Counsellor - Children and Family Law

CatholicCare Sydney is a leading not-for-profit agency supporting people from all walks of life. We work with the Sydney community to realise our shared vision - a society in which we all feel valued and supported. Our services help people across Sydney to live to their potential by providing care for the most vulnerable people and holistic support with relationships, parenting, ageing, disability, pastoral services and mental wellbeing. 

CatholicCare is the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney and also a certified Family Friendly Organisation.

Job title: Counsellor – Children and Family Law


The Counsellor – Children and Family Law role provides assessment, therapeutic work and case management to children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families impacted by family separation. This is a designated “family counsellor” role under the Family Law Act and will support parents to remain child focused and to maintain safe relationships in the best interests of children.

Experience required:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in social work, psychology or counselling, and eligibility for membership with a relevant professional Board or Association and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in counselling

  • Experience in working with adults and children impacted by relationship breakdown, family separation and family law processes, to meet the requirements for designated family counsellors under the Family Law Act

  • Thorough knowledge of child development, Child Protection Legislation and the Family Law Act

Locations: Bankstown, Sydney CBD/Inner West and Liverpool locations.

Application closing date: 3 July, 2023

For enquiry and additional information please contact Samantha - Practice Manager Post Separation Case Management on 02 9707 8525. For more information, see this link to the advertisement and the Position Description.