : Carers Victoria

Location : Melbourne (Footscray)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Support Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 17 Feb, 2020

About the role

  • Attractive hourly rate + Above Award Salary
  • Part Time | 4 days a week | Fixed Term until June 30
  • Close to public transport


This role would ideally suit a counsellor wanting to expand their knowledge and practice skills delivering counselling to carers.  Focussing on the carers role and the impact their role has on their own life and emotional wellbeing.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Delivering allocated sessions of counselling to carers referred into Carers Victoria via the National Counselling For Carers Program (NCCP)
  • Potential to participate in group counselling work with other Carers Victoria counsellors



  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology or Community Development
  • Membership of an approved professional body (eg PACFA, ACA)
  • Demonstrated experience in client-based practice
  • An empathic understanding of carers and the varied challenges they face
  • An integrationist approach to delivering counselling to differing individuals
  • Well-developed engagement, listening and telephone counselling skills



  • Excellent work-life balance and family-friendly environment
  • An inclusive and caring team culture
  • Access to learning & development opportunities

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Carers Victoria

 Carers Victoria is the peak agency for unpaid carers, we are passionate about leading change and action to improve the lives of carers by representing and supporting them. We connect carers with a range of state-wide services including support services, counselling, advisory and carer education to help carers navigate the different challenges they may face. To see the work we do, click here

How to apply for this role

Position Description : PD_Carer_Counsellor_Nov_2016

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Counsellor via Pro Bono Australia.

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