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Job Number : 29577
Type and Location : Counselling / Melbourne
Listed By : PANDA - Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia on 16 Jan 2020
Counsellor - Perinatal Mental Health - Part Time & Casual

The National Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Helpline provides telephone counselling, risk assessment and support for families across Australia. We are seeking passionate and skilled counsellors committed to the emotional and psychological wellbeing of expecting and new parents to join our National Helpline (Telephone) counselling team based in North Fitzroy, Melbourne on a part time and casual basis.

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression are common and serious mental health concerns. Left untreated, the impact can be devastating for individuals, infants and families. The National Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Helpline provides a space for parents struggling with the transition to parenthood or experiencing acute mental health crisis (and anything in between) to access free telephone counselling, information, support, risk management and referrals.

If you want to make a difference and have the skills to provide support and counselling in a perinatal mental health context, we encourage you to apply to join our counselling team. We are looking for passionate and experienced counsellors with qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Mental Health Nursing, Occupational Therapy. This role involves regular daytime and afternoon shifts Monday – Friday, between 9.00am - 8.00pm, shifts are based on a fixed roster and operational requirements.

A full position description is available here.

To apply, please complete the online form found on our website here.

Applications close 9am Monday February 3rd 2020, with interviews planned on Friday February 7th and Monday February 11th 2020.

Contact Details
Any enquiries can be directed to Marnie Daphne, Helpline Services Coordinator on (03) 9926 9090 or, using the subject line: Counsellor - Perinatal Mental Health - National Helpline enquiry.

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