Rehabilitation Counsellor | Psychologist – Contract – Melbourne – DVA client base

Posted 2 weeks ago

Rewarding contracting role working with DVA clients! Established and reputable employer with the potential for ongoing work!


  • Generous fee for service rates
  • Established and reputable specialist employer servicing the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Opportunity for ongoing work


This well-established provider is currently seeking an experienced Rehabilitation Consultant | Rehabilitation Counsellor | Psychologist with availability to take on assessment and case management with DVA clients and deliver excellent services in the Melbourne.


This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our valued veterans. As a confident rehabilitation consultant, you will use your initiative to solve problems and work creatively and collaboratively to secure the best outcomes for your clients!

The role will involve:

  • Case management of Department of Veterans Affairs clientele with physical and/or psychological conditions
  • Assessment of DVA client’s rehabilitation needs
  • Create and implement individual rehabilitation plans to promote successful transition from Australian Defence Force to civilian life
  • Undertake specific home and activities of daily living assessments
  • Coordination of return-to-work plans (vocational assessments, functional capacity evaluations, work trials, and job placement) and non-return to work plans (engagement in treatment and psychosocial activities)
  • Delivery of a range of evidence-based early intervention and occupational rehabilitation services
  • Motivational interviewing to enhance engagement in meaningful occupations
  • Liaison with key stakeholders within a multidisciplinary clinical context.
  • Completion of high-level written reporting


To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in Rehabilitation Counselling or Psychology (With relevant AHPRA registration or ASORC membership etc)
  • Injury Management experience gained within an occupational rehabilitation setting
  • Comcare accreditation preferred
  • The ability to work effectively on an independent basis
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal & written)
  • Good relationship-building and time management ability
  • ABN & Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • A current driver’s licence and your own car

In return, you will be offered:

  • Generous contracting rates commensurate with experience
  • Support and respect from the friendly team
  • Interesting & rewarding workload
  • A large degree of autonomy commensurate with seniority

An exciting opportunity to join this successful, specialist boutique employer in a contracting capacity- You will have significant drive and motivation in your work and take pride in providing a high-quality service!


In the first instance please contact Kirstin Symmonds on 0407 381 250 or email with a copy of your current résumé. All enquiries are treated in absolute confidentiality.



For further details please contact Kirstin Symmonds

Phone. 0407 381 250

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All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.

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