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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 (02) 8456 3919

Current Employment Opportunities

Position Vacant: Clinical Director - Sydney 

Bring about change for the one million Australians living with an eating disorder. 

  • Senior mental health clinicians all relevant disciplines encouraged to apply
  • Ensure clinical excellence in a quickly growing and highly regarded national voice.
  • Be surrounded by passionate and supportive colleagues.
  • Competitive salary with fringe benefit salary packaging (up to $15,900 tax free benefit).
  • Flexible Working Conditions.
  • Location: Crows Nest, NSW

Reporting to the CEO, the Clinical Director is responsible for the strategic leadership and clinical governance of Butterfly’s treatment programs and support services.

This role will have an opportunity to influence and implement the clinical program model and framework for a unique Australian residential care facility for eating disorders, incorporating Butterfly's treatment philosophy and holistic approach.

This position will be responsible for change initiatives, and for the safety and quality of all Butterfly clinical and support programs, operating in accordance with relevant professional codes of ethics and professional standards.

Please read the full position description below for more details.

Read full Position Description HERE.

All applications should be submitted by e-mail via hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with the Subject Title: Clinical Director, including a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. For more information please call Luke Jesionkowski on 02 8456 3919.

 

Position Vacant:  Psychologist/Counsellor, Intensive Outpatient Program

Join a driven team determined to make a difference to the lives of those experiencing an eating disorders.

  • Australia’s largest organisation supporting people with eating disorders
  • Be surrounded by passionate and supportive colleagues
  • Salary $82,220 pro-rata plus super & penalty rates
  • Fringe benefit salary packaging (up to $15,900 tax free benefit)
  • Great salary packaging options
  • Location: Crows Nest, NSW
  • Shifts Include:
    - Monday: 2:00pm-10:00pm
    - Thursday: 2:00pm-10:00pm
    - Every Second Saturday: 8:30am-1:30pm (Penalty Rates = $59.28/hr)

The purpose of this role is to provide clinical therapy, meal support, information and advice to eating disorders sufferers and their carers. Along with this, to advise, counsel, support and educate patients and carers in a group setting as well as, on occasion, individually, and to provide strategies and address process issues which will help patients develop healthy living practices, reduce disordered eating, and move towards healthy, mindful, intuitive, flexible and relaxed eating practices

Please read the full position description below for more details.

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applications should be submitted by e-mail to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with the Subject Title: IOP Psychologist / Counsellor, including a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. 

 

Position Vacant Supervising Counsellor - Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE

  • Opportunity to grow and develop digital service skills
  • $79,960 p/a pro rata 
  • Great salary packaging options
  • Located in Crows Nest, NSW
  • Minimum of 2 shifts per week - 2:30pm - 10:30pm or 4:30pm - 12:30am

The Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE is Australia’s only national telephone and web-based counselling support service for people affected by eating disorders. We are currently seeking a passionate counselling professional who is available to deliver eating disorder counselling services. A practiced listener, you will use your clinical knowledge of eating disorders, and your depth of understanding to support people who are experiencing eating disorders and also their carers.

You possess tertiary qualifications in counselling, social work or psychology and have provisional or full registration as a psychologist or full registration as a social worker, counsellor or psychotherapist.

Read full Position Description HERE.

To Apply

All applicants should supply their resume, and must address the FULL Selection Criteria (essential and desirable), 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 the Subject Title: Supervising Counsellor - Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE

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