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Job Number : 29248
Type and Location : Clinical / QLD - Other
Listed By : James Cook University on 20 Nov 2019
Senior Counsellor
  • Make a difference in student well-being at JCU
  • Part time – 18.125 hours per week
  • Enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.

We offer an exciting opportunity for a Senior Counsellor ($93,347 - $107,193) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU).   A part time, continuing appointment this position is based at our state-of-the-art facilities at JCU Cairns.


What can you accomplish in the Role

Working as an active member of a multidisciplinary student services team, you will deliver expert psychological and mental health services to students including assessment, counselling and evidence based therapeutic interventions to individuals, couples and groups.  You will also provide clinical leadership and education, including clinical supervision as required, to Student Wellbeing Counsellors and high-level advice to senior university staff on mental health related issues, including the provision of appropriate psychological response to critical incidents.


What will you bring to the Role

With a background in Psychology, Occupational Therapy or as an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and a history in working with complex and high-risk mental health presentations you will hold, or be eligible to hold, registration with AHPRA in your field of expertise.  Your proven counselling experience with a broad range of clients, including those from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, preferably in a tertiary setting, will see you make a real difference to the wellbeing of our students


Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.

We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • attractive options for salary packaging


How to Apply

Visit the Careers at JCU website - vacancy reference 16989

Contact Details
Larissa Siliezar

P: (07) 4781 4538


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