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Job Number : 22705
Type and Location : Counselling / NSW - Other
Listed By : Murrumbidgee Local Health District on 12 Oct 2017
Sexual Assault Counsellor - Griffith Community and Mental Health

  • Relocation support for eligible candidates  
  • Full time and part time opportunities available
  • We are interested to speak with all candidates ranging from early career through to more experienced SAS professionals – we can provide support for those commencing their careers!


Location:  Griffith Community and Mental Health

About the role

Our Sexual Assault Counsellors at MLHD provide specialist clinical, supportive and advocacy services to victims of sexual assault (children, adolescents and adults) and their non- offending family members throughout assessment, counselling and legal proceedings. This role is also critical in the provision of a prevention service within the community of Griffith through consultation, training and in-services, community education, research and health promotion activities.

We are looking for candidates with the following: 


  • Degree in social work or psychology, or equivalent

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the impacts and dynamics of sexual assault and succesful experience in trauma informed counselling

  • Demonstrated successful experience in crisis intervention. This would include a demonstrated ability to effectively intervene, prioritise and manage crisis situations.

  • Demonstrated commitment to personal professional development, having sound knowledge of NSW Policies pertaining to Sexual Assault, Child Protection and Domestic Violence

    For a more comprehensive position description pleaseclick here


    What can we offer you?

  • Access to relocation assistance – for more information please contact the RDN on 02 4924 8000 quoting position number 420947

  • An interesting, challenging, yet supported role

  • Access to a fitness passport – with subsidised gym and pool memberships

  • Competitive salary and packaging provisions

  • Live, work and play in wonderful Griffith


Contact Details
Learn More

For more information please contact Katie Wright Acting Co-Clinical Leader, MLHD Sexual Assault Services 0358822925 or

To apply please visit and enter 420947

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