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Women’s Safety Services SA 1800 RESPECT Trauma Specialists

Are you a qualified and experienced counsellor with a passion for trauma informed care with minimum 3 years full time equivalent experience?

Exciting opportunities exist for experienced trauma practitioners to provide therapeutic trauma services, based just outside the Adelaide CBD. The multiple positions are part of a dynamic women’s domestic and family violence service that offers a range of interventions to support people experiencing domestic and family violence. The 1800 RESPECT program provides therapeutic interventions for people seeking telephone and web-based support across Australia.

Counsellor Roles -casual positions

  • Multiple roles available
  • Must commit to participating in a roster system that provides 24/7 national coverage
  • Predominately late afternoon and overnight shifts available with 12-15% shift loading (start 2.45pm, 5.15pm 9.00pm finish, 11pm, 2am, 7am)
  • Must commit to participate in rotational shift arrangements as required
  • Limited morning shifts available (earliest start from 6.15am)
  • Shifts range from 5 to 7.5 hours in length and 10 hours for overnight shift
  • Must be available to work public holidays and weekends as per regular rostered hours
  • Provide national clearances as required by 1800 RESPECT

Applicants are to provide a cover letter and  address the job and person specification available on this website, complete the statuatory declaration also available on this website, provide a current resume with at least 2 referees and applications must be submitted through this website.   

Applications close at 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday the 12th March 2019.

Applications will be processed and considered upon receipt of delivery. 

Only applicants progressed to interview stage will be contacted. Previous applicants need not apply.

 For further information please contact Jodie Sloan Trauma Specialist Manager on 08 8152 9264 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Kathrine Cock, Executive Manager Crisis and Integrated Responses on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jody Koerner People and Culture Advisor on 8152 9268.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

 


 Download Job and Person Specification Below

WSSSA_1800RESPECT_Specialist_Trauma_Counsellor.pdf

 

 

 

The Domestic Violence Crisis Line has expanded to provide 24 hour phone support service for people experiencing domestic and family violence. We have part time or full time roles for experienced counsellors available to start immediately - City Fringe location in Adelaide.

DFV Counsellors will engage in coordinated approaches to assist in alleviating the effects of domestic, family and sexual violence by providing counselling, support and short-term crisis intervention to people that contact the service.

Successful applicants will hold a Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Social Sciences, Community Services, Human Services, Health Sciences and /or experience commensurate with the position. You will also be able to:

  • Work to a 24/7 roster
  • Have significant knowledge in the provision of telephone counselling and brief intervention casework utilising counselling skills and creative problem solving,
  • Able to work sensitively and empathetically with women from a diverse range of backgrounds and make sound professional assessments promptly and communicate these clearly,
  • Promote and implement quality service responses which are underpinned and informed by Women’s Safety Service SA values and delivery model

This position comes with an attractive package with the ability to salary sacrifice.

Interested applicants, please fully address the job and person specification, which is available on the Women's Safety Services website link below. Successful applicants may be contacted for interview during the recruitment period.

Applications that are not submitted via this website may not be considered.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 9.00 AM Monday the 4th March 2019

For further information please contact Jody Koerner on 08 8152 9268  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kathrine Cock on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DVCL_DFV_Counsellor_JD.docx

Job Application Form

Declaration

Women’s Safety Services SA requires that all applicants complete a declaration before their application can be further processed. Failure to complete the whole document or failure to fully disclose all requested information may result in your application being rejected. If information disclosed by you in this form is found to be inaccurate, then your application may be rejected. If you obtain a position with WSSSA in part on the strength of this application and information is found to be inaccurate, then you may face disciplinary action up to and including termination of your position. This declaration will need to be sworn or affirmed before a Justice of the Peace, a Commissioner for taking Affidavits (a legal practitioner) or a Proclaimed Police Officer before being submitted as part of your application.

 

Download Statutory Declaration Form

This means a sex-related offence or a crime, including sexual assault, Child pornography or an indecent act involving a child

Application Files and Additional Information

Please attach your cover letter, resume, your completed declaration and a document addressing the selection criteria. All declarations must be sworn or affirmed before a Justice of the Peace, a Commissioner for taking Affidavits (a legal practitioner) or a Proclaimed Police Officer before submitting. Maximum file size 2MB. Allowed formats DOC, DOCX, PDF, JPG, PNG.

You cannot complete your application if any of these documents are missing.

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Important Note

Please note that the Women’s Safety Services SA contact email is only supervised between 9AM-5PM, Monday to Friday, and you will not receive a response outside these times.

If you are in urgent need of assistance or are concerned for your safety, please call 000 or call our Domestic Violence Crisis Line on 1800 800 098 or 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)

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