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Youth Trauma Counsellor - Wellington

  • Role Allied Health Services, Counsellor
  • Location Wellington
  • Date PostedMay 6, 2024

Sector : Allied Health Services, Mental Health Services, Psychologist, Youth Services

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Join Us in Making a Difference!

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people in our community? Are you dedicated to providing support and guidance to those who have experienced trauma? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team!

About Us:

We believe in creating more than just a workplace; we strive to be a beacon of positive change in our community. Rooted in our cultural identity, we are committed to enhancing the well-being and prosperity of all individuals we serve.


  • Work / Life Balance
  • Modern Environment with a Friendly Team
  • Discounts Across Banking and Wellbeing Activities
  • Commitment to Professional Development

About the Role:

As a Youth Counselor specialising in trauma, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive counseling services to young individuals who have experienced trauma. Your primary goal will be to support these individuals on their journey towards healing and well-being.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide trauma-informed counseling services to young individuals, focusing on addressing the effects of trauma on their mental health and well-being.
  • Respond to referrals from various sources, including individuals, families, and community agencies, ensuring timely and effective support is provided.
  • Utilize advanced communication skills to empower young individuals to make informed decisions and develop actionable plans for their recovery.
  • Collaboratively set realistic and achievable goals with clients, monitoring their progress and providing ongoing support.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of client interactions in compliance with organizational standards and contractual obligations.

What You Need to Apply:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in counseling or a related field
  • Experience working with youth who have experienced trauma
  • Full and clean driver’s license
  • Proficiency in Te Reo Māori (desirable)
  • Registration with relevant professional bodies (e.g., NZAC)
  • Working knowledge of office technology

Job Details

  • Location Wellington
  • PositionYouth Trauma Counsellor - Wellington
  • Type of work Allied Health Services, Mental Health Services, Psychologist, Youth Services
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