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Telephone & Online Counsellors

 

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia (R&DVSA) is committed to upholding the rights of all to live in a just and equitable society that is free of violence.  The organisation provides services nationally in the area of sexual assault, domestic and family violence.

R&DVSA has a team of over 100 employees working in the areas of clinical practice, research and training and has an annual turnover of 10 million dollar turnover which is growing due to the Australian National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010‐2022.

The Role

You will work as part of our telephone and online counselling team to provide telephone and online counselling to those whose lives have been impacted by sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

R&DVSA holds an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female telephone and online counsellors.


Position Description

Selection Criteria Form (please click here)

Shift Preference Form

Salary and Benefits

  • Multiple positions offering part-time and full time hours
  • Competitive base annual salary $76,000 - $120,000 pa based on 9 shifts a fortnight depending on applicable penalty rates plus superannuation and access to generous NFP tax concessions (specifically, a salary packaging scheme offering up to $15,899.94 of your salary tax free)
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Generous training and professional development opportunities
  • Innovative award winning vicarious trauma management plan
  • Five weeks annual leave
  • Opportunities for career progression

Duties

  • Provide focused, compassionate and ethical counselling
  • Develop, implement, and monitor individual therapeutic plans
  • Advocate for clients and assist accessing services/ supports
  • Negotiate and maintain interagency clinical care plans
  • Access debrief/handover

Skills and experience

  • Incorporate feminist perspectives in counselling frameworks
  • Understand causes and consequences of sexual assault & DV
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or counselling.
  • Significant relevant counselling experience

Culture

Experienced counsellors choose to align their careers with R&DVSA because we acknowledge vicarious trauma is a WHS hazard which results from interaction with trauma content. In response, we have developed a NSW Workcover award winning multi-pronged approach tailored for each individual.

Benefits

  • Generous training and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible shifts (24/7)
  • Car parking on site

Location

Currently located in Sydney's inner west, with a possible move to another Sydney location in 2016.

Application and Orientation Information

To apply, please email  a copy of your resume, completed selection criteria form and completed shift preference form  to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au by 9am Monday 25 July 2016, Australian eastern standard time.

We will acknowledge all complete applications received. Please note that the selection criteria document forms an important part of the selection process, and applications that do not attach this document cannot be accepted and will not be acknowledged.

R&DVSA holds an exemption under the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female staff.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

Face to face interviews will be held in Sydney the week commencing Monday 8 August 2016. Those successful in gaining a face to face interview will be advised by Friday 5 August 2016. Others will be advised at the end of the recruitment process.

Orientation/training is paid, commences Wednesday 14 September 2016 (weekdays only, between 8:30am and 5pm ). All applicants must be available to attend all orientation dates.

 

Clinical Consultations Coordinator

 (4 days per week for 12 months)

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia (R&DVSA) is committed to upholding the rights of all to live in a just and equitable society that is free of violence.  The organisation provides services nationally in the area of sexual assault, domestic and family violence

R&DVSA has a team of over 100 employees working in the areas of clinical practice, research and training and has an annual turnover of 10 million dollar turnover which is growing due to the Australian National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 20102022

The Role

The Clinical Consultations Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the daily operations of organisation’s clinical consultation business including the promotion of consultation packages to new and existing clients; consumer liaison and negotiation, relationship management, project management and income generation through development of new and existing business in conjunction with the Research and Consultations Manager

Position Description

Selection Criteria Form (please click here)

 

Salary and Benefits

  • A competitive hourly rate of $49.05 plus employer's contribution to superannuation, four weeks annual leave, access to Time In Lieu, annual leave loading and access to generous NFP tax concessions (specifically, a salary packaging scheme offering up to $15,899.94 of your salary tax free)
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Positive working environment which fosters collaboration and team work
  • Generous training and professional development opportunities
  • An innovative award vicarious trauma management plan

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

Essential

  • Minimum bachelor level qualifications in psychology, social work or business
  • Commitment to and understanding of the provision of services from a feminist perspective
  • Proven track record in reaching revenue targets in a business, fundraising, partnership development and/or consulting environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of the challenges faced by trauma workforces.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective high level working relationships across a diverse range of business, government, staff and clients.
  • Demonstrated highly developed negotiation, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage competing projects whilst delivering the required outcomes to a standard of excellence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, presentation skills and competence in the use of the suite of Microsoft Office products

Desirable

  •  Experience in the community sector and or work with social enterprises
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care and the risks associated with vicarious trauma
  • Extensive knowledge of and networks across the government and community sectors.

Location

Currently located in Sydney's inner west, with a possible move to another Sydney location in 2016

Application Information

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and completed selection criteria form to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au by Monday 25th July, 2016, Australian Eastern Standard Time. We will acknowledge all complete applications received. Please note that the selection criteria document forms an important part of the selection process, and applications that do not attach this document cannot be accepted and will not be acknowledged.

 R&DVSA holds an exemption under the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female staff.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

 

Senior Research Officer

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia (R&DVSA) is committed to upholding the rights of all to live in a just and equitable society that is free of violence.  The organisation provides services nationally in the area of sexual assault, domestic and family violence

R&DVSA has a team of over 100 employees working in the areas of clinical practice, research and training and has an annual turnover of 10 million dollar turnover which is growing due to the Australian National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010‐2022

The Role

The Senior Research Officer will provide high level research input and support to the organisation’s research programs.

 

Position Description

Selection Criteria Form (please click here)

 

Salary and Benefits

  • A competitive hourly rate of $49.05 plus employer's contribution to superannuation, four weeks annual leave, access to Time In Lieu, annual leave loading and access to generous NFP tax concessions (specifically, a salary packaging scheme offering up to $15,899.94 of your salary tax free)
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Positive working environment which fosters collaboration and team work
  • Generous training and professional development opportunities
  • An innovative award vicarious trauma management plan

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

Essential

  • A minimum 4 year qualification in psychological, behavioural or social sciences and a minimum 3 years experience in conducting research programs
  • Detailed understanding of the causes of consequences of sexual assault, domestic and family violence
  • Demonstrated experience with the implementation of clinical research models
  • Demonstrated ability to design and conduct qualitative and quantitative research in clinical fields
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, analyse and interpret high volumes of clinical data
  • Demonstrated ability to present research programs and findings in a meaningful way for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience with undertaking literature searches and reviews, and maintaining bibliographic databases
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with an attention to detail.
  • High level computer literacy.

Desirable

  • Experience in the community sector
  • Counselling experience

Location

Currently located in Sydney's inner west, with a possible move to another Sydney location in 2016

Application Information

To apply, please email a copy of your resume and completed selection criteria form to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au by Monday 25th July, 2016, Australian Eastern Standard Time. We will acknowledge all complete applications received. Please note that the selection criteria document forms an important part of the selection process, and applications that do not attach this document cannot be accepted and will not be acknowledged.

 R&DVSA holds an exemption under the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female staff.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.


 

Psychologist/ Social Worker/ Counsellor


Albury

Opportunity to work with the leaders in trauma counselling


  • Offering a wide range of training and professional development
  • Offering an innovative Vicarious Trauma management plan
  • Competitive salary with options for salary packaging
  • Part time employment (1 day per week - Thursdays)

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia (R&DVSA) is committed to upholding the rights of all to live in a socially just and equitable society and the right of all people to live free of violence.  The organisation provides services nationally in the area of sexual assault, domestic and family violence.

R&DVSA has a team of over 100 employees working in the areas of clinical practice, research and training and has an annual turnover of 10 million dollar turnover which is growing due to the Australian National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010‐2022.

The Role

The position of counsellor will work as part of the counselling team to provide ongoing face to face counselling to women who have experienced sexual assault in childhood. This position demands the highest levels of professionalism, ethical behaviour and an awareness of multiple factors which will influence the individual client’s responses to both the trauma and the counselling provided.

 

R&DVSA holds an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female counsellors.

 

Position Description

Selection Criteria Form (please click here)


Salary and Benefits

  • Commencing hourly rate $42.87 plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.  Pending a successful six-month probationary period, an offer of permanency will include an hourly rate increase to $46.34
  • Access to generous NFP tax concessions (specifically, a salary packaging scheme)
  • Innovative award winning Vicarious Trauma management plan
  • Generous training and professional development opportunities
  • Positive working environment that fosters collaboration and team work

 Duties

  • Provide focused, compassionate and ethical counselling
  • Develop, implement, and monitor individual therapeutic plans
  • Advocate for clients and assist accessing services/ supports
  • Negotiate and maintain interagency clinical care plans
  • Access debrief/handover

Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Demonstrated:

o   Commitment to the provision of excellence in counselling service provision;

o   Ability to incorporate feminist perspectives within counselling frameworks;

o   Detailed understanding of the causes and consequences of sexual assault, family and domestic violence; and

o   A minimum four year psychology or social work degree, or 3 year counselling degree with a relevant extra year’s university study.

  • Significant relevant counselling experience.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Ability to travel to Sydney on a quarterly basis. 

 Desirable:

  • Demonstrated :

o   Ability to provide therapeutic services in a culturally appropriate way;

o   Ability to work independently and as part of a team; and

o   Experience in working with traumatised populations.

Location

Albury, NSW 2640

Application and Orientation Information


To apply, email your resume and completed selection criteria form to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au by 9am, Wednesday 3 August 2016, Australian Eastern Standard Time.

We will acknowledge all complete applications received. Please note that the selection criteria document forms an important part of the selection process, and applications that do not attach this document cannot be accepted and will not be acknowledged.

R&DVSA holds an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female counsellors.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

Face to face interviews will be held in Albury on Thursday 11 August 2016. Those successful in gaining a face to face interview will be advised by Tuesday 9 August 2016. Others will be advised at the end of the recruitment process.

A 5 day orientation program will be held in Sydney. Applicants must be prepared to travel to Sydney for the orientation. Orientation travel and time will be paid.

QUERIES:

Please email queries to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au

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