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Art Therapist - Triple Care Farm - Robertson

Apply now Job no: 982589
Work type: Permanent (Part Time)
Location: NSW
Categories: Community Services, Health Services - Psychologists & Counselling

Art Therapist

  • Not for profit salary packing benefits plus other benefits
  • 22.8 hours per week (flexible days)
  • Southern Highlands - Robertson

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

Mission Australia's Triple Care Farm (TCF) located at Robertson in the Southern Highlands, is an award winning drug and alcohol residential treatment program, providing assessment, treatment and intervention for young people aged 16 to 24 with complex needs.

As the Art Therapist, you will deliver an individual and group art therapy program as a part of the Triple Care’s rehabilitation and treatment program.


  • Developing and implementing an Art Therapy program,  involving individual and group counselling session and creative arts workshops
  • Develop and facilitate group counselling sessions
  • Support student residents towards the achievement of casework goals
  • Maintain all necessary student records, reports and case notes
  • Develop quality relationships with a range of key stakeholders including community organisations, rehabilitation providers and other health professionals

Qualifications & experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Art Therapy and Counselling (e.g. Masters of Art Therapy)
  • NSW Driver’s License and current First Aid Certificate
  • Demonstrated group work skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in the AOD field.
  • Demonstrated ability completing funding submissions.
  • Familiarity with and confidence in working within a harm minimisation framework

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.   In addition there is a requirement to possess a current Working with Children check or apply if you do not already hold one. It is unlawful for prohibited persons to apply for work with children, and, as such, prohibited persons cannot apply for this role.


  • Not for Profit Salary Packaging benefits which reduces your taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee discounts with hotels, travel insurance, and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling service

Click "APPLY NOW" noting applications close 26th of March 2018.

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

Download File Art Therapist PD 2018.pdf

Mission Australia is dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Learn about our Reconciliation Action Plan

Art Therapist, Art Therapy, Counselling ,Southern Highlands, Robertson, Wollongong,

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