Bilingual Mandarin Speaking Counsellor

Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Sydney is one of 40 Lifeline centres across Australia. Our purpose is to support Australians in times of crisis and equip individuals and communities to be resilient and suicide safe with a vision to see an Australia free of suicide.

We provide vital community services to residents on Sydney’s north side every day of the year from our office in Gordon. Our services work together to reduce the distress and emotional turmoil experienced by callers and clients, and to reduce the likelihood of a further decrease in the person’s mental wellbeing.

Description of job:

We are seeking a counsellor who is fluent in Mandarin and English with experience working with adults with a range of mental health issues. The counsellor must hold tertiary qualification and a current registration with PACFA.

Experience required:

To be successful in this role, you will be qualified and experienced in range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with demonstrated experience working in a mental health service. You will have qualifications and experience in suicide intervention strategies and hold a tertiary degree in Counselling.


Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Sydney, 4 Park Avenue, Gordon

How to apply:

Please obtain a copy of the Position Description and address the technical competencies and essential qualifications and experience in a 2-page application that will accompany your CV. Please send your application to: [email protected], using the subject line: Bilingual Mandarin Speaking Counsellor application.

For further information, please contact Jennifer Gripton-Corbett on 02 8287 1108 (Mon-Wed).

Application closing date: 

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 31st August, 2023