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Social Worker/Counsellor - ACCESS Programs
Adelaide (Flexible FTE)
  • Multiple ongoing roles available 
  • Join an experienced, well-qualified and professional team
  • Stimulating work with a variety of client organisations 
  • SCHCADS Award 2010 (Level 5 + super + salary sacrifice tax saving benefit)

Bring your expertise to a long-standing EAP service to a variety of SA organisations. Adelaide CBD & Metro based.


About Us

ACCESS Programs is a social enterprise of Centacare Catholic Family Services and a leading provider of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), training and consulting services to various South Australian organisations and businesses. Services are provided on a fee for service basis and include confidential counselling, conflict resolution, training, management coaching and formal referral. In addition, ACCESS provides trauma response services to employees affected by unforeseen events. 


About the Position

The focus of the role will be to provide a proactive response to organisational and individual client needs, with a focus on training within ACCESS Programs’ fee for service framework.


The key duties in this role include:

  • Provide short-term/brief interventions
  • Provide psychological interventions/ counselling 
  • Respond to critical incident requests and provide debriefing to individuals and groups
  • Build strong stakeholder relationships

About You

To be considered for this position you will need to meet the following criteria:


Essential Criteria

  • Degree qualification in Social Work and membership of the relevant professional body AASW 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in clinical service delivery
  • Valid Department of Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check (previously known as ‘Child-Related Employment Screening Clearance’).
  • Valid South Australian Driver’s Licence or equivalent
  • Due to the nature of our services, Centacare is required to comply with COVID19 government directions. You will be required to provide Centacare with your COVID19 vaccination certificate. If you cannot comply, you are encouraged to have a confidential conversation with the hiring manager about your individual circumstances to find out how this may apply to you.
  • Ability to participate in an on-call roster
  • Ability to do some work outside of standard hours when required 

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience using Athena Penelope electronic client management system

Our Culture and Benefits

At ACCESS we believe that everyone has the right to be treated with respect. We value the uniqueness of individuals, we consult, collaborate and operate with integrity and professionalism. Centacare is committed to cultivating a harmonious workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Equal opportunity principles align with our mission, vision and values. We believe that treating our workers fairly has a positive impact on our clients, maintains our reputation as a great place to work! We offer benefits such as tax savings via salary sacrifice, paid parental leave, supportive work environment and on-going development through various training opportunities.



How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (as one document) outlining how you meet the requirements of this position as outlined in the position description. To access the position description or submit your application click on the Apply button!


For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Amanda Coldwell, Manager ACCESS, on 08 8215 6799.


Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


Applications will close at 5pm on Friday, 03 December 2021.


With respect, no agencies please. 

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