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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: Sessional Presenter (Youth) Prevention Services

Join a driven team striving to make a difference to the lives of young people.

  • Australia’s largest organisation supporting people with eating disorders
  • Encourage hope and help-seeking through education and awareness
  • Visit schools across Sydney 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Sessional Presenters deliver engaging large-scale presentations within schools and youth settings to support body confidence and healthy relationships with food and exercise in young people.

ABOUT YOU

  • You are a passionate advocate for positive body image.
  • Possess a good understanding of the risks and protective factors for body dissatisfaction and eating disorders.
  • Are comfortable, confident and experienced in presenting to small and large groups.
  • Have a health science, allied health, psychology, education or similar background.

Read full Position Description Here

TO APPLY

Applications including a cover letter which responds to the Key Selection Criteria and a CV should be submitted by email to Human Resources at hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with the Subject Title: Sessional Presenter

  1. Please obtain and read the Position Description including Full Selection Criteria HERE.
  2. Record a 5-minute digital clip of yourself presenting on the theme of ‘Positive Body Esteem'. Please explain what this term means to you and conclude with 3 key messages you would share if you had a younger sibling.
  3. As part of your application, please submit your resume, a link to your digital clip (which must be accessible to more than one person) AND a covering letter clearly addressing the Selection Criteria (essential and desirable) as listed in the Position Description.  Applications which do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications should be submitted, by email only, to Human Resources, hr@thebutterflyfoundation.org.au with the subject title: Sessional Presenter Job Application.  We are unable to accept applications from those wishing to work in other States and Territories at this time.  Closing Date: Monday, 9th December 2019.

 

 

Position Vacant: Counsellor - Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE
  • Opportunity to grow and develop digital service skills
  • Nurturing and supportive team environment
  • Competitive salary with impressive employee benefits (up to $15,900 tax free benefit).
  • Located in Crows Nest, NSW
  • Minimum of 2 shifts per week - 4:30pm - 12:30am Monday - Sunday

ABOUT THE ROLE

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.

ABOUT YOU

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: Counsellor - Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE

See full advertisement HERE.

 

Position Vacant Supervising Counsellor - Butterfly National Helpline 1800 ED HOPE

  • Opportunity to grow and develop digital service skills
  • $82,200 p/a pro rata plus super and salary packaging (up to $15,900) 
  • Located in Crows Nest, NSW
  • Minimum of 2 shifts per week - 4:30pm - 12:30am Monday - Sunday

ABOUT THE ROLE

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.

ABOUT YOU

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

 

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. 

 

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