Bereavement Counsellor (Canberra)

We are seeking a part-time 2 days per week (15.2 hours) Bereavement Counsellor to work out of our Canberra (Chifley) office.


About the Role

The Bereavement Counsellor reports to the Clinical Manager Bereavement Services and is part of the Red Nose Services team.

The primary focus of this position is to deliver timely and effective grief and bereavement counselling who have experienced, or been affected by, the sudden unexpected death of a baby or child.

Working closely with the Intake Services Team and Peer Support Team, the role provides a client focused services that is evidence based and delivered as part of a culture founded in clinical and operational excellence. Working with the Red Nose education team, the role will also include the development and delivery of grief and loss training as required.

About you

Red Nose is looking for a suitably qualified, professional and passionate Bereavement Counsellor who is interested in making a difference in the lives of those who have been impacted by the sudden unexpected death of a baby or child.

If you have experience in working with bereaved children, adults, families and a comprehensive understanding of grief and bereavement literature and evidence based practice, we want to meet you!

Red Nose is proudly inclusive and our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We continually seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, and those from varied cultural backgrounds.

How to apply

Sound interesting? We’d love to hear from you!

To apply, send your resume and cover letter detailing your experience relative to the selection criteria outlined in the position description to: rachelficinus@rednose.org.au.

Only applications that address the selection criteria will be considered. Please apply as soon as possible as we will review applications as they are received.

Pre-employment compliance checks including Police Clearance and Working with Children (WWCC) may apply to this role.