Practice Manager - Carer Gateway

Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Ongoing  
Carers Counselling Service & Community Forum
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About the Role

Commencing immediately, this exciting role will be responsible for the day-to-day co-leadership of a multidisciplinary team of Counsellors and Intake Workers focusing on supporting unpaid carers experiencing stress in their caring role. The service provides shorter-term Person-Centred and Third Wave Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for those who care for people with a disability, chronic health conditions, mental health concerns or who are frail aged.

Your leadership skills, together with your knowledge and experience in the delivery of high-quality, evidence informed, therapeutic services that meet the needs of carers, community and funding stakeholders will be crucial to this role.  Experience in the delivery of digital services and a willingness to learn new technologies would be highly regarded.    Carrying a small caseload you will use your clinical support skills to enhance the wellbeing of carers whilst supporting a passionate and professional team.    

You will be joining our growing management team within the broader Families Division.  The Division comprises over 200 expert Counsellors, Educators, Facilitators, Mediators and Case Workers.

Position Details

  • Ongoing full-time opportunity
  • Located at Lewisham
  • Varied shifts Monday to Friday

What can we Offer You?

We provide an environment where professional, committed and values driven people can thrive. We offer:

  • An organisation with a strong framework of clinical supervision, support and professional development
  • A diverse, highly professional leadership team within CatholicCare
  • An opportunity to further build on the success of this highly innovative program, and exposure to a diverse range of partners and peers from varied areas of clinical and operational focus.

About You

You identify as somebody with:

  • A passion for supporting people who are caring for others
  • Demonstrated experience in a clinical leadership role providing counselling services
  • An evidence-based approach to counselling service delivery including experience with Digital Service Delivery modalities
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills across varied stakeholder groups
  • A commitment to quality outcomes and outputs for clients and service delivery       

This role requires membership of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) or the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

How to Apply?
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To be considered for this role, you will need to attach your resume and a cover letter addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role.

Applications for this position close 1 October 2021. Please submit your application as soon as possible as shortlisting for this position will commence immediately.    

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About Us

CatholicCare Sydney is a leading not-for-profit agency providing care and support to people in Sydney across a wide range of social services: Children and families, relationships, ageing, disability, employment, mental health and youth programs. We are the official social services agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.

CatholicCare requires the preferred applicant to undertake a National Criminal History Record Check prior to employment and will also require a Working with Children Check.

CatholicCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; people living with a disability are encouraged to apply.