Get visa sponsorship in Manukau, Auckland as Counsellor. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.

ABC Health, a national healthcare provider, is looking for a part-time Counsellor with expertise in grief intervention, couples counselling, and addiction. Join a team dedicated to employee well-being and support.

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Manukau, Auckland
Healthcare & Medical
Full time


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ABC Health is a nationwide healthcare provider, specialising in the rehabilitation space. We enable people to live their best lives and empower our teams to realise their full potential.

The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is part of the wider ABC Health Group.

Our Putney Way, Manukau branch is seeking a part-time empathetic, experienced Counsellor to really make their mark in face-to-face support for our valued clients. This is a generalist role that requires the ideal candidate to have experience in grief intervention, couples counselling, addiction, child and adolescent issues to name a few.

We will provide the tools you need to succeed for successful client support whilst driving initiatives to grow your skills.

Main responsibilities:

Deliver focused interventions so that clients ace coping mechanisms at work and life
Visit worksites to provide support after an event disruption
Deliver counselling services via in-person, video and telehealth
Deliver training to customer employees

The benefits of working with us:

The role focuses on employee care and intervention – say goodbye to admin and paperwork!
We are committed to pay equity and ensuring our teams feel valued
Annual budget set aside for professional development / study
All efforts made to provide you with the work / life balance that suits your needs
Permanent part-time role with clear career progression
Great team culture with regular social events, weekly treats, award schemes
Well-being initiatives: annual eye exam, flu vaccination, access to EAP services

The ideal candidate:

A strong sense of others – we’re looking for sensitivity and empathy as traits
Tertiary level Counselling or related qualification (Level 7 min)
Knowledge of evidence-based therapy models e.g. SFT, CBT, FACT
Current registration and APC with NZAC, NZCCA, DAPAANZ, SWRB
Experience in trauma intervention, psychological first-aid

For Counsellors based overseas:

As an accredited employer we will provide assistance in the AEWV process
Support in gaining registration with the NZ Association of Counsellors
Assistance in helping you settle into New Zealand
Contribution towards relocation costs

If you think you have the experience and can-do attitude to make it even bigger with an organisation that rewards your worth, we want to hear from you!
For a copy of the position description, please click 'Apply' which will take you through to our Careers website and will activate this link.

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ABC Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity hiring and providing a safe space to people of all cultures, languages, experiences and backgrounds.

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