Laurel House provides a range of trauma-informed, evidence based, therapeutic services to the victim-survivors of sexual assault. Our organisation is experiencing significant organisational growth, with recent changes including a refreshed Board of Management, new CEO and senior clinical team, and an enhanced clinical structure.
We are seeking a experienced and committed counselling professionals to become valued members of the Laurel House sexual assault counselling team.
DO YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING?
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counselling, or equivalent, from a recognised tertiary institution.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the impacts and dynamics of sexual assault and experience in trauma-informed counselling.
- Experience working with and counselling adults, young people and children who have been impacted by sexual assault and violence.
- Demonstrated experience in crisis intervention. This would include a demonstrated ability to effectively intervene, prioritise and manage crisis situations.
- Ability to quickly acquire a working knowledge of Tasmanian legislation and policies pertaining to sexual assault, child protection and family violence.
Our counsellors provide specialist clinical, support and advocacy services to victim-survivors of sexual assault and their non-offending family members and support people. They may also participate in outreach services and educational program delivery.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for the position of Sexual Assault Support Counsellor, you will need to submit:
- A cover letter;
- A short statement – addressing each of the selection criteria, no more than four pages in total;
- Your current Curriculum Vitae or Resume including the names and contact details of two referees who have a thorough knowledge of your work performance. These will be contacted only following your expressed permission.
Applications must be submitted by email to email@example.com, using the subject line: Sexual Assault Counsellor application.
All enquiries and applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
COB Wednesday 15th September 2021.