City of Wyndham Jobs – Practice Lead Counselling

Website Wyndham Council

Job Description:

As the Practice Lead Counselling and Mental Health, you will lead a vibrant team of children and youth counsellors, providing counselling to young people and families within Wyndham. You will have knowledge and expertise of the mental health field and a strong relational base or capacity to build and maintain relationships in the sector as well as internal and external stakeholders, to advocate on issues related to the mental health of children and young people.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide intake, assessment, confidential generalist counselling and family inclusive casework and/or a range of other counselling interventions to children, young people and families to help them reach their goals, improve their wellbeing, and strengthen their relationships
  • Lead and support the day to day operational coordination of the Youth Services Counselling service, ensuring that services are aligned to Councils key priorities and are reflective of the diverse and changing needs of the community
  • Provide professional direction, clinical supervision, expert advice, representation and reporting in the areas of counselling and youth mental health and wellbeing

Job Requirements:

  • Proven track record in building and maintaining positive working relationships, across multiple sectors and with a range of organisations and community members
  • A strategic knowledge of the mental health sector and partnership opportunities
  • Substantial experience in family therapy, counselling and engaging children and young people in a community setting
  • Substantial experience in providing clinical supervision to practitioners
  • Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously, being confident in your abilities and being able to provide advice to other team members
  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology or Counselling with a Post Graduate Qualification
  • Positive leadership skills to motivate and inspire others to work together as a team to achieve objectives
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind

Job Details:

Company: Wyndham Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hoppers Crossing, Victoria, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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