Ref 1050/21, Relief Counsellor/Mental Health Advisor, Office of Equity Diversity, Safety and Wellbeing

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: Kingswood, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Apr 2021

  • Kingswood campus
  • Remuneration Package: $120,879 to $134,189 p.a.
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position for 3 Years

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

Are you a proactive professional? A team player with a dynamic outlook? Western Sydney University is seeking a suitably qualified Relief Counsellor/Mental Health Advisor with extensive experience in the provision of wellbeing services.

The Relief Counsellor/Mental Health Advisor will act as a specialist consultant to Wellbeing staff and other University staff on mental health issues. This will include involvement in case management meetings/case discussions. You will work within a wider Wellbeing Team of counsellors, disability advisors and welfare officers to support students in completing their studies.

The Wellbeing Team at Western Sydney University provide a range of services to students who need assistance with personal and academic related issues so that they are able to successfully complete their studies. You will use a range of approaches in your practice including; individual and group consultations via a range of mediums including face-to-face, online and phone. You will also have experience implementing educational and preventative programs.

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience in the provision of first responder support as well as experience providing a range of counselling services to students who need assistance with personal and academic related issues. Your ability to deliver support in an ever-changing environment will be well regarded.

The position will be based at the Penrith campus; however, this is a cross-campus role and so will require travel to other campuses to meet specific campus demands and for the purposes of facilitating training, skills and knowledge development.

Please refer to the Position Description for further details and selection criteria including qualification requirements.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 3 years based at the Penrith campus.

Should you be shortlisted, interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, 5 May 2021.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 8 $120,879 to $134,189 p.a. (comprising Salary of $102,144 to $113,391 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Please contact Nicole Church, Senior Manager Counselling and Wellbeing on 0414 264 619 or via email at n.church@westernsydney.edu.au .

Closing Date: 8:30pm, 27 April 2021.

To be eligible for this position, you must provide evidence of your full-time Working Rights in Australia at time of application.

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Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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