Child and Family Bilingual Counsellor (Arabic)

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Health Clinician
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Western Sydney Local Health District
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REQ436978 Requisition #
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Essential Criteria

Qualification: Tertiary qualifications in Social Work; Psychology; or Counsellors with a minimum Bachelor’s degree in counselling or a related field, or other qualification deemed equivalent by the employer an eligibility for register with the Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP), as defined within the NSW Health Service Health Professionals Award
Registration: Eligibility for practising membership of Australian Association of Social Workers; or Current Full Registration as a Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA); or eligibility for registration with the Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (ARCAP), as defined within the NSW Health Service Health Professionals Award.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated clinical skills in working with children, adolescents, families/carers and individual adults to provide psychosocial assessment, family assessment, care plan formulation, intervention, and counselling in relevant clinical settings including to people from Arabic speaking communities.
  2. Verbal and/or written fluency in Arabic.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of perinatal mental health, child development, infant attachment and application in child and family clinical setting, and experience in and/or knowledge of systemic approaches to provide family focused therapies and parenting interventions.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of trauma informed care and best practice when working with individuals and families with identified vulnerabilities
  5. Demonstrated experience in assessment and management of client risk issues related to mental health, self-harm, suicide, domestic and family violence and child protection concerns using a range of preventative and therapeutic strategies.
  6. Effective interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and work with families from differing socioeconomic and/or culturally and linguistic diverse (CALD) backgrounds to achieve client outcomes and goals.
  7. High level of written clinical documentation skills with demonstrated competency in using computer-based applications including electronic health records.
  8. NSW Class C driver’s license (P2 acceptable) and willing to use for work purposes.



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For role related queries or questions contact Alejandro Co on Alejandro.Co@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 12th October 2023

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