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EAP Staff Counsellor (SW Level 3, Psych, Clinical Psych)-Campbelltown Hospital-Perm F/T

NSW Statewide, NSW

Permanent Full Time



Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: SW Level 3, Psych, Clinical Psych
Remuneration: Dependant on Qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ69273

This position is dependant on Qualifications:
Social Worker Level 3 - ($97708 - $100979)
Psychologist - ($66233 - $98453)
Clinical Psychologist - ($94879 - $116356)
The location will be across Liverpool, Fairfield, Campbelltown, Bankstown and Bowral Hospitals and travel will be required when delivering the EAP at District Service.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.


South Western Sydney is an exciting, interesting and dynamic place to live and work. South Western Sydney is home to a mixture of metropolitan and rural communities which is culturally diverse. South Western Sydney has a very significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community, especially in Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Camden, Wingecarribee and Liverpool.​


Transforming Your Experience is SWSLHDs key strategy to positively transform how our patients, consumers, staff and communities experience our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. The Transforming Your Experience Strategy provides us with a clear direction for working together to deliver safe and high quality health services and build the health of our communities – now and into the future.

Equal Employment Opportunity:


South Western Sydney Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to provide a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.


Where you'll be working:


Campbelltown Hospital, a major metropolitan hospital, and Camden Hospital, a district hospital, operate under a common executive management structure and have networked services.


Camden and Campbelltown Hospitals provide a diverse range of services including intensive care, cardiology, maternity, gynaecology, paediatrics, palliative care, respiratory and stroke medicine, surgery and emergency medicine and broad aged care services. The Hospitals deliver quality health care to the residents of the three local government areas of Wollondilly, Camden and Campbelltown.

What you'll be doing

The EAP Counsellor will provide a variety of services as part of the LHD Employee Assistance Program including short-term, confidential, solution focused counselling across a range of presenting issues for all LHD based staff and their families; stakeholder liaison and collaboration with other LHD business units, consultancy with Managers at every level towards addressing work-related issues, promoting employee wellbeing, and trauma support (post incident), advisory and counselling to staff when required.  This position assists the LHD meet the requirements of “Employee Assistance Programs: NSW Health “(PD2016_045) and ACHS Accreditation standards.

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in providing high quality clinical short-term interventions to address a broad range of personal and work related issues, via a number of modalities (e.g.: face to face, phone, online).

  • Demonstrated extensive experience in providing critical incident support and psychological first aid with both individuals and groups following a traumatic work related incident or event.

  • Demonstrated experience providing high quality solution-focussed clinical services that includes effective and proactive problem solving skills, the ability and confidence to relate well with people at all levels of an organisation, and have a strong passion for psychological wellbeing.

  • Demonstrated ability as a committed team member to work collaboratively, openly and respectfully within a multidisciplinary team Allied Health Professionals, including the ability to both support and empower the EAP service and team towards high quality clinical services.

  • Highly developed ICT skills adequate for general business and service improvement including report writing, clinical case management, program/project development, seminar presentations, online platforms and app based programs and other organisational activities.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs of the diversity of cultures represented in the LHDs, and the implications of a multi-cultural society within the workplace.

  • Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment.and the ability and willingness to travel for work purpose within SWSLHD, often at short notice.

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For role related queries or questions contact Elizabeth Gould on 8738 4879 or email
Applications Close: 11/11/18

Interview Date Range: 12/11/18 - 16/11/18