SPECIALISED FAMILY VIOLENCE COUNSELLOR

Applications are open for the position of Specialised Family Violence Counsellor (SFVC) at Encircle Ltd.

This position is a permanent part time position for 30 hours per week. This position is based at the Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Centre in Lawnton.

Encircle Ltd is a not for profit community owned and operated organisation for individuals and families in the greater North Brisbane area. At a variety of locations, Encircle Ltd identifies and responds to local community needs and offers a flexible range of support services, activities and opportunities within a safe and welcoming environment. Encircle Ltd is focused on early intervention and prevention, and encourages community participation with a strong volunteering philosophy. Encircle Ltd has a growing staff team of more than 50 paid employees and 250 volunteers.

The SFVC’s role is to strengthen family relationships, prevent breakdown and ensure the wellbeing of children through the provision of broad based counselling and education to families affected by domestic and family violence. This is an early intervention and prevention service to all types of families at any stage in a family relationship. The SFVC reports to the Services Manager of Encircle. We are looking for an innovative individual to be part of a multidisciplinary team ensuring program service delivery is effective, efficient and of a high quality to meet the needs of all stakeholders in accordance with the Department of Social Services funding agreement.

Encircle Ltd is looking for a qualified Specialised Family Violence Counsellor with at least two years experience and eligibility for professional membership.

Click here for more info: SFV Counsellor Application Dec 2017

This pdf includes:

  • Practice Framework Policy
  • Position Description

In no more than two pages, your application should address the selection criteria and outline your suitability for the role.

Please include a current resume in your application.

Applications are to be lodged by email, clearly marking the subject line “Confidential, Specialised Family Violence Counsellor Application” and email to

Closing date for applications is 5pm 18th December 2017. Any enquiries for this position can be directed to Ally Kelly, Services Manager on 3284 3081.