Student Counsellor



We have an exciting opportunity for a Student Counsellor to join our team at Charles Sturt University, Study Centre Melbourne Student Counsellor Charles Sturt University, Study Centre Melbourne 12 month Fixed Term Contract – Full time role Study Group Australia is a provider of Higher Education, Career Training and English language courses to Australian and International students. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Student Counsellor to join our team at Charles Sturt University, Study Centre Melbourne. Job Overview Reporting to the Student Engagement Manager, this role provides initial counselling support and deliver the student mental health educational program; promoting emotional, psychological and social well-being for our Students at Melbourne Campus: The key responsibilities of the Student Counsellor role include but not limited to: Provide professional counselling support and services to students Conduct initial risk assessment to support well-being and safety of students Maintain and develop, implement and provide all relevant documentation for student welfare Write reports to support student are provided to key staff in a timely manner Refer student to external professional support services where required Work with Students from diverse cultural backgrounds Develop and provide internal and external counselling resources, flyers, notices and brochures to build student awareness of services, mental health and wellbeing Provide support and assistance at campus student events to support and promote student’s wellbeing Provide students with pastoral care but not clinical management Produce a library of online resources in the shared drive for staff to access on general mental health and wellbeing Work through 1-1 counselling, group workshops and facilitation sessions Provide admin and reception support when required Selection Criteria: The successful candidate must have: A degree in psychology or social work Full registration as a psychologist within Australia (Australian Psychological Society – APS) or membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) or eligibility AHPRA registration 3 to 4 years of subsequent relevant experience in a similar role with a demonstrated depth and breadth of knowledge, skills and experience in adult developmental issues.

Key knowledge / skills required: Demonstrated knowledge of industry specific best practice and research relevant to the role. Demonstrated ability in effectively using a range of age appropriate strategies and interventions to improve outcomes for students. Demonstrated ability to work in an inclusive and supportive manner with staff, parents and the wider campus community to support students.

Demonstrated ability to foster effective communication, consultation, collaboration and teamwork with students, staff, and the wider campus community. Demonstrated ability to develop and build respectful, influential relationships with students. Excellent organisationa.

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17 Jun 2020


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