Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

Dubbo AMS – Counsellor

Brought to you by: Tobwabba Aboriginal Medical Service Incorporated

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Dubbo Aboriginal Health service (Dubbo AM)
Reports to Operations and Systems Manager
38 Hour Week


Dubbo Regional Aboriginal Health Service (Dubbo AMS) is seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to fill the position of Counsellor. This position is a Clinical and Administrative position, responsible for the Case Management and Counselling of clients related to the Bringing them Home Project – Stolen Generations, in Gilgandra, Dubbo and Narromine. The Position will be based in Dubbo. Note: This is an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Identified Position authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW. The Counsellor reports directly to the Operations and Systems Manager Dubbo.

Key Selection Criteria
  • Accredited with a recognised National body such as the Australian Register of Counsellors and/or Psychotherapists.
  • Providing counselling and support for Aboriginal people who are tracing and/or locating their families;
  • Offering a broad range of counselling services including trans-generational grief, trauma and relationship counselling;
  • Participating in the full reunion process, including the pre-reunion and post-reunion phases;
  • Working with established peer support groups and other Stolen Generation groups to conduct or support healing programs and;
  • Promoting the Link-Up and Bringing Them Home services and raising community awareness of related issues; and
Additional Factors
  • Possession of a current ‘C’ Class Open Driver’s Licence valid in NSW is required;
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Current NSW Working with Children’s Check;
  • Current Criminal History check
  • All applications must include a current resume and contact details of 2 referees and be received by no later than 4pm on Friday 31st January 2020. Please email your application to Beau Ewers at – BeauE@cahs.net.au

Applications close on 31/01/2020.

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