Psychologist / Counsellor / Social Worker

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

abrs are looking to speak to Social Workers, Psychologists and Counsellors to work within an established and growing team in Canberra, ACT.

A supportive, self managed team is in place and growing due to increased service requirement.

The position is working on a telephone helpline where you will provide support to callers and their families who are requiring assistance for a range of issues. The helpline also work on projects, outgoing calls to conduct assessments and webinars in addition to incoming calls.

The role:

  • Provide counselling and referral assistance to callers in crisis and non crisis situations
  • Refer and provide options to your client
  • Create written in depth reports and conduct detailed assessments
  • Work in a team environment to provide a consistent and efficient service to every caller
  • Carry out outgoing welfare checks to clients and families
  • Work on projects as required from time to time such as webinars, skype calls and presentations 
  • Participate in team meetings, hand over and de briefing with colleagues
  • Contribute to a friendly, professional and work focused culture on a daily basis
Selection criteria:
  • Degree qualified in Social Work, Psychology or Counselling 
  • Demonstrate basic counselling skills are required but this could come from a variety of informal or formal roles you have held
  • Experience in phone based work is advantageous but not essential
  • Demonstrated crisis intervention and risk assessment skills
  • Possess excellent communication skills and demonstrated report writing skills.
  • Be an Australia Citizen
  • Have an openness to learning and sharing knowledge in a self managed team
If you would like to speak further about the role please call Izzy Cristovao on 02 9218 2352, this role is very unique and we understand that talking to someone may help you decide whether to apply!

Contact: 0292182352
Date Posted: 27/04/2021 10:51 AM

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