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Manager South East Region

Organisation : LifeWorks - via NGO Recruitment

Location : Melbourne

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Community Support Services, Families, Health – General, Mental Health

Salary Type : Annual Package

About the Role

  • Leading relationship, counselling and education provider in Victoria
  • Play a lead role in managing the services of the South East region branches
  • Lead a team of psychologists, family therapists, social workers & counsellors

 

The Organisation

LifeWorks are a relationship, counselling and education service provider who believe that every relationship is a thread, threads which are woven together to form the tapestry of our lives. Since 1947 LifeWorks have been committed to supporting Australian’s through life’s challenges and transitions.

 

By offering a wide range of services to individuals, couples and families regardless of, gender, religious affiliation, race, cultural heritage, sexual orientation or economic circumstance, they are promoting healthy individuals, and respectful and fulfilling relationships and smoother life transitions across the Victorian community

 

Benefits & Culture

  •  Salary packaging and additional end of year leave provision
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Brand new refurbished office location

 

 

The Role

This key management role will be responsible for the operational management of the south east Region of LifeWorks. This will involve ensuring that all sites run smoothly and provide high quality services, leading and supervising the branch teams of psychologists, counsellors and allied health workers and ensuring that Lifeworks is connected to the local communities’ and service providers.

 

You will also be responsible for a managing a small number of complex cases to develop your own practice and;

 

  • Monitoring and ensuring that client care adheres to quality standards and evidence based best practice,
  • Mentoring and developing clinicians and providing case consultancy,
  • Providing clinical supervision to staff,
  • Providing critical incident program support
  • Establishing and maintaining effective community relationships

 

Skills Required

You are a registered psychologist/social worker with tertiary qualifications in psychology/social work/behavioural social science or post graduate studies in relationship counselling or family therapy.  Experience in family or relationships therapy, Clinical Psychology or related fields is also an advantage.

 

As an experienced Manager you enjoy mentoring and motivating teams, building external partnerships whilst also engaging in client case work.  You will have;

 

  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing a team of clinicians
  • Ability to professionally develop, coach and mentor staff
  • Demonstrated case work experience in counselling
  • Demonstrated experience in education and preventative programs e.g. family violence and crisis intervention
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • Commitment and capacity to work professionally, flexibly and in the best interests of clients
  • A current driver’s licence is essential

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : LifeWorks - via NGO Recruitment

The Organisation


LifeWorks are a relationship, counselling and education service provider who believe that every relationship is a thread, threads which are woven together to form the tapestry of our lives. Since 1947 LifeWorks have been committed to supporting Australian’s through life’s challenges and transitions.


 


By offering a wide range of services to individuals, couples and families regardless of, gender, religious affiliation, race, cultural heritage, sexual orientation or economic circumstance, they are promoting healthy individuals, and respectful and fulfilling relationships and smoother life transitions across the Victorian community

Apply for this Job

If you want to use your leadership expertise and play a key role in the successful delivery of the clinical services to Victorians, then please click apply to submit your resume and covering letter in MS Word format. Or phone Emma Naglieri or Anna Skeels on 03 8319 4080 for further information, quoting #34625.


 


*National police check and Working with Children Check are mandatory.


Please quote in application: Manager South East Region via Pro Bono Australia.


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