Welcome to Lutheran Care. We are an energetic, forward thinking and values driven not for profit organisation, providing support to people who need it most.

Our organisation offers a wide range of programs and services and we support communities through responding to the needs of individuals and families, community development, learning opportunities, accommodation and disability support. Current programs include Homelessness and Housing, Community Connections, Community Hubs, Community Visitors Scheme, Elcies Disability Care, Emergency Relief, Financial Counselling, Family Support and Education and Foster Care. Through innovative approaches, we strive to enhance the well-being of individuals and make a positive impact on their lives.

And this is where you come in!

We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Counsellor/Facilitator. In this role, you will play a vital role in providing a range of counselling and support services for children, with a primary focus on individual counselling. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to engage in facilitation and community education sessions aimed at supporting families within our school community. This position encompasses a wide range of tasks, including reporting and administration, client services, stakeholder engagement, strategic management, and effective communication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct individual counselling sessions with children to address their emotional, social, and mental well-being.
  • Develop and implement effective counselling strategies and interventions tailored to the unique needs of each child.
  • Provide guidance and support to families, offering facilitation and community education sessions to foster a collaborative and nurturing environment.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of counselling sessions and client progress, ensuring confidentiality and privacy are upheld.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders, including parents, teachers, and external agencies, to promote a holistic approach to support the well-being of children.
  • Engage in strategic planning and management, ensuring the effective implementation of counselling programs and services.
  • Foster open and transparent communication channels to promote a supportive and inclusive school community.

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, possess the necessary qualifications and skills, and thrive in a dynamic and supportive environment, we encourage you to apply for the position of Counsellor/Facilitator. Together, we can create a nurturing and inclusive school community where every child can thrive.

Staff Benefits:

Lutheran Care values all its staff by ensuring they are well supported through paid maternity and paternity leave, an Employee Assistance Program, a free and confidential counselling service, access to internal and external training opportunities, an annual staff conference and professional development days, annual staff/volunteer celebrations and an innovative and caring culture.

Salary Packaging:

We offer a competitive remuneration plus salary packaging. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows Public Benevolent Institutions (PBI), such as Lutheran Care, to offer special tax concessions. Through salary packaging, these concessions allow employees to increase their take-home pay.

To Apply:

For details about Lutheran Care, please browse our website. You can also check us out on our Lutheran Care Facebook page. To access our Job Description, please click on the above link.

For any queries regarding this position, please contact

All applications must include a Cover Letter and current Resume.

Only applications submitted via Seek, will be accepted. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team environment, within a progressive, customer-focused organisation.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a NDIS Workers Screening Check, a DHS Working With Children Check, as well as a current Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate. You must hold a current and unrestricted South Australian Driver’s License and possess a registered roadworthy vehicle available for work use (employees reimbursed for work travel). In addition, the successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or a medical exemption.


Lutheran Care is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and those from culturally diverse communities. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close Friday Jul 14 2023 at 5.00pm