Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for
individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in
Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a
community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious
affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of
religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural
background or economic circumstances.
Australia offer services in various locations around Australia that includes
counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and
community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State
and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR)
is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the
Relationships Australia Federation.
is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any
grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public
authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This
means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do
so, in all our decisions and conduct.
About the Role
The Commonwealth Government has funded
Relationships Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) until June 2022 to provide
counselling and support services for people with disabilities, their families,
carers and others affected by the Royal Commission into Violence,
Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disabilities. Our geographic
coverage will be the ACT, Riverina and the NSW South Coast. This role will initially focus on
establishing the new programme and providing ongoing leadership and
coordination of the clinical team and some direct service delivery.
be successful in this role, you are required to possess:
An appropriate tertiary qualification in psychology, counselling
or social work and membership or eligibility for membership of the relevant
Strong skills and experience in undertaking psychosocial
assessments, case planning and implementation and providing counselling.
A proven track record in leading and coordinating a clinical team.
An in-depth understanding of working with people with disabilities
and trauma informed and person centred practice.
For a full
list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description on our
and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply.
Salary & Benefits
salary on offer is in the range of $87,505.28to $91,424.74 per annum
plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI),
RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus
significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay. Successful
interstate candidates can expect reimbursement of relocation expenses.
to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to
generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during
annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.
apply, please send your resume with names of two work related referees and a
cover letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more
than half a page response under each criterion) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Clearly mention the location (Canberra or Wagga Wagga) that you
would like to be considered for in your cover letter. Applications that do not
address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting
position description with selection criteria can be downloaded from our