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Fixed Term Part Time Counsellor position

The Lower Hutt Women’s Centre is looking for an experienced Counsellor to join our team. The position is a part time 6 month fixed term contract (10 hours per week). 

For a job description or to apply email us at Please include a CV and covering letter explaining why you would like to be considered for the position by 29 September 2020.

In this role you will:

  • be responsible for providing effective counselling support to women of all ages
  • support women to confront oppression
  • work in partnership with clients to help them meet their short and long-term personal goals. Monitor and review plans to ensure clients are making progress.
  • manage administration of your appointments, including cancellations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in counselling, psychology or social work
  • be registered with NZAC, NZPB, NZAP or an additional relevant professional body
  • an understanding of the needs facing women including social and cultural issues, family violence, sexual violence, drug and alcohol misuse, mental health issues, grief and loss
  • a desire to empower women, teenage girls and children
  • the ability practice in a culturally appropriate manner, consistent with Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • a friendly, approachable manner
  • excellent communication and listening skills
  • organisational skills
  • an ability to empathise with women of all ages
  • skill in analysing and evaluating human behaviour
  • knowledge of self-care strategies
  • experience in group work (preferable but not essential).

What we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a committed team of staff and volunteers who strive to empower women, teenage girls and children
  • Regular external supervision

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Joining the Lower Hutt Women's Centre is easy. Just fill out the Membership Form and send, together with subscription fee, to the Lower Hutt Women's Centre, 186 Knights Road, Lower Hutt. 

You can also make a donation through our Give a Little page, direct donation to our bank or ongoing Automatic Payment. 
Bank account 03 0531 0528525 03 Lower Hutt Women's Centre

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Lower Hutt Women's Centre
186 Knights Road, Waterloo
Lower Hutt 5011


Phone: (04) 9201009