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Counsellor – Perinatal Mental Health

Womens Health & Family Services is seeking a suitably qualified Counsellor specialising in Perinatal Mental Health (PNMH) on a part time basis.

The position is for 3 days per week (45 hours per fortnight). The pay rate is pro-rata $82,774 to $86,529 P.A (dependent on experience and qualifications). The position offers flexible, family friendly working conditions, attractive salary sacrifice entitlements and superannuation in a dynamic, forward thinking organisation.

The position is a one year (12-month contract) with a possible extension.

Responsibilities will be to deliver a specialised clinical service targeting women with perinatal mental health issues, develop evidence-based programs and services to meet the needs of service users and work within the broader community sector to develop partnerships and collaborations to meet the diverse and complex needs of the client groups and to establish and implement integrated service models

The role includes:

  • Provide initial clinical assessments and individual counselling to women accessing the service.
  • Provide occasional outreach assessments and counselling.
  • Facilitate, evaluate and contribute to the ongoing development of therapeutic perinatal groups in conjunction with PNMH staff.

How to Apply:

Applications with a cover letter addressing the essential criteria, along with CV and nominated referees to be submitted by email with the job position title in the subject field to The HR Coordinator, Sarella Kessel at HR@whfs.org.au no later than Friday 29 January 2021 at 4:00pm and must contain the following documents:

  1. Letter of application;
  2. Resume; and
  3. Statement addressing Selection Criteria.

For confidential discussions regarding questions specific to this role please email Jude Berry jberry@whfs.org.au or telephone 6330 5400

It is the policy of WHFS that all employees undergo national criminal record screening.  The cost associated with the screening is the responsibility of the employee. 

Applicants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, CALD communities, disabilities, LGBQIT+ backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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