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Organisation : Thorne Harbour Health

Location : Melbourne (Abbotsford; St Kilda)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Healthcare & Medical

Sector : LGBTIQ+, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 7 Dec, 2020

About the role

Thorne Harbour Health, Victoria’s largest provider of LGBTI health services is now recruiting for two additional, full time, appropriately qualified Counsellors to provide general counselling as part of our broader Therapeutic Services team. One position will be located in the Victorian Pride Centre in St Kilda and the other at our head office in Abbotsford. Clinically, you will have demonstrable skills and experience in delivering trauma-informed counselling, therapeutic group work and brief interventions. Knowledge of HIV, Hep C and sexual health is desirable as is a genuine interest in meeting the mental health needs of our diverse community.

Thorne Harbour Health offers a supportive team environment, regular clinical supervision, and the opportunity to develop your skills in working from an LGBTI affirming and sex positive framework.

For a detailed position description, including selection criteria, see attachments or visit

For further enquiries please contact: Jake Peterson, Team Leader, Counselling on 9865 6700.

Members of the LGBTI community, people living with HIV, those with lived experience of recovery from alcohol and other drug issues, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment is conditional on having a current Working With Children Card and a Police Check.

We offer generous salary packaging and a commitment to quality improvement and professional development.

Thorne Harbour Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



About the organisation

Organisation Name : Thorne Harbour Health

Thorne Harbour Health is a community-controlled LGBTI organisation, governed by our members, and working for our sex, sexuality and gender diverse communities.

For 35 years as the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC), the organisation led the Victorian community’s response to HIV and AIDS.  Our work has now moved beyond Victoria, and Thorne Harbour Health is responding to a broad range of issues. Thorne Harbour Health aims to improve the health, social and emotional well-being of LGBTI communities and those living with or affected by HIV, with a particular emphasis on bringing the HIV and AIDS epidemic to an end.

How to apply

Position Description : Counsellor PD Hoddle Nov 2020 FINAL
Additional Attachment : Counsellor PD VPC Nov 2020 FINAL
Written applications addressing the selection criteria and including a resume and the names and contact details of three professional referees should be sent to with the subject: 'Confidential recruitment: Counsellor application via Pro Bono Jobs'.

Please note your site preference, if you have one.

Applications close Monday, 7th December 2020.

Important: it is essential that applicants specifically address the selection criteria. Where selection criteria have not been addressed, applications will not be considered.

Please quote in application: Counsellor via Pro Bono Australia.



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