TAFE Counsellor

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 11/04/2019

Job Category:

Education / TAFE / Trades / Vocational

Job description:
TAFE NSW, Sydney Region
2 Temporary Positions – Eora (Chippendale) and Randwick
 Be a part of a business that makes a difference to people's lives!
TAFE NSW supports and empowers thousands of students in hundreds of courses across multiple campuses and online. We are one of Australia's largest vocational education and training providers.
We’re looking for qualified and experienced people who want to be part of our Student Services Team as a Temporary TAFE Counsellor.
About the position:
Responsible for the delivery of appropriate counselling services to enrolled and prospective students.
For more information about the position please read information package and position description
For your application to be considered, you must:
  • Attach an updated resume with contact details of 2 referees
  • Provide written responses to the 3 targeted questions below:

Important Information
Note: 1 This is a child-related position. Applicants must be willing to undertake a Criminal Record and Working with Children Check.
Note: 2: Positions are available at various locations within TAFE NSW Sydney Region.
Note: 3: * For the Position located at the Eora Campus:
*This position is targeted for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under Government Sector Employment Rule 26. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Non-Aboriginal people are also encouraged to apply.
Aboriginal candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide Confirmation of Aboriginality documentation at interview.
If you have any enquiries about the position, please contact Gillian Blackburn:
If you require assistance with the application process please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 9217 4388
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019

Key Application Responses


  1. Describe the range and depth of counselling skills and experience, including the types of presenting issues and the populations that you have worked given TAFE is a vocational and diverse organisation. In your response, include reference to age, CALD, indigenous, youth, unemployed people and people with disabilities.
  2. Describe situations and experiences requiring a capacity to work independently and in a team across multiple locations. Include a description of how you managed your caseload.
  3. Identify the range of your communication skills and experience both in 1 to 1, face to face, online, over the phone and group work or class room situations.