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Counselling and Therapy Services Manager

Branch: Canberra

Full time position with competitive salary and benefits

Available for immediate start

Based in Canberra managing a team of social workers, psychologist and counsellors

We are seeking a Counselling and Therapy Services Manager to oversee the day to day management of the counselling programs. Reporting to the Director, the role has oversight of the Counselling and Therapy Programs. It includes:

  • Operational and contract management
  • Staff management
  • Quality Assurance & risk management
  • Professional development & supervision
  • Clinical caseload (small)
If you would like to work with us to make a positive difference in people’s lives - we want to hear from you!!!

What we offer

Rewarding opportunities exist for enthusiastic people seeking meaningful careers; helping people in the wider community in a diverse range of program areas. CatholicCare's employment benefits include a generous salary packaging option and professional development in a family friendly environment.

About us

CatholicCare is the social services arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Our mission is to provide quality services to people by promoting healthy, inclusive communities through relationships, partnerships and collaboration.


Tertiary Qualifications in:

  • Social Work (including membership of Australian Association of Social Workers), or
  • registered with AHPRA as a Psychologist, or
  • degree qualified counsellors with ACA or PACFA membership (level 3 or 4)

Ideal person

The ideal person we are seeking has:

  • Demonstrated management experience and leadership skills in managing a team of clinicians
  • Demonstrated commitment to working within a child safety framework that is client centred and family focused.
  • Excellent relationship building skills to maintain effective stakeholder relationships
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and good time management skills
  • Computer literacy skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and databases
  • Have an understanding of EEO, Work Safety and confidentiality
  • Ability to travel as required
To be considered for this role you will be also required to hold:
  • a current drivers licence, and
  • a Working with Vulnerable People’s Card (if working in the ACT)
  • a Working with Children Check (if working in NSW)

You will also be required to undergo a National Police Check.

To Apply

To apply you must:

  • Attach an updated resume
  • Address the selection criteria from the position description (no more than 2 pages).
Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be considered.

Please download the selection criteria:Manager Counselling & Therapy Services July 2021

Please send your applications to:

Closing Date: when filled

CatholicCare is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.