Counsellor / Community Engagement Officer – Relationships Aus – Darwin

  • $3000 Professional Development allowance pro rata
  • Up to $7,500 relocation assistance
  • 5 weeks annual leave with leave loading

Why Relationships Australia?
Relationships Australia Northern Territory (RA-NT) is a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation providing a broad range of services, for all members of the community regardless of religion, belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances. Our clients are often dealing with complex and sensitive situations so we look for employees who are understanding, knowledgeable and genuinely care about the wellbeing of others.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary + Super + Salary Sacrifice (up to $15,899 for tax free benefits and $2,650 p/a for entertainment benefits)
  • 10 days study leave
  • 5 weeks annual leave with leave loading
  • + 3 days extra leave between Christmas and New year
  • $3000 Professional Development allowance pro rata
  • $500 Wellbeing allowance + Wellness day off
  • Up to $7,500 for relocation assistance for eligible candidates

What’s the role?

  • Responsible for delivering client engagement and support within the Redress Scheme Support Service (RSSS)
  • Provide timely access to trauma-informed and culturally appropriate services that assist people who have experienced institutional childhood sexual abuse to engage with the National Redress Scheme (NRRS)
  • Provide direct support to people consdering and applying to the NRS, including case work, counselling, advocacy & liaison with legal services, statutory bodies, communities and other stakeholders
  • This role involves travel to rural and remote locations across the NT, delivering information sessions, building networks with community and providing education relating go the NRS

Is this the right role for you?

  • Tertiary qualification in social work, psychology, counselling, or another relevant community services discipline.
  • Knowledge of current theory and practice relating to trauma informed practice and effects of childhood trauma.
  • Established experience in working with individuals and/or families where complex trauma is present.
  • Demonstrated experience in case management.
  • Proven stakeholder and community engagement, education, and development skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal communities, organisations, and individuals to deliver trauma-information, culturally appropriate support.
  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively to people from different cultural backgrounds.

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or email

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1330
Salary: $93,858.96 - $98,111.52
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Darwin
Job Types: Allied Health
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