Senior Counsellor (Adolescents) & Supervisor Full Time Permanent
St Francis Social Services
Centre 360 Youth and Family Service is looking for a Senior Counselor and supervisor to join our growing counselling and case management team. People from diverse cultural background in particular Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.
The role aims to provide counselling, flexible and family-inclusive casework and/or a range of other counselling interventions to young people and families, to help them reach their goals, improve their wellbeing, and strengthen their relationships.
The applicant will supervise counsellors in developing their practice as well as contribute to the effective and cohesive running of the Centre.
The Centre 360 team is a group of passionate adolescent and family counsellors, who believe in the value and potential of all young people. We’re 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 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.
In addition, the Centre 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.
- Minimum 5 years post graduate experience in counselling, case management, psychology
- Must have post-graduation qualification in Social work, Psychology or Counselling/Psychotherapy
- Eligible for membership with PACFA, AASW, or the APS (membership itself not required)
- Demonstrated ability to engage and work with diverse young people and their families
- Experience in intake and client assessment
- Proven skills and experience in providing supervision
- Demonstration of knowledge about related clinical policies, legislations and implementation of mandatory reporting/responsibilities
- Full driver’s license
- Experience working flexibly with clients and their families
- Demonstrated skills in facilitating therapeutic group work
Immediate Start Preferred.
Successful applicants must also have or undergo a Working with Children Check and Police check.
SCHADS Level 6 Paypoint 1 + Super
4 Weeks annual leave
Generous benevolent institution salary packaging available.