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Fixed-term, Part-time (0.8FTE) opportunity until 30 June 2021
Job Type:
Part Time
Position Location:
New Town - 20 Clare Street
Closing Date:


Relationships Australia Tasmania (RA Tas) is looking for an experienced Counsellor to join the Counselling and Support Services Team based in New Town. The appointment is being offered on a fixed term basis until June 2021.

Adult support services provide counselling and case management to clients who have experienced complex trauma, are victims of institutional child sexual abuse and who may be applying for redress under the National scheme. Counsellors in these services also deliver community education and group work as required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  1. Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent tertiary qualification that is recognised to deliver therapeutic counselling services in accordance with agency requirements
  2. Demonstrated experience in providing counselling, case management and support services
  3. Demonstrated skills in case management, trauma informed counselling and general counselling, and the ability to work with clients and families who have suffered abuse, personal and relationship trauma.
  4. Knowledge and understanding of Royal Commission and Find & Connect support services, or ability to acquire this
  5. Ability to communicate and engage with clients therapeutically and to assist clients with a broad range of intellectual abilities, motivational levels, and health profiles, and from a range of socio-economic backgrounds
  6. Ability to maintain professional independence whilst also participating in a small multi-disciplinary team.


    RA Tas is a recognised Employer of Choice.  We are an equal opportunity employer that has a culture enabling staff to achieve a healthy work-life balance. We offer flexible working arrangements, attractive salary packaging options and a supportive team environment in which to work.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are encouraged to apply.

    Selection Criteria

    Please refer to the attached position description for the selection criteria. To be considered for this role, please note your application should be forwarded to and MUST include a brief statement against each of the selection criteria and a copy of your resume.

    Contact Details

    For more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Robin Black, Manager Counselling and Support Services, by calling 1300 364 277 or via email

    Address for submitting applications

    All the applications should be addressed to the HR Advisor, 38 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point TAS 7004 or via email to (Please include position title in the e-mail subject and mark your application ‘Private and Confidential’).

    PDF document icon Position Description - Counsellor - Case Manager - Oct 2018.pdf — PDF document, 633 kB (648407 bytes)

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