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Job Number : 32298
Type and Location : Counselling / NSW - Other
Listed By : Charles Sturt University on 13 Jan 2021
Student Counsellor
  • Utilise your counselling experience to contribute to student wellbeing
  • Vibrant regional location
  • Supportive team environment

The Role

  • Continuing, Part Time (21 hours per week)
  • Level 7 - $52,304 to $57,178 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

As a Student Counsellor, you will provide counselling services on a wide range of personal, academic, social and psychological issues that may impact a student’s academic performance. This includes individual counselling sessions delivered in-person, by phone or online, and that uses theoretically sound evidence-based approaches.

This position will be based in Bathurst however as part of the role you will be required to work at the Orange Campus at least one day per week. 

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree in psychology or social work
  • Full registration as a psychologist within Australia; or, membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) or eligibility
  • Demonstrated understanding of an inclusive approach to the provision of counselling services to meet the needs of students
  • Demonstrated high level of verbal and written communication skills

Application Requirements

In line with the Sustainable Futures Program and the change proposals underway, we would like to give continuing employees in positions that are proposed to be reduced or cease the first opportunity to apply for current vacancies across the University.

The recruitment for this position is open only to those continuing employees whose positions may potentially reduce or cease and who have the relevant skills and experience.

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) has oversight for leading and driving a student-centred culture across the Charles Sturt University student lifecycle, from awareness through to graduation and alumni.  The Portfolio supports the University's objectives to provide sector leading student recruitment and engagement practices, to ensure our students feel well supported on their learning journey whilst developing a lifelong connection to the Charles Sturt University community.  

The Portfolio includes the Divisions of Student Administration, Student Services, Marketing and Communication and the office of Advancement.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) is a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team. As such, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) also assists the Vice-Chancellor generally in providing positive leadership and management for the University.

The Office for Student Safety and Wellbeing is responsible for the implementation, coordination and evaluation of an enterprise wide approach to student safety, student critical incidents and a central point for student well-being. This Unit is the custodian of managing and investigating student misconduct allegations, critical incident processes, responses to disclosures and reports of sexual misconduct, assault and harassment and the overall care for students through disability, training, counselling and wellbeing. This Unit is the custodian of managing and investigating student misconduct allegations, critical incident processes, responses to disclosures and reports of sexual misconduct, assault and harassment and the overall care for students through disability, training, counselling and wellbeing services.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting: 

Melinda Green | Manager, Student Counselling and Safer Communities | mabdulrahim@csu.edu.au | Ph: 0419 496 304

Closing Date: 11 pm, 31 January 2021

Contact Details
Melinda Green

Manager, Student Counselling and Safer Communities

mabdulrahim@csu.edu.au

Ph: 0419 496 304



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