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Trainer Counselling Services

Organisation : Uniting

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services

Salary type : Other

Application closing date : 6 Aug, 2021

About the role


  • Leading Community Services Organization
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Permanent Part time role 0.8 FTE
  • Prahran Location


About the opportunity

Uniting operates Lifeline centres in Ballarat and Melbourne. Lifeline’s national crisis support services are provided by thousands of volunteers and hundreds of paid staff across Australia. The 13 11 14 crisis line, particularly, provides crisis support and suicide prevention services to individuals around the country who are in distress and may be thinking about suicide.

The Trainer is responsible for developing and delivering training, as per Lifeline Australia’s processes and procedures, for volunteers interested in becoming Crisis Supporters at Lifeline Melbourne.


You can view the full position description here.


About you

We are looking for a trainer with demonstrated training experience and group facilitation. Knowledge of telephone counselling environment and/or crisis support is essential. As a Lifeline Trainer, you will have the ability to be non-judgmental, supportive ad maintain professional boundaries. Your ability to relate to Crisis supporters from diverse age groups and backgrounds and your demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, building and promoting a positive and collaborative workplace are key to this role.


Please note to be considered in this role, you need a Cert IV in Training and Assessment, as well as Tertiary qualifications in in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or equivalent social/behavioural sciences.


How to apply

If this sounds like you, find out more or apply today. Please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Cover Letter (Addressing the core selection criteria)
  • Current Resume


Applications closes on 6 August 2021


Get in touch


If you would like more information on this position, please contact Fiorella Mendoza  or on 0466 793 571


About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

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Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and relevant Working with Children Check in your State prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.


Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability. 

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Uniting

How to apply

Please click on the apply now button for further details.

Please quote in application: Trainer Counselling Services via Pro Bono Australia.


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