Counsellor – Residential Programs Team

An exciting opportunity is available for a committed, values-driven individual who is looking for a role that will make a difference to those in our community.

If this sounds like you, please read on!

The Opportunity

Karralika Programs is seeking an experienced Counsellor to join our Canberra based Residential Programs Team, to support individuals and families experiencing alcohol and other drug dependence issues.

You will be working with clients in our Residential Therapeutic Community providing one-on-one counselling support.

About You

You will have the following essential qualifications and experience:

  • Unconditional professional registration with AHPRA, Australian Counselling Association (ACA) or the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PAFCA)
  • AOD specific training and/or experience
  • Experience in providing individual counselling and/or group work
  • Working with Vulnerable People Clearance
  • Police Check

You will be joining a supportive and close-knit team, in a values-based organisation, who sees the potential in every individual.

If this sounds like the role for you, we would love to hear from you.

More Information and How to Apply

For a copy of the full position description, please click here, or for a confidential discussion, please contact Dawn Bainbridge on 02 6185 1300 or

Please send a covering letter that addresses the selection criteria, and a copy of your most recent CV to

About Karralika Programs

Karralika has been operating alcohol and other drug treatment programs since the establishment of the first Karralika Therapeutic Community Program in 1978 and has a strong reputation for the delivery of high quality, client-centred and responsive alcohol, and other drug treatment support services.

Our approach to recovery is multidimensional, supporting our clients to learn about themselves behaviourally, cognitively, and emotionally to achieve and sustain positive living.

Recovery is an active process of discovery where clients develop a sense of hope, meaning and purpose for life, community and belonging, and positive identity and pride.