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Counsellor (FT)


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Full job description
  • Exciting opportunity to work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team at The Hills Private Hospital's Windsor Road Private Clinic.
  • Seeking motivated & innovative Counsellor ready to hit the ground running.

Are you a highly motivated Counsellor looking for a new and exciting position?

The Hills Private Hospital is seeking an experienced Counsellor to join our Mental Health Team on a full-time basis. You will play a key role within a supportive team working closely with our Registered Nurses ensuring a high level of patient care.

The Hills Private Hospital is a private hospital with 25 inpatient mental health beds and an expanding day program. We currently offer inpatient and day programs in general mental health (i.e. mood disorders; drug & alcohol).

We are seeking motivated, innovative nurses committed to excellence in customer service and quality improvement. If you value: service excellence, teamwork, aspiration and responsibility then consider a career at The Hills Private Hospital.

About us

The Hills Private Hospital is a 111-bed private hospital located in the Hills District of Sydney, consisting of 86 Rehab and 25 mental health beds.

Our hospital offers inpatient and day programs in orthopaedics, neurological, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation as well as treatment programs for mood and anxiety disorders, psychosis intervention and substance abuse.

As a Counsellor your responsibilities will include:

  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, judgement and care in the effective delivery of counselling services (utilising Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)) for adults presenting with a range of psychiatric disorders
  • Experience in the appropriate use of clinical assessment techniques e.g. structured clinical interviews and self-report measures
  • Provides individual, group and telephone based counselling services
  • Maximises the efficacy of clinical services through the development of productive and professional relationships with Psychiatrists, General Practitioners and other referral sources
  • Provides input into the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs ensuring that they are current and congruent with patient needs.
  • Demonstrates awareness of admission and discharge criteria for therapeutic programs as directed by Health Funds and associated bodies and complies with the completion of relevant documentation

Essential Criteria:

  • Relevant degree qualifications
  • Current full registration with Counselling Governing Bodies
  • Previous experience working on an Inpatient and Day Program Mental Health Unit
  • Experience facilitating group therapy sessions
  • Sound clinical judgement and clinical reasoning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Superior time management and organisational skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills

Why Healthscope?

When you join Healthscope, you become part of our Community of Care. Our people are at the heart of our organisation - no matter the role, every day our people make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families. As the only national private hospital operator and healthcare provider in Australia, our 42 sites are supported by our central Support Office, enabling them to provide an exceptional experience for the communities we care for.

  • Flexibility to work across one or multiple hospitals across our network.
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Continuous professional development, education & support provided to encourage growth

We pride ourselves on working with talented, passionate and caring people to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care and experience during their stay with us.

Come and be the difference in our patient's lives.

Applications close: 29th June 2022

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. For any questions, please reach out to recruitment@healthscope.com.au

More Information: Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current National Police check, WWCC (where applicable) and Evidence of right to work in Australia prior to appointment. Staff in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases as a Category A Healthcare worker.

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Job details
Date posted
25 May 2022
Healthcare & Medical
Psychology & Counselling
$60k ~ $80k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Health care providers & services
Private business

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