Social Worker / Counsellor

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast
Worktype: Contract
Salary: $55 - $65 per hour

The position is working on a telephone helpline where you will provide support for Defence personnel and their families who are requiring assistance for a range of issues.
The role is can be based in Deakin, Wagga or Nowra and has a high degree of complexity and issues which need assistance.

The role:
  • Provide counselling and referral assistance to callers who will require your crisis and no crisis intervention and risk assessment skills.
  • Carry out a range of assessments via the phone and skype
  • Create detailed written reports
  • Undertake various projects relating to a variety of Defence members
  • Refer callers to other services which would be best suited 
  • Work efficiently within a team of professionals , including debriefing and sharing knowledge in order to best support callers 
  • be degree qualified in Social Work, Psychology or Counselling (Human Services or Counselling related degree/modules)
  • have demonstrated crisis intervention and risk assessment skills
  • possess excellent communication skills and demonstrated report writing skills.
  • have a minimum of 2 years experience working with clients who have difficulties with Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Grief, Loss or Homelessness
  • be an Australia Citizen
  • A passion and motivated attitude to work

If you would like to speak further about the role please call Emer on 0403041020

Contact: 02 8570 8709
Date Posted: 06/10/2021 12:29 PM

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