Counsellor/Advocate G2 - CASA

Job posted: 15/04/2024
Applications close: 02/06/2024 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 18882

Reference: 18882

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

About the role
Grampians Health is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Social Worker for the role of Grade 2 Children and Young Person Counsellor/Advocate at the Ballarat Centre Against Sexual Assault. This is a permanent role of up to 64 hours per fortnight.

Primary clinical responsibilities include trauma-informed therapeutic treatment of children and young people exhibiting harmful sexual behaviours; contribution to the after-hours roster.

Sound knowledge and experience in undertaking psychosocial assessments, well developed communication skills and the ability to advocate and work collaboratively in the pursuit of client are required.  Experience in working in community and healthcare settings with an emphasis on sexual assault and family violence would be a highly regarded attribute.

You will enjoy a friendly and supportive place to work where there is a strong commitment to providing high quality evidence-based care.  There is excellent support and supervision from within the team at CASA.  Professional development is supported through regular in-service education, supervision in line with AASW requirements and the ability to attend continuing education where appropriate. Being part of a team that values leadership and excellence in service provision, you will work in first class facilities that maximises care, compassion, individual choice and quality outcomes for all clients and patients.

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply
Click APPLY or if you wish to discuss the role prior to applying, contact Katrina Bevelander, Operations Director CASA 5320 3933 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Counsellor/Advocate G2 - CASA

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Katrina Bevelander - 53203933

Counsellor/Advocate G2 - CASA