- Join the Monash Brand, a modern leader in Tertiary Education
- Opportunity to grow
and develop your skills and experience
- Based mainly at our Clayton Campus
- Supportive and flexible workplace culture
About the Role:
We are seeking a
Student Counsellor to play a key role as a member of the Student Services Team
providing a comprehensive and integrated framework in response to student
needs, with an emphasis on prevention and early intervention.
The primary focus
of this role is the provision of direct professional counselling and support
services to students. As a professional Counsellor you will also provide both
teachers and leaders with appropriate intervention strategies to support
students facing personal, family or social issues.
- Provide short-term individual student counselling sessions
to Monash College students across all designated locations.
- Maintain cultural sensitivity and awareness in all
- Arrange referral to external agencies / services for
specific issues where appropriate.
- Develop and implement a range of programs to foster
resilience and respond to identified personal, academic and emotional needs,
particularly of international students.
Monash College is
the preferred pathway to Monash University for international students. For over
20 years we have been leaders in our field, preparing the next generation of
global professionals to succeed at university and in their careers.
The Student Services unit is responsible for providing a strategic and
coordinated function across Monash College to ensure the highest quality of
student engagement, student support and experience activities in a multi-campus
environment. It has a particular focus on the provision of Homestay
services, guardianship service for under-age students, counselling, student
engagement, advisory and experience activities delivered as part of Monash
College’s co-curricular program.
You will bring:
- Tertiary qualification in psychology with full registration
with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Psychology Board of
- Knowledge, understanding and skill in applying a wide range
of counselling approaches to assist adult and adolescent students from diverse
cultural backgrounds within an educational setting
- Extensive experience with a successful record of providing
counselling services in an educational setting for students from diverse
cultural and language backgrounds
- Proven experience developing and conducting wellbeing
programs, workshops and presentations that meet the needs of a diverse cultural
- Experience in developing a range of student programs
tailored to the cultural, social, emotional and educational needs of students,
particularly international students
- A Working with Children Check will be required for this
- Occasional travel between campuses is required
- Labour Day, Queen’s Birthday and Melbourne Cup day are
normal working days, without penalty payments for time worked. Five days leave
(accrued at 1? per public holiday worked) will be granted in lieu, to be
usually taken on the days falling between Christmas Day and New Year’s
- The incumbent may be required, on occasions, to work outside
normal business hours.
Contract: 18 Month full time fixed term
online: Submit your application on our
This position is
open to people with valid working rights in Australia.