Mensline Counsellor, Brisbane, Dvconnect Limited

Published 2023-01-24
Expires 2023-02-24
ID #1360605528
250 AU$
Mensline Counsellor, Brisbane, Dvconnect Limited
Australia, Queensland, Brisbane,
Published January 24, 2023

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Mensline counsellor
Min. Salary: 250000000

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Part-time and casual opportunities available
Based in our Brisbane office - Inner City location close to public transport
About the Role

As a Mensline Counsellor you will be the primary point of contact for our male callers and will be responsible for making professional risk assessments that maximise the safety of clients, partners, children and families. 

You will:
Undertake assessments of the callers needs and take all reasonable action based on your assessments to respond to caller's needs
Provide information and referrals
Liaise with relevant service providers 
Provide Crisis Counselling support
Respond to police referrals
Shifts available between the hours of 8:30am-10pm Monday-Friday, weekend shifts also available on occasion to backfill leave. We are looking for applicants who are open to working both day and evening shifts.

What we’re looking for
A tertiary degree (of minimum 3 years duration) in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling or relevant field
Experience in the provision of professional counselling, advocacy, and related crisis work for men, preferably in the area of domestic violence
Experience in assessing indicators of whether the caller is a person who uses violence or one who is subjected to violence in his personal relationship, and demonstrated ability to respond appropriately to this assessment
Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to working from a strong gendered analysis of domestic and family violence
A clear understanding of how cultural difference can be addressed to maximize the appropriateness of any assistance provided
Knowledge and understanding of the Domestic and Family Violence Act 2012, Domestic Violence Orders and Child Protection Act 1999 (or ability to rapidly acquire)
Ability to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks, and demonstrated attention to detail
Sound IT and typing skills
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory background checks, including a National Police Check, Working with Children Check, referee checks and proof of eligibility to work in Australia and proof you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations. 

Why join DVConnect
Above Award conditions including paid parental leave, additional leave provisions; improved penalty rates and more generous long service leave provisions
Family friendly workplace
EAP support and Professional Supervision provided 
Competitive salary and benefits including generous salary packaging, meal and entertainment card and discount programs available
Opportunity for ongoing professional development
Interested? Apply online today!

If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button now! To apply please ensure that you:
Submit your resume and cover letter
Complete all application questions
Your resume should outline your work history and details of relevant qualifications
Your cover letter should detail why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience would be a good fit
If you would like more information about the position, please email [email protected]  or phone Danielle (People & Culture BP) on 0432 765 802. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of applying.

DVConnect is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive culture of opportunity. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, workers of all ages, people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTIQ.

DVConnect respectfully acknowledges and celebrates the traditional owners throughout Australia and pays its respects to elders, children and young people of past,current and future generations. We are committed to helping anyone experiencing domestic and family violence, and/or sexual violence. This includes the LGBTIQ+ community,children, pets and people of all ethnicities, religions, ages and physical abilities. Our core values are respect, safety, equality, empowerment and accountability.

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