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Requisition Number:  40111



  • Start Date 23 December 2022, 8 to 10 week rotations
  • Exceptional opportunity to be part of a well-established organization
  • Real job satisfaction from providing help to people in need on a daily basis

IHMS is currently seeking an experienced Counsellor to assist us in our facility located on Christmas Island.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering counselling services to persons in detention through assessment, case formulation and case management, structured interview techniques and therapeutic interventions.



  • 3 years proven experience in the delivery of counselling services, case management and case coordination in mental health setting.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or First Aid Certificate obtained within the last 12 months.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multi disciplinary team.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.



  • Competitive Hourly Rates
  • Flights and Accommodation provided
  • Completion Bonus & Location Allowances
  • Working with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.
  • Be recognised, well-acknowledge and rewarded
  • Multidisciplinary, dynamic and collaborative team


The Company: 

International Health & Medical Services (IHMS) is a subsidiary of International SOS, the world's leading international healthcare, medical assistance, and security Services Company.

IHMS is contracted to provide healthcare to people in immigration detention throughout Australia. We deliver these important and challenging services in a professional manner that is:

  • Medically appropriate;
  • Without any form of discrimination;
  • With appropriate dignity, humanity, cultural and gender sensitivity; and
  • With respect for privacy and confidentiality


*Applicants may be required to undertake a criminal history check as part of the recruitment process and prior to an offer of employment.