Psychologist, Social Worker, Counsellor - Missiondale (Evandale)

City Mission - Missiondale

Location: Northern Tasmania       Occupation: Psychology, Social Work       Position Type: Part Time      

City Mission is seeking a qualified and caring clinician with experience in the Alcohol and Other Drug Sector to join their team at Missiondale in Evandale.

The Position

This position is for 2 days per week and would suit a motivated clinician with Psychology, Social Work, Counselling (or similar) qualifications. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Primarily the role will be responsible for providing high quality assessments, counselling and support to individuals with complex needs and working through issues surrounding addiction using evidence based therapeutic interventions. The role will support the Manager and Clinical Lead in the delivery of programs and services for clients.

Essential Qualifications/Experience:

  • Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or other relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Registered with the relevant professional Board within the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, as appropriate
  • Current drivers licence.
  • National Police check
  • COVID-19 vaccination or medical exemption
  • Registration to Work with Vulnerable People

The Organisation

The Missiondale Therapeutic Community (TC) is a 34 bed residential facility located on a 25-acre peaceful rural property in Evandale, Tasmania.

Missiondale’s operating framework is the Therapeutic Communities model. The AOD Counsellor/Psychologist is required to develop working relationships with management, peers and other functional areas within the organisation.

Launceston City Mission seeks to provide assistance to all who have a physical, emotional, social or spiritual need, through a variety of programs. Missiondale was founded out of a need to help those with alcohol and other drug addictions to reach their long term goals.

What's on offer?

This is a part-time position (2 days per week) and salary will be a Level 3 on the Health Professionals and Support Services Award 2010 [MA000027]. As a Public Benevolent Institution, Launceston City Mission employees are eligible to Salary Package through their approved provider.

If you have a passion to work for an accredited organisation as part of a dynamic, friendly team in a caring compassionate environment, knowing that the activities of their organisation are directed towards services provided to those at risk in the local community, we encourage you to apply.

Application Instructions

A full position description is available by phoning 6335 3000 during office hours or by emailing

Please send your application addressing the selection criteria and your ability to effectively perform the primary tasks and a copy of your CV Narelle Howell or for a confidential discussion please call Narelle on 6335 3055.

Date advertised: Thursday 7th April 2022
Northern Tasmania

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