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Job No.:565178

Work type:Continuing

  • Part time FTE 0.5, Continuing
  • Located at Shepparton Campus
  • HEO7 –$90,259-$99,291 plus 17% superannuation  

About the position

Reporting to the Team Leader, Counselling (Regional and Specialist), the Counsellor will provide high quality support services to students, including assessment, therapeutic counselling, crisis intervention, case coordination, and referral.  They will facilitate the coordination of care and individual support for students experiencing significant psychosocial issues that are impacting on their personal and academic success. The position is located at the Shepparton campus and requires active participation in campus events such as orientation, student engagement and health promotions, as well as a high level of collaboration with other academic and professional staff. As part of a team of counsellors across located in campuses across Victoria, the counsellor will also provide remote services to students from other campuses or who are studying online, as required. The Health Wellbeing and Inclusion division operates as a multi campus team, and as such, travel to other campuses may be required from time to time.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Qualifications in Psychology, Social Work or equivalent including registration/membership the relevant body, e.g., registration with AHPRA, or membership with AASW and experience, post-qualification, in assessment, evidence-based therapeutic interventions and case management, including working with complex client presentations and diverse client groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, especially the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively in small teams.
  • Demonstrated high level of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Experience working in a high-demand service and the capacity to be flexible in a dynamic environment.
  • The ability to work autonomously as well as contributing effectively as a team member within a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple stakeholders in a large complex work environment, in order to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Highly developed organizational, time management and problem-solving skills and written and verbal communication skills including proven capacity in case recording and report writing.
  • Knowledge of policy, reporting and legislative requirements associated with one’s discipline.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm,29/11/2022

Position Enquiries:  Jeremy Weinstock Hiring Manager via email j.weinstock@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Rachel.li@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File PD -50120915 - Counsellor - Shepparton.docx

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future


All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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