Project Leader Counselling and Support Service, for people affected by Disability Royal Commission (DRC)
Relationships Australia - Canberra & Region
The Commonwealth Government has funded Relationships Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) until June 2022 to provide counselling and support services for people with disabilities, their families, carers and others affected by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disabilities. Our geographic coverage will be the ACT, Riverina and the NSW South Coast. This role will initially focus on establishing the new programme and providing ongoing leadership and coordination of the clinical team and some direct service delivery.
To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:
- An appropriate tertiary qualification in psychology, counselling or social work and membership or eligibility for membership of the relevant professional association.
- Strong skills and experience in undertaking psychosocial assessments, case planning and implementation and providing counselling.
- A proven track record in leading and coordinating a clinical team.
- An in-depth understanding of working with people with disabilities and trauma informed and person centred practice.
For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description attached.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.