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The Flawed Journey are on the lookout from time-time for both experienced Counsellors and recent graduates who are struggling to find work during or after study within the Counselling field.

The Flawed Journey can offer exciting opportunities where you can develop and gain specialised professional experience whilst building your own clientele.


Position Context:

The Flawed Journey is a small team currently of 2 therapists working in private practice both face-face & online with clients. Services provided include: Individual Counselling, Couple Counselling, Group Counselling, Mental Health Advocacy and referral attracting new clients to The Flawed Journey.

The Flawed Journey currently work with both male & female adolescents aged 13-17 and adults from 18 years old. We work closely with young adults in Sydney living abroad as an expat and Online with clients based in Ireland, UK, Australia & New Zealand. 

Position Summary:

We want Counsellors who will collaborate with The Flawed Journey team, sharing ideas, values and experiences that will continue the company's growth.

Our positions require:

  • Strong well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, enabling you to communicate with a broad range of individuals.

  • Must be motivated, energetic, driven and determined to expand and learn within the field of supporting individuals with their mental health which involves participation in ongoing short / CPD courses.

  • Confidence with providing relevant information, guidance, advice, referral and specialist Counselling support to clients seeking our services.

  • Promote and enhance the social and emotional health and well-being of individuals through our services.

  • Respond to clients seeking our services in person / online and carry out FREE 20 minute phone call consultations with all new clients who reach out.

  • Conduct assessment and provide culturally appropriate Counselling support.

  • Develop and maintain networks with appropriate organisations where possible referral paths can be arranged.

  • Participate in regular clinical external supervision.

  • Manage your own caseload of clients beginning with a maximum of 3 clients per day (average 10-13 clients per week) during a 3 month probation period.

  • Consider a 6 month contract and once pass probation period can discuss possible permanent role depending on performance reviews.

  • Role would be begin initially part-time and be based per current clientele (hours of work & income will differ until reach full-time clientele).

  • Maintain thorough case records, invoicing reports and client files. 

  • Attend and participate in ongoing staff meetings weekly & monthly performance review checks.

  • Report as required of any identified risks, barriers / difficulties directly to business owner to assist and advice of next steps.

  • Ideally based in Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand however this would not impact your application.


  • Counselling tertiary qualifications and minimum of 1 years experience providing counselling services and group work involving experience of providing counselling to individuals suffering with depression, relationship issues, domestic violence, anxiety, grief / loss, trauma issues.

  • Must hold current membership of an accredited counselling professionals organisation.

  • Experience in the delivery of therapeutic group work and promoting mental health activities.

  • Must be willing to hold indemnity insurance (at own expense).

  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and cooperatively as part of a team.

  • Good planning, structure, problem solving and evaluation skills.

  • Strong communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated administration skills with ability to use Microsoft Office programs and quickly adapt to new programs.

Additional Information: 

  • A number of probity checks are required including a thorough background check and involving undertaking a National police check.

  • To be interested in a role please email your updated resume, a cover letter explaining why this role / ideally working at The Flawed Journey would be suited for you, along with contact details of two professional referees should be sent to CEO Emma -

  • If you wish to discuss the role further, email Emma at the above email address and we can arrange to have a chat.

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