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CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn is seeking enthusiastic Counsellors to join their team in the ACT. This position is based in the ACT with 2-3 days per week work (between Monday to Wednesday) and looking to start immediately.


What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare’s employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option, free parking, and professional development in a family friendly environment.


About us

CatholicCare is a large welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.


Ideal person

The ideal person we are looking for has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work or Counselling,
  • Counselling experience or knowledge of counseling skills, particularly in relation to issues facing university students,
  • Ability to run wellbeing activities and present training sessions to student leaders,
  • Ability to liaise effectively with and provide consultation to college staff and to promote the service to the college community,
  • Ability to respond appropriately in crisis situations and to students presenting with complex issues
  • Ability to provide written and verbal reports; statistical data where needed
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility to work some after hours work


You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.


To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:

  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People Card


To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address each area above in a covering letter (no more than 2 pages).

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.


Please send your applications to: Jaclyn.dunkley@catholiccare.cg.org.au

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Selection criteria can be found in the position description located here: Position Description College Counsellor

Closing Date: Until position is filled

*Please note shortlisting and interviews will be ideally undertaken within two weeks of the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.