Skip to main content

  • 1 year contract 3 days per week
  • 42 hours per fortnight

The Gender Centre Inc: is a leading not-for-profit organisation supporting the transgender, gender diverse  and gender questioning people of NSW for the past 40 years. 

This position is responsible for the provision of specialist domestic and family violence counselling  

To be considered for this position, you will hold tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, and or a  Counselling degree and must possess experience in the domestic / family violence space. 

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and dedicated Counsellor with at least 3 to 4 years’ experience to  join a multi-disciplinary, dedicated team based in Marrickville to provide specialised DFV (Domestic Family  Violence) counselling to transgender, gender questioning and gender diverse people 

This position aims to improve the emotional, social and mental wellbeing of adults, young people, and their  families by providing: Trauma informed clinical interventions and responses. 

To be considered for this position you must have extensive clinical experience in providing crisis counselling,  interventions, complex risk assessments, and group work, to clients who have experienced domestic and family  violence, and hold current registration with an affiliated Peak Body (PACFA or ACA) 

About the Role  

Critical to this role will be your demonstrated counselling experience using a person-centred approach together  with other evidence-based therapeutic modalities. You will require knowledge in, domestic violence best practice  and suicide protocol and other risk identification tools and skills. 

You will be responsible for the provision of empathic person-centred counselling services to meet the needs of  our clients. The focus of the service is to improve the mental health and wellbeing of clients who have  experienced Domestic and Family Violence  

The Gender Centre supports flexible working arraignments to ensure a positive work-life balance


Applications CloseMarch 12, 2024
Job Board
Job CategoryPsychology & Counselling, Social Work
Job FieldLGBTIQ, Mental Health and Counselling
Employment BasisPart Time
LocationInner West Sydney

Download Position Description

Other Information

CLASSIFICATION: SACS Level 5 Pay point 1

SALARY: As per award

HOURS: 21 hours per week, with preparedness to work flexible hours in order to accommodate Client service provision and service events

How to Apply

To be considered for this position please ensure that you address each item all of the selection criteria in the Job  description as thoroughly as possible, Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be  considered for an interview and will be culled  

Please submit your application which should include your cover letter, your responses to the essential criteria  and your CV as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. Up until the closing  date. 

The successful applicant should be ready to start in early April 2024 and be required to undertake a training and  probationary period at the commencement of your employment. 

For any additional information regarding this position please contact Phinn Borg, Executive Director at 

Please email completed applications to Phinn Borg

Applications for this position close on 29th Feb 2024 

The Gender Centre

ContactPhinn Borg
Email address