Psychologist / Social Worker / Counsellor- phone based

Location: Canberra
Area: All Canberra
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $50 - $65 per hour

abrs manages a team of professionals which supports individuals and families in the Dept. of Defence, nationally from Canberra. The position is working on a telephone helpline where you will provide 24/7 support for Defence personnel and their families who are requiring assistance for a range of issues.

This role has become available due to the growth of the team and service.
The role is based in Deakin, Canberra and has a high degree of complexity and issues which need assistance. You will;  
  • provide counselling and referral assistance to callers who will require your crisis intervention and risk assessment skills.
  • create detailed reports requiring high attention to detail.
  • have extremely varied shifts and you will be given the opportunity to undertake various projects during this contract.
  • work efficiently within a team of professionals , including debriefing and sharing knowledge in order to best support callers 
In order to be considered for this role you need to:
  • be degree qualified in Social Work, Psychology or Counselling (Human Services related degree/modules)
  • have demonstrated crisis intervention and risk assessment skills
  • possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) and demonstrated report writing skills.
  • be available for full time hours over 7 days on a long term contract (rosters done 3 months in advance)
  • be an Australia Citizen
Additional info :
The team is made up of 15 professionals who come from a range of backgrounds. You must be able to fit into a very supportive and friendly team who are self managed by debriefing and sharing knowledge with one another. The full time hours (average 5 shifts a week) are over 7 days, mornings and evenings. Rosters are released 3 months in advance in order for work life balance to be managed.
Penalty rates are paid for evening and weekend work

You will receive a high level of guidance from a very experienced management team and your skills will be developed in this role with regular supervision.

If you would like to speak further about the role please call Izzy Cristovao on 02 9218 2352

Contact: 0292182352
Date Posted: 06/11/2020 09:22 AM

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