Case Manager / Counsellor

Job Title: Case Manager / Counsellor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$93000.00 - AU$110000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH321202_1719209508
Contact Name: Melissa Jacquier
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jun 24, 2024

Job Description

About the Role
You will provide evidence-based evaluation and intervention for a wide range of systemic barriers preventing first nations participants from entering employment.
You will be supporting our participants to overcome their non-vocational barriers, develop resilience and job readiness. The role may also involve delivery of group training and liaising with external service providers.
The position is usually only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people as we understand the cultural knowledge you possess is essential in supporting our participants, however we have capacity to expand for the right candidate located in Cairns.

This is a permanent opportunity, offering flexible work options - possible telehealth/working from home opportunities available for the right person- Full-time, part-time available

Key duties of the role will include
Support participants in breaking through systemic barriers preventing clients from entering employment.
Utilize best practices to provide one-on-one intervention with participants.
Conduct thorough assessments of participants with a range of systemic barriers to employment.
Advocate for participants with external support services, medical professionals and community agencies.
Provide accurate assessments and reports on participant progress.

About You
To be successful in this role you will have Degree level qualifications in a relevant Allied Health Professional field, i.e. Psychology, Counselling or Social Work.
We support people with lived experience, therefore NPC (criminal history) are assessed on a case by case basis.

Why Work With Us
By joining our team, you will become an integral part of a First Nations organization dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of Indigenous peoples and communities. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills and expertise to create tangible and lasting change in the employment landscape for First Nations individuals across Queensland.

If this sounds of interest to you, please apply now.