Student Wellbeing System Counsellor

K - 12 Student Wellbeing System Counsellor (0.8 fte)



The School Counsellor is a part of behavioural and counselling support services delivered in the Diocese of Parramatta. 
This position is 0.8 fte (4 days per week) permanent part-time.



The System Counsellor works within the Student Services team of System Learning.


System Learning delivers a range of services and high level advice and proactivity in the area of supporting learning and teaching in schools by working with teachers in learning spaces, in partnership with school leadership teams.



This position supports the system strategic intents of improving learning outcomes for all students and promoting a professional and rewarding working life for teachers.


•  Provision of individual and group counselling services to students in CEDP schools

•  Promotion of the pastoral care and wellbeing of students within the context of school and home

•  Coordination of a case management approach to supporting identified vulnerable students

•  Collaboration with school teams to promote school-wide mental health and wellbeing initiatives

• Provide expertise in relation to Keep Them Safe responses within schools


Requirements for the Role

•   Support of Catholic ethos

•   A registered psychologist or a social worker eligible for membership of the Australian

Association of Social Workers

•   Capacity to make a significant contribution within schools to matters related to student welfare

and wellbeing

•   Demonstrated evidence based professionally informed judgment in dealing with sensitive issues

•   Demonstrated capacity to engage students, parents and teachers in the counselling process

•   Demonstrated capability to facilitate parent and care-giver education

•   Demonstrated understanding of child protection issues and the Keep them Safe initiative

•   Strong interpersonal skills and well developed oral and written communication skills


How to Apply
Send application to

Personnel Officer
Catholic Education
Diocese of Parramatta
Locked Bag 4


Further Information


Name: Personnel Officer
Phone: 9840 5715 or 98405606
School: Catholic Education, Diocese of Parramatta, Parramatta


More detail and access to application form can be found here.



Apply Before: 28th June, 2013  


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