Staff Counsellor - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Job posted: 17/06/2024
Applications close: 14/07/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Part time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1801530

Reference: VG/1801530

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Looking to elevate your lifestyle? Join our warm and welcoming team at South West Healthcare! Located in the beautiful Great South Coast region, we provide a wide range of medical, surgical, and psychiatric services to over 110,000 residents. With 282 beds and various primary and community services, we're committed to holistic care. Warrnambool, our vibrant city, boasts excellent sports facilities, educational opportunities from preschool to university, and rich social and cultural amenities. Discover the award-winning foreshore promenade, a stunning 5.7km coastal path with breathtaking views from the breakwater to the Hopkins River mouth. Enjoy a fulfilling career and a vibrant life with us!

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy workplace for our valued employees. As part of this commitment, we offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a confidential counselling service that assists employees with personal and/or work-related issues affecting their health and wellbeing. Our internal EAP model, unique to SWH, has been highly valued by staff and the organisation for over 10 years.

This position is primarily based in Warrnambool but also provides responsive services across all SWH campuses. We are seeking applications from experienced, committed, and dynamic Social Workers, Psychologists, or Occupational Health Nurses to join our team and contribute to its future growth and development.

Position overview

  • Part-time, (48 hours per fortnight), On-going position
  • Based at Warrnambool campus with expectation of coverage across all South West Healthcare sites
  • Occupational Health Nurse, Social Worker, Psychologist welcome to apply with remuneration based on qualifications and experience up to equivalent of Social Work Grade 3

What you bring

  • Experienced clinician with a background in counselling
  • Strong appreciation for evidence-based counselling and coping strategies
  • Values compassion and confidentiality
  • Awareness of challenges created by organisational dynamics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated good judgment and effective work planning
  • Strong decision-making abilities
  • Solid understanding of organisational dynamics within the healthcare system.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday, 14 July 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

 Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026, or Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists And Psychologists) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025 or Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024. Classification will be dependent on skills and experience.

 The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

 Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Staff Counsellor - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Kerryn Anderson, Executive Director Primary and Co | Email: keanderson@swh.net.au phone: 03 5564 4165

Staff Counsellor - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)