Family Counsellor Full Time
St Francis Social Services
Centre 360 Youth and Family Service is looking for a family counsellor to join our growing family therapy team. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with diverse cultural background are encouraged to apply
The role aims to provide flexible and family-inclusive casework and/or a range of counselling interventions to young people and their families, to help them reach their goals and improve their wellbeing.
The successful applicant will also contribute to the effective and cohesive running of the Centre.
The Centre 360 team is a group of passionate adolescent and family counsellors from diverse backgrounds, who believe in the value and potential of all young people. We are committed to delivering high-quality therapeutic services to young people and their families and value systemic, strengths-based, trauma-informed, and evidence-based approaches to practice. We also emphasise the importance of therapeutic engagement and cultural competence in our work, and believe in the importance of the therapeutic relationship as a vehicle for change.
The Centre values flexible and creative ways of working with young people and their families, including outreach. We work to strengthen young people’s connection to their families and communities, enhance their wellbeing and resilience, and to help them achieve positive life outcomes such as good physical and mental health, healthy relationship skills, strong support networks, stable housing, employment, education, and training.
The Centre also places great value on its staff. We’re committed to fostering the wellbeing of all team members and offer flexible working hours to support work/life balance. We also believe in social justice and ensure our practices are inclusive of diverse cultures, genders, sexualities, family structures, and belief systems. The Centre cultivates a safe, just, and engaging workplace where professionals can do their best work and grow their skills and knowledge.