Overview

  • Mt Eden 2 days a week & Northcote 2 days a week, parking on site
  • Not for Profit counselling social services organisation
  • Excellent salary, 5 weeks leave & generous benefits

Company and Team

For over a century this dedicated and experienced community-based counselling service has been providing support through the generosity of voluntary contributions and supporters.  They are committed to providing professional counselling support that is affordable and accessible to all.  They are passionate in helping individuals, couples and families encourages a systemic viewpoint and seeks to consider the wider social contexts of people’s lives that can positively encourage lasting and effective changes.

You really couldn’t ask for a more welcoming, highly dedicated and genuine team, they are experienced, supportive and highly motivated.  The team truly understands the varied, challenging and highly rewarding nature of their counselling work.  They are the first to admit they like to have fun; this workplace really has managed to balance the importance of the work they do alongside a fun-loving attitude.

Role 

This fantastic Practice Manager opportunity really does have it all, leadership of the existing high performing counselling team, facilitating peer clinical supervision, assisting the Office Manager and Executive Director with relevant operational functionsnetworking with stakeholders, monitoring and helping with client intake lists, providing direct counselling services to clients and participating as an active member of the management team.  At all times the focus needs to be professional, committed to the cause, self-directed and considered.

As you will know in any leadership role is so crucial to have confidence in your ability to make decisions that are not only right for those in your team but for the wider organisation long term.  Balancing your passion for counselling, supporting your team and providing well thought out solutions will see you add immediate value to the role.

You

Alongside your experience as a clinician (with a counselling qualification) we are seeking a therapeutic orientation in your style.  Family therapy is a large focus for this organisation and a systemic viewpoint in its work with people.  A genuine, collaborative and considered manner are ideal traits for this business-critical role.  A good level of business acumen, supervision and leadership experience is essential.  A self-motivated personality will ensure you manage your time in the day effectively, with being based in two offices each week its crucial to plan ahead to ensure appointments are time effective as well as being available for your team.

If it’s important to you to work with a manager who is genuine, dedicated and that you can learn from then look no further. The Executive Director is fully engaged and historically has worked as a counsellor and even in this role before taking on her current role four years ago.  She is positive, pragmatic, very committed to the cause – what a brilliant mentor to have.

If you would like to know more and this ad has the mix of responsibilities you are looking for in a new job then please apply online or email your resume to jo@recruitmentstudio.co.nz   Ref: 3340

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