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

Work with Us

Our aim is to reduce the impacts of sexual abuse on children and adults, and reduce the incidents of abuse within families and communities. We provide trauma informed specialist counselling, advocacy and support and our work encompasses research, education and raising community awareness of the nature of abuse, its impacts and how to prevent its occurrence.

Why work for CASACV?

CASACV is a values-based organisation and employer of choice. CASACV is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability and people who identify as LGBTIQA+. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles, Anti-Discriminatory Practice.

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)
  • Positive workplace culture

 All positions are subject to a satisfactory Police Check and valid Working with Children Check.

All CASACV employees abide by CASACV Code of Conduct, Policy and Procedures.

Positions Currently Available

Counsellor/Advocate – Children Youth and Families Team

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 Families 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. 

  • Location: Bendigo with outreach requirements.
  • Full time role (0.8 EFT considered)
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Ongoing role

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.

How to Apply:

Download and read the Position Description which outlines the key selection criteria.

Children, Youth and Families - Counsellor Advocate_Position Description

Applicants must address the key selection criteria listed in the position description to be eligible. 

Enquiries: San, Clinical Service Manager PH: 5441 0430

Please email CV, Letter of Introduction and response to key selection criteria to: Subject: Counsellor/Advocate – Children Youth and Families Team

Applications close: 9.00 am Monday 1 November 2021