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Organisation : CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

Location : NSW Regional, Sydney (Tuggerah)

Work type : Part-time

Sector : Community Support Services, Drug, Alcohol & Addiction, Families

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 30 Nov, 2021

About the role

Attractive Salary Packaging Options

Learning and Development Opportunities

Be part of a passionate, supportive, and experienced counselling team

Leadership opportunity that also offers direct client engagement


About the role

CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay is seeking a Specialist Lead for our Counselling program. This role involves providing high-quality counselling for individuals, couples and families, facilitating group work, as well as the provision of staff supervision and specialist support to Counsellors.

This role contributes to the strategic direction of this team and is a Permanent Full-time position, however may consider Part-time arrangement of 4 days per week. 


· Inspire and lead a team of Counsellors, encouraging a collaborative, safe and continuous improvement culture

. Provision of Counselling services to a small caseload of clients on the Central Coast

· Encouraging innovative and quality service delivery across the program, ensuring high quality practices are maintained

· Exceeding program requirements, ensuring exceptional service delivery

· Support the Practice Manager in seeking additional growth opportunities for the program


· Tertiary qualifications in Counselling, Social Work, Welfare, Psychology, or professionally related disciplines.

· Relevant registrations with peak bodies (e.g., AHPRA, ACA or PACFA)

· Experience providing counselling services, with an understanding of therapeutic frameworks.

· Ability to support a team through a change journey

· Post graduate studies in areas relevant to counselling or relevant disciplines such as art therapy, child trauma therapy, play therapy, FDR mediation, client counselling, music therapy and domestic violence training will be well regarded.

· NSW Driver’s Licence and access to insured vehicle

· A Working with Children Check and Criminal History Check.




About the organisation

Organisation Name : CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay

About us

At CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay we make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve. Our services include NDIS disability services, foster care and out of home care supports, services for seniors, children’s services and a range of Community Services supports.

We are also a child-safe and child-friendly organisation.

We are a safe, respectful, and inclusive employer. We welcome all applicants, regardless of their cultural background, gender, faith, or disability. Our organisation will accommodate any reasonable requests to support you to thrive during the recruitment process and beyond.

Culture and Benefits

Please find attached a video about what it means to work at CatholicCare. We also offer:

· Salary packaging benefits to receive a portion of your salary tax-free.

· A focus on employee well-being, with regular reflective/practice supervision opportunities.

· Access to training and learning opportunities.

· An Employee Assistance Program offering free and confidential counselling and support; as well as

· An additional Paid Leave day (CatholicCare Day) to be taken at the end of the year.

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Specialist Lead - Counselling via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Drug_Alcohol_and_Addiction, #Families

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