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Couple & Family Counsellor

Organisation : Relationships Australia NSW via Big Splash

Location : Sydney (Illawarra)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Client Services, Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Children, Families, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Leading Not-For-Profit Organisation
  • Part time role – working 3 days per week
  • Based in Illawarra
  • Salary packaging available

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Couple and Family Counsellor to provide quality couple and family therapy clinical work to clients consisting of – individuals, couples and families which may include children at our Illawarra Center based in Illawarra. This position promotes services to clients and external customers of the organisation, works as part of a team and contributes to program/service development. The primary tasks of the position are described in the job description.

This role is part time working 3 days a week, days of work are flexible and will be discussed with the successful candidate. Some after hours work is a requirement for this position.

About the role

It is expected that applicants for this position will have post-graduate qualifications and training in Relationship Counselling along with experience in working with complex, high needs couples and families. Experience working with vulnerable and disadvantaged clients and Aboriginal and Torres strait clients will be desirable. Eligibility for membership of an appropriate professional body is also required.

About the successful candidate

  • Degree qualified in Social Sciences or equivalent;
  • Post Graduate qualification and training in Relationship Counselling or equivalent with an understanding of the systemic approach;
  • Minimum 100 hours of clinically supervised face to face counselling experience with couples and/or with families;
  • Self-management and ability to work within the organisation’s ethical framework, policies and procedures;
  • Capacity to provide quality customer focused care.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Relationships Australia NSW via Big Splash

Relationships Australia NSW provides relationship support services for individuals, couples, families, and communities. We are a not-for-profit organisation with no religious affiliations. Our goal is to promote relationships that are safe, healthy and resilient.

How to apply for this role

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Candidates MUST apply online and answer the role selection criteria's. For more information about the role and to apply, click on the link below:


This role has no formal closing date, we will review applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

RANSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal Australians are encouraged to apply. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), we aim to drive greater equality by practical actions to increase employment opportunities, and build strong and respectful relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. RANSW's RAP can be found at: http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretchreconciliation-action-plan/

RANSW recognises the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to promote a supportive work environment and we have a strong focus on professional development. We offer a range of benefits including salary packaging that provides significant tax-free benefits.

Please quote in application: Couple & Family Counsellor via Pro Bono Australia.

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