Crisis Intervention Counsellor

We are seeking flexible, friendly and motivated staff to join our amazing team and fill a variety of shifts across a 24/7 roster.Permanent part time positions 5-8 shifts per fortnightVariety of shifts availableSCHADS Award Level 4 + shift penalties + superannuationYour New RoleAs a Crisis Intervention Counsellor, you will provide domestic and family violence support services to Queensland women through information and referral, crisis counselling, safety planning, advocacy and providing safe accommodation and travel.You will be responsible for making professionals assessments of caller needs and taking all reasonable action to meet these needs within the operating framework and principles of DVConnect.Our Crisis Intervention Counsellors also respond to incoming calls on the Queensland Sexual Assault line and at times on DVConnect’s Mensline.What we’re looking forTertiary Qualification (of minimum 3 years duration) in Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, or relevant fieldOR other relevant qualifications with substantial experience in the domestic and family violence sectorDemonstrated ability in working with women who have experienced domestic and family violence preferably within in a crisis contextDemonstrated understanding of feminist practice and how this is used as a framework to understand and respond to the gendered nature of violence against women and children2+ years' experience in the community sector Solid IT skillsHigh level of resilience and good self-care practices in place to support working in an environment that can be challenging and demanding at timesIt is a genuine requirement of this position that it be filled by a woman as permitted in sections 25, 104 and 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.Up to date with COVID-19 vaccinationsAll offers of employment are subject to satisfactory background checks, including a National Police Check, Working with Children Check, referee checks, proof of eligibility to work in Australia and evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.Why join DVConnectAbove Award conditions including paid parental leave, additional leave provisions; improved penalty rates and more generous long service leave provisionsFamily friendly workplaceFlexible work practicesEAP support and Professional Supervision provided Competitive salary and benefits including generous salary packaging, meal and entertainment card and discount programs availableOpportunity for ongoing professional developmentInterested? Apply online today!If this sounds like the role for you then click on the apply button now! To apply please ensure that you:Submit your resume and cover letterComplete all application questionsYour resume should outline your work history and details of relevant qualificationsYour cover letter should detail why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience would be a good fitIf you would like more information about the position, please email recruitment@dvconnect.org or phone Danielle (People & Culture BP) on 0432 765 802. Applications will be assessed and shortlisted as they are received so do not delay in applying. DVConnect is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive culture of opportunity. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, workers of all ages, people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTIQ.POSITION DESCRIPTION 38 AUD Brisbane 4000

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