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 looking for tertiary qualified counsellors, psychologists or social workers who are experienced in working with trauma, and with clients with a diverse range of disabilities.

This is a state-wide service with practitioner positions currently available in Hobart, as well as a state-wide Senior Practitioner position.

Do you fit the bill?

  • Demonstrated experience and Degree qualification in Social Work or Psychology or equivalent qualifications that are recognised to deliver mental health counselling in accordance with DRCSS requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in providing therapeutic interventions, and in supervision of practice in counselling and case management settings
  • Knowledge and understanding of counselling theory and practice, couple and family dynamics and the psychological development of relationships
  • Knowledge and understanding of trauma-informed therapeutic approaches for working with people affected by the Disability Royal Commission
  • A demonstrated broad range of skills, including the ability to evaluate and reflect on intended outcomes of therapeutic intervention, and the knowledge and capacity to assess and manage complex cases involving ethical dilemmas and duty of care matters, risk assessment, child protection and FV issues
  • Ability to communicate and engage with clients therapeutically and to assist clients with a broad range of abilities, motivational levels, and health profiles, and from a range of socio-economic backgrounds


  • Total salary package starting from $103,607 + (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)
  • Interstate relocation assistance opportunities
  • Additional PAID leave days (up to 5 per year *pro-rata)
  • 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 – Manager, Clinical and Services Development at or 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.