Senior Supervisor – The Anchor / Youth and Family Counselling

Parramatta and Western Suburbs
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About the role

This role is responsible for providing high-level counselling interventions across the programs offered by Uniting Counselling & Mediation.  Under delegation from the UCM Centre Manager, Parramatta, and the UCM Counselling Specialist and Child Inclusion Practice Specialist, this role will provide clinical supervision to Uniting Counselling staff within the Anchor Program and Youth & Family Counselling Program.  This role will also provide assistance in the operation and promotion of Uniting Counselling & Mediation and its services in the region, as directed by the UCM Centre Manager, Parramatta. 

This position is offered on a Permanent Part-time basis working 4 days a week.

About you

  • High level clinical supervision skills (minimum two years’)
  • Extensive experience delivering child, youth and family therapy, preferably with Family Law matters or Targeted Early Intervention matters
  • Superior case management and assessment skills
  • Competence in working with issues of family violence and child protection
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high conflict individuals and families with complex issues
  • Excellent communication, organisation and report writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as be able to contribute to the smooth functioning of a team
  • Computer literacy

Even better:

  • Accredited post graduate training in individual or family therapy
  • Eligibility for membership to relevant professional bodies (eg. AASW, APS, PACFA)
  • Previous experience in team leadership or management role
  • Experience working with court ordered and involuntary clients
  • Prior experience in group facilitation with youth group work programs
  • Experience and expertise in program promotion and liaison
  • Familiarity with the Family Law Act and other relevant legislation (eg. Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act

Why work for Uniting? 

  • To have a career that matters in an organisation that makes a difference
  • To work in a family friendly and supportive work environment
  • Receive training and mentoring with the opportunity to improve and learn new skills.
  • Take advantage of Salary Packaging Benefits

What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organization excites you, then click APPLY now to get your application started. 

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check



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