CAREERS COUNSELLOR-ANZSCO :272111

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ANZSCO 272111: CAREERS COUNSELLOR


Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 27 - Legal, Social and Welfare Professionals | Minor Group: 272 - Social and Welfare Professionals | Unit Group: 2721 - Counsellors

Description: Provides individuals and groups with information about career choices and assists individuals with self-development.

Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Alternative Titles
  • Careers Adviser
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.

UNIT GROUP 2721: COUNSELLORS


Description: Provide information on vocational, relationship, social and educational difficulties and issues, and work with people to help them to identify and define their emotional issues through therapies such as cognitive behaviour therapy, interpersonal therapy and other talking therapies.

Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks
  • working with clients on career, study and employment options by obtaining and examining information relevant to their abilities and needs
  • providing information and resources to assist clients with job-seeking skills
  • assessing client needs in relation to treatment for drug and alcohol abuse
  • conducting counselling interviews with individuals, couples and family groups
  • assisting the understanding and adjustment of attitudes, expectations and behaviour to develop more effective interpersonal and marital relationships
  • presenting alternative approaches and discussing potential for attitude and behaviour change
  • consulting with clients to develop rehabilitation plans taking account of vocational and social needs
  • contributing information, understanding and advice on the learning and behaviour of students, especially those with special needs, and assisting parents and teachers in dealing with these needs
  • may work in a call centre
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 272112 - Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
  • 272113 - Family and Marriage Counsellor
  • 272114 - Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • 272115 - Student Counsellor
  • 272199 - Counsellors nec