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Counselling Services Manager - Amity Community Services

Amity is a for-purpose community organisation based in Darwin. Amity delivers a range of professional evidence-informed services and programs that encourage healthier habits and lifestyles. Amity specialises in the areas of alcohol, other drugs, gambling and associated areas of mental health.

Amity works with people to understand their needs, enabling us to work collaboratively in planning tips and strategies, building upon current skills and/or developing new skills that may assist people in practical ways when changing. Amity works in a manner that is non-judgemental, supportive and encouraging. We are recognised for our commitment, connection and contribution to our community.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As the Counselling Services Manager, you are directly responsible to the General Manager of Community Services. You will lead a multi-disciplinary team of professional counsellors and contribute to agency administration, development and sustainability.

  • Provide leadership that creates opportunities for collaborative work and capacity building;
  • Manage the counselling teams service delivery to ensure services are effective;
  • Manage and contribute to agency administration, evaluation and research projects;
  • Develop and maintain networks with other agencies and sectors, and to build productive working relationships; 
  • Provide evidence-informed assessments and therapeutic interventions including:
  • Bio-psycho-social assessments to gain a holistic understanding of your clients presenting and underlying concern;
  • Develop, provide and review Individualised treatment plans;
  • Liaise with other services and facilitate referrals when appropriate;
  • Maintain required internal documentation;
  • Complete required internal and external data collection.

Manage and participate in the development and presentation of education and training programs;
Engage in further activities as appropriate which advance professional and agency development.

Applicants are welcome to contact habitwise@amity.org.au using the subject line: 

Counselling Services Manager application.

A position description can be obtained from the habitwise email.

Closing Date 12 November 2021