Counsellor / Therapist -Adults Service

Adult · Dunedin, Otago
Department Adult
Employment Type Part Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $70,000 - $75,000

Counsellor / Therapist –Adult Service

Stop is a well-respected social services agency that provides its services across the South Island. Stop is a specialist provider of high-quality evidence-based community assessment and intervention services for adolescent and adults who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour (HSB). We provide tailored therapeutic interventions which have been shown to make a positive difference in the lives of our clients their families and their communities. 


The role

Due to increased need, we are expanding our Dunedin based team and are seeking a part time Clinician, working 20 hours per week, to support our Adult service.

The role involves the delivery of therapeutic assessment and intervention for adults who have been referred for harmful sexual behaviour. A strengths-based trauma-informed, psychosocial framework is utilised in providing a combination of individual and group therapy and whanau support in conjunction with other community agencies as required. The successful applicant will be supported by an experienced team of Specialist Clinicians.


The successful applicant will have the following attributes, skills and experience:

  • Proven experience and skills in therapeutic work with adults, ideally in both individual and group settings
  • Qualification in psychology, counselling, social work or equivalent
  • An ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team and work professionally alongside other social service agencies
  • Some experience of working with issues related to trauma is preferable but not essential
  • Excellent communication, relationship and organisational skills and enjoys contributing to a strong and reflective team 

Working at Stop

Stop provides comprehensive support for both experienced and new practitioners in the area of HSB through induction, training and supervision, utilising our semi structured intervention approach.

The successful applicant will join a fun and supportive Dunedin team, with additional support from our experienced Christchurch clinicians.  Stop provides competitive salaries and staff benefits, including flexible working, additional leave and medical insurance. 


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  • Location
    Dunedin, Otago
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Part Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $70,000 - $75,000