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Counsellor at Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

  • LocationMelbourne Sexual Health Centre
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:9 days ago
  • Job no: 66252
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Permanent Part Time Position
  • 24 hours per fortnight (3 days per week)


The Department

Melbourne Health Centre (MSHC) has been in operation since 1918 as a specialised unit for the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The service has established a reputation for clinical excellence by providing high quality sexual health care. MSHC became a part of Alfred Health in 2003 having previously been managed by the Victorian Department of Human Services. 

Services provided by MSHC include screening, testing, counselling, information, referral, health education and clinical management of STIs including HIV/AIDS. The Centre is a leading facility in sexual health and other main roles include post-graduate training and education, clinical consultancy and research. MSHC employs a multidisciplinary team comprising Administrative Staff, Counsellors, Medical Officers, Nurses, Pharmacists, Laboratory Scientists and Researchers.


The Role

This ongoing three day per week position presents an opportunity for an experienced counsellor to join our team, providing quality counselling in a supported environment.


Qualifications/Experience Required


  • Tertiary qualifications and accredited with counselling in the fields of Psychology, Mental Health, Social Work or Mental Health Nursing. 
  • Minimum of two years independent therapeutic practice is required.

  • Monthly supervision is provided by Alfred Health through the allied health program

  • Current registration with Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) or, the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).

  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in therapeutic theories and independent practice of at least two years.

  • Sound knowledge of sexually transmitted infections, treatments, and therapies.



  • Authorship of published research


Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Discounted onsite parking
  • Onsite staff gym
  • Onsite childcare centre
  • Close to public transport and shops


Enquires welcomed. Please contact Nina Hancox, [email protected] noting Nina works Wednesday-Friday.(on leave 18/09-22/09)

or Ria Fortune 9341 6237 (on leave 22/09-02/10)


Closing date: 11pm Tuesday, October 3rd 2023



Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Published on 18 Sep 2023, 2:31 AM