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SASS is a Tasmanian community-based 24/7 crisis response and counselling service supporting survivors of recent and historical sexual abuse and assault, their support people and other professionals. We are an organisation guided by trauma-informed principles, continuous quality improvement, and staff support and development.

Do you want to work for a specialist sexual assault support service in Tasmania?

Trauma informed practice principlesSASS employs professionals to work as part of our team of committed and passionate individuals undertaking  rewarding, challenging and complex roles. All staff are supported with on- the-job training, mentoring and clinical supervision, and must be comfortable working independently and autonomously within this support structure.

SASS accepts expressions of interest. If you would like to join our team, please submit your electronic resume and a cover letter to @email and we will contact you if relevant positions become available.


On-Call Counsellor:

This is an on-call, out of business hours role working on a rotating roster for a week at a time (i.e. approximately one week in every 6-8), including weekends and public holidays. The position is home-based, with the capacity to respond in person to support clients at the Royal Hobart Hospital or Police Station as required.

Please download the position description for this role by clicking the link below.

Alternatively, contact Therese Leaman by email to request a copy of the Position Description and Selection Criteria: @email.
Applications close 9am, Monday 20th November, 2017.

The key functions of the role are to:

  •  Provide out-of-hours telephone crisis support to victims of sexual assault, their families and other professionals.

  •  Coordinate medical, forensic and police responses to recent sexual assaults.

Candidates must hold qualifications in social work, psychology, or counselling; have relevant professional experience; and be eligible for registration with their professional body.

Satisfactory and current National Police Check and Working with Children’s Card are requirements for all SASS employees.