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Employment at Butterfly

Would you like to work for Australia’s largest not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting people with eating disorders and negative body image?

To apply for a particular role, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing essential selection criteria as detailed in the position description. 

All applications need to be submitted by email to Butterfly's Human Resource team at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with a subject title stating the position you are applying for.  

For general employment enquiries, contact HR on (03) 9822 5771. 

Current Employment Opportunities

Position Vacant: Supervising Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney

  • 2 year, part-time position with set rostered weekly shifts
  • Available to start early 2018
  • Located at Butterfly House, Crows Nest, NSW
  • Salary, circa $77,500 p/a pro rata
  • Shifts Currently Vacant
    4:30pm -12:30pm  (Monday – Friday)
    7:30am - 3:30pm   (Saturday and Sunday)
    10:00am - 6:00pm (Saturday and Sunday)

The Butterfly Foundation is looking for highly trained counsellors, to provide brief support counselling to Helpline contacts, and to act as shift supervisor, providing strong team leadership to less experienced counsellors, guiding and developing their abilities where necessary to build on their strengths.

The Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE is expanding its services to 7 days a week in 2018.

The right candidate will possess clinical experience in the field of eating disorders and have full registration as a psychologist or is a highly experienced psychotherapist, social worker or counsellor with a master’s degree in a relevant discipline. In addition to the role as supervisor, the candidate will have an innate warmth and understanding when counselling on either a phone or online counselling platform.

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential), as detailed in the Position Description, in a separate letter. 

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with Subject Title: Supervising Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, contact Juliette Thomson at Juliette.thomson@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au   


 

Position Vacant: Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney

  • 2 year, part-time position with set rostered weekly shifts
  • Available to start early 2018
  • Located at Butterfly House, Crows Nest, NSW
  • $63,100 – $69,700 p/a pro rata depending on experience
  • Shifts Currently Vacant
    4:30pm - 12:30am (Monday – Sunday)
    7:30am - 3:30pm   (Saturday and Sunday)
    1:30pm - 9:30pm   (Saturday and Sunday)

The Butterfly Foundation is looking for people with sound counselling skills and a level of understanding about eating disorders to provide support to Australians living with eating disorders via their National Helpline. 

The Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE is expanding its services to 7 days a week in 2018.

We are currently seeking passionate counselling professionals who are available to deliver eating disorder counselling services.  You need to have availability for a minimum of two shifts per week in the time allocations detailed below. 

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential), as detailed in the Position Description, in a separate letter. 

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with Subject Title: Counsellor, Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE – Sydney.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, contact Juliette Thomson at Juliette.thomson@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au   



Position Vacant: Administrative Assistant, NEDC

  • Contract position to 30th June 2019
  • Part-time position, 16 – 20 hours per week over 2- 4 days  
  • Salary $53,000 to $56,000 p/a (pro rata)
  • Located at Butterfly House, Crows Nest, NSW

The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) is an Australian Government initiative, managed by the Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders. The primary purpose of the NEDC is to develop and maintain a nationally consistent approach to the prevention and management of eating disorders. 

This position provides key administrative assistance to aid the smooth and efficient operations of a small collaborative team. The Administrative Assistant, NEDC reports to the Manager, NEDC and will also assist the National Manager, Knowledge Research and Policy.   As well as being professional and highly organised, the successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, who thrives in a multi-tasking environment and loves to keep tasks on schedule, but who is also unfazed by unanticipated changes to their work plan.    

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential), as detailed in the Position Description, in a separate letter. 

Applications should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with Subject Title: Administrative Assistant, NEDC.

Applications close on Sunday 28 January 2018.

Enquiries

For enquiries about this position, contact Eliza Charlett on 02 9412 4499 or email hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au   

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