Gambling Help Counsellor

Uniting Country SA

The Gambling Help Services aims to support those affected by problem gambling through counselling sessions tailored to client needs, community education, development of networks and the development of collaborative relationships with venues and industry representatives.

The Gambling Help Service provides case management, support and education to those affected by problem gambling and experiencing a range of issues and challenges.

The Gambling Help Counsellor will ensure, using their counselling skills that their customers are supported to achieve best outcomes.  They will work in accordance with the philosophies of Uniting Country SA, and actively support positive change within disadvantages communities and individuals.

You will:

  • Have a high level of communication skills, including the ability to establish rapport and maintaining a positive relationship with clients
  • Have good communication skills
  • Promote our help service throughout the region

It is essential for you to have: 

  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • Certificate lV (or above) in a Human Services related discipline e.g. Community Services, Case Management, Disability, Mental Health, Youth Work, etc
  • Relevant experience, in a paid or voluntary capacity

A Diploma of Community Service (Financial Counselling) will be highly regarded, but is not essential. A tertiary qualification in a Human Services related discipline e.g. Social Work will be highly regarded.  You may also need to be available for some out of hours work and travel between Uniting Country SA sites or interstate as required.

Our process requires you to provide a Resume, Cover Letter and a statement addressing the Duties and Responsibilities contained within the Position Description.  You will need to put this information in three (3) separate documents and upload each document.

All offers of employment are subject to the screening and assessment requirements of the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017 and any other legislation that interacts with it.

Please contact Ifeta Gee on 0488 090 211 for any questions concerning this position.

Please contact Donna Slade, Team Leader – People and Culture on 0419 222 915 for enquiries regarding the application process.

Closing Date for Applications: 1st October 2022 – All applicants will be viewed upon submission and suitable applications will be contacted for further consideration within one (1) week.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.