At RA Tas our purpose is to help people and communities thrive.

Our culture is the foundation upon which everything else is built. That’s why we invest in building an environment where our people feel supported and motivated to help make our vision a reality. We believe that a collective effort that draws upon the diverse strengths of all staff create the best results.

The diverse background and perspectives of our staff, the people we support, and our inclusive and collaborative culture are the keys to our success.

RA Tas is currently accepting applications from suitably qualified individuals to join our Organisation Development Team and be part of our exciting new Women’s Support Service program in both Northern and Southern Tasmania.  The client services provided in the Women’s Support Service are primarily focused on working with adult women to improve their personal health and wellbeing with the program .

The primary purpose of this position is to provide individual counselling and group-based workshops for more vulnerable Tasmanian women to improve their engagement in the community and employment opportunities, as well as supporting better management of any barriers.

Successful applicants will have the following attributes

  • Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent tertiary qualifications that are recognised to deliver therapeutic counselling services in accordance with agency requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in providing counselling and case management services for adult women and for those who may be impacted by a range of vulnerabilities
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge of groupwork processes and delivery
  • Demonstrated understanding of the impacts of gender equity issues and sensitivity to the needs of women and barriers to their community engagement
  • Knowledge and understanding of counselling theory and practice, including trauma-informed practice and the psychological development of vulnerabilities
  • Demonstrated high level communication and engagement skills dealing with a broad range of stakeholders


  • Total salary package starting from $90,000 (Inc Super *pro-rata)
  • Ongoing Professional Development
  • Industry best practice Supervision to support you in your professional journey
  • Salary packing options (up to $15,900 TAX FREE each FB year)
  • Additional PAID leave days (up to 5 per year *pro-rata)
  • External Employee Assistance Services

What you need to do now:

If this role sounds like one you are eager to pursue, please review the position description and contact Penny Minehan – (Acting) Manager – Quality & Innovation on 1300 364 277 for a confidential conversation about the opportunity.
Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

To be considered for this role, please note your application should be forwarded to  Applications MUST include a completed application form, a brief statement against each of the selection criteria, and a copy of your current resume. Please refer to the position description for the selection criteria.

RA Tas is a recognised Employer of Choice.  We are an equal opportunity employer that has a culture enabling staff to achieve a healthy work-life balance. We offer flexible working arrangements, attractive salary packaging options and a supportive team environment in which to work.

Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are encouraged to apply.