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Director, Counselling Services

(Permanent full time position, 38 hours per week)

Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia are looking to fill the key role of Director, Counselling Services.

Turn your passion about the right to live a life free of violence into a career with Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia.

 

The Role

The Director, Counselling Services will lead and oversee the organisation's Counselling Services.  This includes maintaining excellence in the:

  • quality and quality improvement of counselling services provided, and
  • clinical supervision, professional development and employee performance for counselling staff.

The Director Counselling Services will contribute to the organisation’s strategic direction and plans, and will lead counselling projects.

A vital supervisory element of this position requires constant awareness of the work health and safety risk and management of vicarious trauma for the organisations employees.

As the Director, Counselling Services you will manage a team of approximately 30-40 people. You will have approximately 6 Clinical Lead Supervisors and approximately 30 Trauma Specialist Counsellors reporting directly to you.

 

Position Description (please click here)

Selection Criteria Form (please click here)


Salary and Benefits

R&DVSA believes that quality work deserves quality pay and as such we provide above award wages and conditions to our employees:

  • $176,927.38 p.a. including super, plus tax benefit from salary sacrifice package of $15,899 and time in lieu for additional hours worked
  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Generous training and professional development opportunities;
  • An innovative award winning vicarious trauma management plan.

 

Location

Currently located in Sydney's inner west, with a possible move to another Sydney location in 2018.


Application Information

To apply, please view the detailed position and application information via the careers page of our website www.rape-dvservices.org.au and email a copy of your resume and completed Selection Criteria Form to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au by 9am, Monday 22 October 2018, Australian Eastern Daylight Time.

We will acknowledge all complete applications received. Please note that the Selection Criteria Form is an important part of the selection process, and applications that do not attach this document cannot be accepted and will not be acknowledged.

R&DVSA holds an exemption under the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female workers.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Face to face interviews will be held in Sydney the week commencing 29 October 2018. Those successful in gaining a face to face interview will be advised by Thursday 25 October 2018. Others will be advised at the end of the recruitment process.


Commencement

Ideal commencement is November to early December, though there is some flexibility.


Enquiries

Please either call 02 8585 0333 or email enquiries to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au

 

 

 

Operations Administrator – Clinical

(Permanent full-time position, 38 hours per week)

 

 

  • Quality work deserves quality pay - competitive salary package
  • Sydney Inner West location with parking available
  • Award winning vicarious trauma approach

 

Turn your passion about the right to live a life free of violence into a career with Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia.

For Organisational Context and Purpose of the Position

See Position Description

The Role

Provide high-level specialist administrative support to the Director Counselling Services and the Clinical Leadership Team including:

  • Coordinating and maintaining the Director, Counselling Services diary;
  • Identifying and preparing information to support meetings and presentations, ensuring smooth follow-up of information requests  
  • Minute-taking for clinical-focused meetings
  • Database review and maintenance and quality assurance checks (e.g. notification review, Vicarious Trauma, External Counselling Professional & Self Care Management tracking)
  • Management and updates to Counselling Procedures Manual

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

Essential

  • Supportive of the feminist context and principles of Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia
  • Demonstrated:
  • excellent organisational and administrative skills,
  • ability to meet conflicting deadlines,
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team,
  • high level of accuracy and attention to detail in all aspects of the work,
  • well-developed communication and interpersonal skills,
  • ability to negotiate situations to a successful outcome,
  • ability to work with confidential and sensitive information,
  • high-level computer literacy,
  • experience providing administrative support at an executive level,
  • good knowledge of and experience working with policy, compliance and quality assurance systems, and
  • high-level minute taking skills.
  • Relevant qualifications or demonstrated experience,
  • several years’ experience providing administration support to a clinical team.

Desirable

  • Understanding of the causes and consequences of sexual assault, family and domestic violence.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.
  • Willingness to undertake specific functions, such as roster management and financial duties as a backup for other team members.

 

Location

Sydney Inner West location with parking available

 

Salary and benefits:

  • Base hourly rate of $43.77 plus super, which equates to $86,489.52p.a. including super, plus tax benefit from salary sacrifice package of $15,899
  • Four weeks annual leave, annual leave loading, access to Time In Lieu
  • An innovative award winning Vicarious Trauma Management plan
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  •  Monday to Friday position with flexible start and finish times

 

 

Application and Orientation Information:

To apply, please view the detailed position and application information via the careers page of our website www.rape-dvservices.org.au and email a copy of your resume and completed selection criteria form to jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au by 0900, Monday 05 November 2018, Australian Eastern Standard Time.

We will acknowledge all complete applications received. Please note that the selection criteria document forms an essential part of the selection process, and applications that do not attach this document cannot be accepted and will not be acknowledged.

 

R&DVSA holds an exemption under the Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female staff.


Applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Face to face interviews will be held in Sydney the week commencing Monday 19 November 2018. Those successful in gaining a face to face interview will be advised by Friday 16 November 2018. All other applicants will be advised at the end of the recruitment process.

Commencement

Ideal commencement is early December, though there is some flexibility.

Enquiries

Please either call 02 8585 0333 or email enquiries to

jobs@rape-dvservices.org.au

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