Published September 9, 2019
Last Modified September 9, 2019
Uniting Victoria Tasmania
Job Type
Closing Date
September 23, 2019

Job Description

  • Leading community services organisation
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Preston Location
  • Full Time, Maximum Term (Parental leave cover up to 27/01/2021)


About Uniting
At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.

We are proud to have been part of local communities for over 100 years delivering services across Victoria and Tasmania. With a team of 7,000 skilled and committed individuals we provide over 770 programs and services to people of all ages to learn, thrive and enjoy a healthy, happy life. We’re there for children, families, people with disability, older people and those experiencing homelessness, mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction.

Uniting is looking for great people who, like us, celebrate diversity and welcome everyone regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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About the opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity for a passionate and experienced Counselling Coordinator to work with a highly reputable community services organisation. The primary focus of the Counselling Coordinator is to provide planning, administration monitoring and program coordination support to ensure effective service delivery across the Catchment. The Counselling Coordinator will play an important role in ensuring the highest quality of assessment and counselling are provided to those affected by Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) use.

You can view the full position description here


About you

The ideal candidate will have relevant health and or welfare Tertiary Qualifications such as Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or Allied Health Sciences.

Experience in the provision in the provision of assessment and counselling services preferably with AOD or dual diagnosis clients and in working with families is advantageous.

Strong communication, organisation and interpersonal skills and experience in program coordination is desireable


How to apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by emailing the below to

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Key/Core selection criteria as detailed in the position description


Applications close on Monday 23 September 2019.

Get in touch

T: 03 9480 6800 – Keryn Ralph

Uniting is a child safe organisation committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. Employment is subject to satisfactory background and compliance checks, including but not limited to an Australian Criminal History Check (and international if relevant), and Working With Children Check (Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (Tasmania).

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.