Team Leader for Family and Counselling Services

Team Leader for Family and Counselling Services

Job Title: Team Leader for Family and Counselling Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $66,354 to $72,787 (for 4 days per week) + package
Reference: 267547413
Contact Name: Chloe Barton
Contact Email: chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: March 13, 2018 15:46

Job Description

Team Leader for Family and Counselling Services  

Are you looking to for a sea change and want to get out the busy city? Do you want more time to do the things you love outside of work? Then this is the opportunity you have been waiting for ...

Beaumont People are currently seeking to recruit a experienced and passionate Senior Counsellor with demonstrated leadership experience to manage a dynamic and well established team of Counsellors across 2 centres in the Newcastle and Central Coast region. 

As Team Leader of Counselling Services, you will work as key part of the leadership  team in the region leading several services operating out of the Newcastle & Central Coast Centres, including Counselling for individuals, couples and families, Relationship and Parenting skills Education and the Children's Contact Service (CCS).

Working closely with the Centre Manager and leading an accomplished team of Counsellors, with a vital part in driving the clinical direction. You will have significant autonomy and decision-making responsibilities, providing supervision and leadership to the Counselling team in the program as well as providing direct services where required.

Permanent role with flexible 4 day a week working hours, based in Newcastle, NSW

Main Responsibilities;
  • Provide support, supervision and leadership to team to ensure quality services.
  • Deliver effective consultation and clinical supervision to practitioners.
  • Partner and build relationships across programs, centres, and local leadership groups, managing the organisational interface with clients, external customers and stakeholders
  • Prepare reports and analysis of data, trends and current practice as required.
  • Work closely in collaboration with the Centre manager to develop and improve staff practice and services delivered.
To be suitable for this role you must have;
  • Tertiary qualification in either social work, counselling, or psychology.
  • Extensive experience in the area of couple or family therapy, counselling and group work, along with sounds understanding of working within a trauma informed framework.
  • Experience in leading a team, while providing clinical supervision to counsellors
  • Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication; along with developed partnership, networking and negotiation skills
  • Have well developed computer literacy, skills in the Microsoft Office suite and internet
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Have a valid WWCC and willingness to undertake a national police check as part of the reemployment checks.
  • Successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Newcastle 
The annual base salary for this position is between $67,017 -$73,515 (for 4 days per week), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. This will be negotiated with the successful candidates being dependent on their level of experience, training and qualifications.   

Work as part of a close-knit, fun and passionate team within an organisation that fosters professional development and training, supports work life balance, providing additional leave and an attractive remuneration package.

This role is advertised without a closing date, all applications will be reviewed on receipt so please send your application ASAP if you are interested in this role.

If this sounds like the role for you please click ‘APPLY’ to send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your experience and reason for application addressed to Chloe Barton or email your application to Chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au. Please feel free to call to discuss on 02 9133 9322