Jobs in Court – Triage Counsellor

Website Federal Court

Job Description:

The Courts are seeking highly capable candidates who are enthusiastic and motivated to assist in achieving the Courts’ objectives and perform the key functions of a Triage Counsellor across 15 FCFCOA family law registries. This new Triage Counsellor position will sit within Court Children’s Services, and be part of a national team delivering triage services across all locations.  Triage Counsellors will work closely with Court Child Experts, Judicial Registrars, judicial support and court support staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Co-designing and developing safety and well-being plans with individuals, and where appropriate and necessary, undertaking direct referrals to identified agencies and services
  • Maintaining high quality and comprehensive clinical case records
  • Providing information to Judicial Registrars and other court staff with respect to appropriate court case management pathways and options
  • Reviewing responses to the Court’s Risk Screening Tool (Family DOORS Triage)
  • Conducting reviews of filed material to further inform risk screening
  • Conducting telephone interviews with identified parties, in order to further formulate risk assessment and analysis, including identifying protective and supportive factors
  • Participating in professional supervision and professional development activities
  • Performing administrative and related duties

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum three (3) years relevant clinical experience working with children and families, such as in child protection, family support, family and domestic violence
  • A recognised degree in a relevant social science area (e.g. social work, psychology, counselling, human services)
  • A clearance for working with children as required within the relevant State/Territory scheme
  • Conducting risk screening and risk assessment, particularly in relation to child protection and domestic and family violenc
  • Experience in telephone service delivery.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Court

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Darwin, Northern Territory, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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