Employment

January 2020

Child & Family Counsellor

  • Leading Not-For-Profit organisation – Salary packaging available
  • Full or Part-time option available4 or 5 days per week position
  • Based in Parramatta

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Child and Family Counsellor for the RAPS Program (Resources for Adolescent and Parents) based in our Parramatta Centre

About us

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for differences and social inclusiveness.

Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Able to demonstrate practical and conceptual skills in providing family therapy to children, adolescents, and their families
  • Be part of a dedicated team who deliver quality services to children, adolescents and/or with families, including some after-hours work

Who we are looking for?

The successful candidate must be available to work after hours and on Saturdays when required. Your qualifications, skills, and experience will include:

  • Degree qualified in Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Post Graduate qualification and training in Relationship Counselling or equivalent with an understanding of the systemic approach
  • Minimum 100 hours of clinically supervised face to face counselling experience with children and/or with families
  • Self-management and ability to work within the organisation’s ethical framework; policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team
  • Efficient administrative skills including the use of databases for communication, evaluation and data collection
  • Capacity to provide quality customer-focused care

How to Apply

Please apply online ensuring that you provide us with your most recent resume and address the selection criteria. For more information about the role including a copy of the job description and details on how to apply, visit the link below:

https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW448

This role has will close on Saturday 8 February 2020.

RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and recognises the importance of attracting the right people for the right job. Candidates are selected in accordance with pre-determined selection criteria.

Australia’s First Peoples

RANSW is committed to creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. This is a core part of our Reconciliation Action Plan. Australia’s First Peoples are encouraged to apply for this role. RANSW’s RAP can be found at http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretch-reconciliation-action-plan/

Diversity and Inclusion statement

RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and recognises the importance of attracting the right people for the right job. We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our team and encourage applications from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTQI+ community, people living with disability/ies, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. In the interests of gender diversity, we encourage men to apply.

Team Leader – Counselling

  • Work for a leading NFP – Salary packaging available
  • Part-time Senior position – 4 days per week
  • Based in Parramatta

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for differences and social inclusiveness.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced Counselling professional to join the Parramatta Centre as Team Leader – Counselling. The primary function of the role is to provide supervision and leadership in the program area, as well as providing direct service where required. The role is situated between the manager and front line clinical and administrative staff.

About the role:

The role requires well-developed practice and clinical supervisory skills, as well as flexibility, initiative, coordination, and organisational skills. Team Leaders may have both Program and Centre responsibilities managing the organisational interface with clients and external customers and ensuring the provision of quality services through support, supervision and facilitating team functioning and performance. To be successful in this role, you will have well-developed practice and clinical supervisory skills, as well as flexibility, initiative, coordination, and organisational skills. Some of your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Ensuring high-quality services are provided to clients through support and leadership for the team;
  • Collaborating with colleagues as part of the local leadership group;
  • Providing effective case consultation and clinical supervision including critical incident de-briefing and triage of complex case when escalated;
  • Preparation of reports and analysis as required;
  • Working closely with stakeholders to develop and improve staff practice;
  • Ensuring the Counselling program at Parramatta remains relevant and well connected, with other services within and outside the organisation; Maintain client caseload as per Centre requirements;

You’ll need to have:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications in the human services area (e.g. social work, psychology), or other relevant qualifications
  • Qualification or demonstrated competencies in supervision, couple or family therapy, counselling, group work, psychotherapy, case management
  • Five years’ experience full time as a child and family counsellor, couple or family therapist or 2500 hours of supervised clinical practice in counselling
  • Demonstrated skills, experience, and training as a clinical supervisor, giving/receiving live group work supervision
  • Demonstrated competence and understanding of working within a trauma-informed framework
  • Demonstrated competency in use of technology (including Microsoft Office programs)
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering quality customer service to internal/external customers

How to Apply

Candidates MUST apply online and answer the role selection criteria. For more information about the role and details on how to apply, visit the link below:

https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW473

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON THURSDAY 31 JANUARY 2019, 9.30PM

RANSW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal Australians are encouraged to apply. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), we aim to drive greater equality by practical actions to increase employment opportunities, and build strong and respectful relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. RANSW’s RAP can be found at: http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretch-reconciliation-action-plan/

RANSW recognises the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to promote a supportive work environment and we have a strong focus on professional development. We offer a range of benefits including salary packaging that provides significant tax-free benefits.

November 2019

Clinical Family Therapist – Vic

Clinical Family Therapist

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $90,835 – $93,960 plus superannuation (negotiable depending on skills, qualifications and experience)
  • Frankston, with some travel to other Family Life sites

The position
The position provides centre based and outreach services to address the effects of ongoing exposure to family violence, and assist families to achieve safety and stability.

The Clinical Family Therapist works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver evidence-based, trauma informed services to women, children and their families impacted by family violence and support the innovation of service responses and sector reform.

A day in the life of this position includes: delivering dyadic, attachment-focused therapy for children and their mothers affected by family violence, undertaking case management of clients, supporting co-workers with their cases, undertaking outreach work, and engaging with partners to develop innovative approaches to service delivery.

Why apply?
This is a great opportunity for an experienced, passionate Clinical Family Therapist to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable families affected by family violence to join the Family Life team.

How to Apply
For a further details on how to apply and to view a full position description please click here.

For further information regarding the position please contact Amanda, Manager Strength 2 Strength on (03) 8599 5433.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the position criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Police Records Check.

October 2019

RANSW Child & Family Counsellor

Child & Family Counsellor

  • Leading Not-For-Profit organisation
  • 2 x part-time roles available – Based in Parramatta
  • 4 days per week positions
  • Salary packaging available

We are seeking two suitably qualified and experienced Child and Family Counsellors for the RAPS Program (Resources for Adolescent and Parents) based in our Parramatta Centre

About us

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for differences and social inclusiveness.

About the role – Some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Able to demonstrate practical and conceptual skills in providing family therapy to children, adolescents, and their families
  • Be part of a dedicated team who deliver quality services to children, adolescents and/or with families, including some after-hours work

Who we are looking for?

We have two part-time positions available working 4 days per week based in Parramatta. The successful candidate must be available to work after hours and on Saturdays when required. Your qualifications, skills, and experience will include:

  • Degree qualified in Social Sciences or equivalent
  • Post Graduate qualification and training in Relationship Counselling or equivalent with an understanding of the systemic approach
  • Minimum 100 hours of clinically supervised face to face counselling experience with children and/or with families
  • Self-management and ability to work within the organisation’s ethical framework; policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team
  • Efficient administrative skills including the use of information technology and databases for communication, evaluation and data collection
  • Capacity to provide quality customer-focused care

How to Apply

There are several non-salary benefits including salary packaging that have been designed to assist in our personal and career growth and wellbeing.

Please apply online ensuring that you provide us with your most recent resume and address the selection criteria. For more information about the role including a copy of the job description and details on how to apply, visit the link below:

https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW448

RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. For full disclosure of our statement please visit our webpage: https://www.relationships.org.au/

This role has no formal closing date, we will review applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

RANSW Practice Specialist – Counselling

Practice Specialist – Counselling

  • Work for a leading Not-For-Profit Organisation
  • Senior practitioner role with a dynamic, innovative team!
  • Full time Position
  • Based in Head Office, Macquarie Park

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced Practice Specialist – Counselling to join our Practice, Quality and Innovation Division as based in Macquarie Park.

About us

RANSW provides relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities. We are a not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our goal is to promote relationships that are safe, healthy and resilient.

About the role

The position works to ensure that RANSW has a brand and reputation for excellence in the implementation, supervision and development of therapeutic services. This includes couple and family therapy and therapeutic work with children and young people.

Along with other practice leaders and practice specialists, some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Leading and developing Therapeutic Services, in particular child inclusive practice and family therapy;
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement and innovation;
  • Ensuring the high quality and compliance of client services in individual, couple, child and family therapy;
  • Providing professional support and quality assurance through supervision of Supervisors (SOS);
  • Working collaboratively with Managers to enhance the program to ensure excellent practice in their Centres;
  • Ensuring policies and procedures reflect best practice and legislation;
  • Providing training and supervision for internal and external training courses;

Who we are looking for?

This role is a full time position working 5 days a week. The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualifications in Psychology, Social Work, Social Science, Welfare or related discipline, ideally to post graduate level;
  • Post graduate qualifications in therapeutic practice incorporating a range of modalities and interventions;
  • Supervision training and 3 – 5 year experience in providing clinical supervision;
  • Extensive expertise and demonstrated competency across a range of client services, most particularly child, couple and family therapy;
  • Proven ability to lead and influence staff and stakeholders, with confidence and inclusivity in the workplace.

How to Apply

We enjoy salary packaging and a number of non-salary benefits that have been designed to assist in our personal and career growth and wellbeing.

Please apply online ensuring that you provide us with your most recent resume and address the selection criteria

For more information about the role and details on how to apply, visit the link below:

https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW444

June 2019

Relationship Educator – NSW

  • Leading Not-For-Profit Organisation
  • A fantastic opportunity to join the existing team of Relationship Educator/Group Facilitator
  • Casual employment opportunity based in Penrith

Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) believes everyone is entitled to positive, supportive and healthy relationships. Our work is centred on building strong family relationships and community connections. As a leading independent non-profit organisation, we focus on those in greatest need, and we conduct our work with respect for difference and social inclusiveness.

An exciting opportunity currently exists to join the Penrith Centre as Relationship Educator.

This successful applicant will have a sound understanding of issues affecting couples, families and children including family safety;

This is a casual role and work is dependent upon the group schedule set each term. The successful candidate may be required to work outside of normal office hours (i.e. after 5pm and Saturdays).

About the role

Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • To provide quality client service in Relationship Education Group work programs;
  • Able to manage complex, challenging client situations including domestic violence, men’s violence and children;
  • Able to engage with the LGBTIQ+, CaLD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities;
  • To work as part of a team to develop the Relationship Education program and courses;
  • To actively promote Relationship Education services within RANSW’s integrated service provision model.

About the successful candidates

This is a casual position and the qualifications, skills and experience will include:

  • Relevant qualifications in counselling, psychology, social work, health promotion, adult education, community welfare or similar field (minimum Diploma level) including group work training;
  • Experience responding to domestic violence and to identify and assess risk for all family members;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the complexities of family relationships and the impact of issues affecting couples, families and children including family safety;
  • Willingness to participate in clinical supervision and professional development to improve practice and co-leaderships;
  • Ability to relate to a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds.

How to Apply

We enjoy salary packaging and a number of non-salary benefits that have been designed to assist in our personal and career growth and wellbeing.

Click on the link below to get more information and to apply: https://ransw1.applynow.net.au/jobs/RANSW413

RANSW is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and recognises the importance of attracting the right people for the right job. Candidates are selected in accordance with pre-determined selection criteria.

RANSW is committed to creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this is a core part of our Reconciliation Action Plan. Australia’s First Peoples are encouraged to apply for this role. RANSW’s RAP can be found at:

http://www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/about-us/stretch-reconciliation-action-plan/

This role has no formal closing date, we will review applications as they are received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.