If you have trouble accessing this information, please email mail@palmerston.org.au or phone Palmerston Corporate Services. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for any positions with Palmerston Association. 

Why choose Palmerston:

Supporting over 5500 individuals and their families each year, Palmerston strives for excellence in service and support to our clients.  Providing a full range of services from counselling, family support, residential services and educational initiatives in the community, we operate throughout the metropolitan and Great Southern regions. Palmerston is an accredited not for profit service and is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Diversity award from AIM WA. We are a strong and dynamic place to work.

As an employer, Palmerston offers:

  • an organisation that understand the importance of diversity
  • excellent working conditions and environment
  • salary packaging benefits
  • attractive conditions of employment

There are currently three vacancies across Palmerston: Two positions are located at our Perth office and one position is located in Albany in the Great Southern region.

Counsellor/Educator - Albany

Full time fixed term contract until June 2018 (with possibility of extension)

We are seeking a motivated person with experience and/or qualifications within the alcohol and other drug field, who thrives in a dynamic organisation. Based in Albany, the position will have a treatment and prevention focus, providing counselling and support to consumers, families and other service providers with the aim of reducing harm associated with alcohol and other drug use.

Salary range is $63,400 to $68,400.

The conditions of employment are attractive and include salary packaging benefits. For further information please download the job description form: 

JDF - Counsellor/Educator (Oct 2017) JDF - Counsellor/Educator (Oct 2017) (83 KB)

Only applications which address the selection criteria will be considered.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

For a confidential discussion, contact Deb Slade on 9892 2100 or email dslade@palmerston.org.au

Please email applications to jobs@palmerston.org.au by 5pm Monday 27 November 2017.

Aboriginal Senior Counsellor/Educators - Palmerston Perth

Two positions available. Note: this appointment will be made under a Section 50(d) exemption of the Equal Opportunity Act.

Full time contract to 30 June 2018 (with possibility of extension).
Based at Palmerston Perth, the Aboriginal counsellor/educators will provide support to the local Aboriginal community. Possessing a sound level of clinical knowledge and skills, the counsellor educator's role is to provide culturally secure counselling, eduction and support to individuals, families and the local community. A strong sense of community connection is essential, along with good communication and yarning skills.

Salary range is $75,700 to $77,300.

The conditions of employment are attractive and include salary packaging benefits, along with training, development and support.

Please download the job description form below to review and address the selection criteria in your application:

JDF - Senior Counsellor Educator JDF - Senior Counsellor Educator (95 KB)

For a confidential chat, please contact the coordinator, Trish Hitchins on 9328 7355 or thitchins@palmerston.org.au.

Please email applications addressing the selection criteria to jobs@palmerston.org.au by 5pm Monday 13 November 2017.


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