Gambler's Help Therapeutic Counsellor

The Salvation Army

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 8/1/2020

Gambler#39;s Help Therapeutic Counsellor

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About Us

The Salvation Army is one of Australias largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly professional team of counsellors who:

Deliver high quality evidence based and person-centred counselling

Provide assessment and counselling to a wide range of clients (gamblers and affected others), with a broad range of presenting issues.

Utilise a range of frameworks and approaches including: Strength-based, Trauma Informed, Family and Child inclusive, Recovery-orientated, Cultural Safety, Harm-minimisation.

Undertake report writing and liaison with other service providers

Provide training, secondary consultation, co-counselling and other innovative and flexible responses to relevant services in the catchment area.

Reporting to the Gamblers Help Clinical Team Leader, you will be based at sites within the Inner North catchment area (Cities of Melbourne, Yarra, Money Valley and Moreland).

The Ideal Applicant Will Demonstrate

Minimum 2 year#39;s experience working therapeutically with a range of client presentations

Experience in delivering individual, couple, family and group counselling

Knowledge of addictive behaviour and intervention for people with addictive behaviours

Experience in providing training and working collaboratively with other services/sectors

Tertiary qualifications in psychology or social work or related disciplines are required. Applicants must be eligible for registration in accordance with the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009 or for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers or for membership of PACFA

As part of the position, the successful applicant will be required to work in an after-hours roster (1day a week 11:30am to 7:30pm).

The Salvation Army is a Child Safe Organisation. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check.

All applicants will also be required to undertake a mandatory National Police Check and be eligible to work in Australia.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Blanca Ramos Ruiz on +61 3 9653 3250.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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  • Caring for people
  • Creating faith pathways
  • Building healthy communities
  • Working for justice
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