CASA Central Victoria
03 5441 0430
(Mon to Fri, 9am-5pm)
Sexual Assault Crisis Line
1800 806 292
all other times
CASA Central Victoria
03 5441 0430
(Mon to Fri, 9am-5pm)
Sexual Assault Crisis Line
1800 806 292
all other times

Counsellor/Advocate – REFOCUS Program

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced person to join the Centre Against Sexual Assault Central Victoria (CASACV) within the Children, Youth and Family Team to provide specialist counselling to children, young people and their families that have experienced sexual assault, and to support to their non-offending family or friends. The focus of this role is providing therapeutic services and intervention to children and young people who engage in harmful sexual behaviours within our REFOCUS Program. Located in Bendigo with travel and outreach requirements.

About You:

You will hold a tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Family Therapy, Counselling or related discipline and have an understanding of the gendered nature of violence, and the impact of trauma on children, young people and their families. You will have a sound understanding of the complexities of the service system, a demonstrated ability to provide therapeutic services including clinical assessment, treatment and advocacy. You will also participate in intake, conducting assessments and facilitating trauma-informed therapeutic group work.

About CASACV:

CASACV is a dynamic organisation offering a suite of specialist services to clients and community across the central Victoria region. We provide 24-hour crisis care support, therapeutic counselling, early intervention, professional education and training, and research. We provide outreach services across the Loddon region including a specialist services at Tarrengower Prison.

Why work for CASACV:

CASACV is a values-based organisation and employer of choice; we are committed to the wellbeing of our team members and we provide a number of complementary benefits to our staff, some of our benefits include:

Generous above award entitlements

  • Flexible and part time working arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Salary packaging

Health and wellbeing initiatives

  • Flu vaccinations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Weekly delivery of fruit
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Positive workplace culture

How to Apply:

Applicants must address the key selection criteria listed in the position description to be eligible. Please download and respond to the position description attached.

CASACV Children Youth & Families Counsellor Advocate HSB Focus

 

Please email applications to casacv@casacv.org.au