Registered Migration Australia
A rehabilitation counsellor assists physically, mentally and socially disadvantaged people to reintegrate into work and the community. In Australia a rehabilitation counsellor is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Rehabilitation Counsellor is on the following skill lists:
This occupation is not on the following skill lists:
The job of a rehabilitation counsellor in Australia is to 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.
Most occupations in the rehabilitation counsellor unit group (Group 2721) 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).
Occupations with the Rehabilitation Counsellor Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same rehabilitation counsellor group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Rehabilitation Counsellor in Australia is $ 68,431 for male employees and $ 54,014 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 46.8 Females: 45.2 Persons: 45.7
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2721) Counsellors - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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