Employment

QLife Counselling Practice and Development Coordinator

  • Develop and oversee best practice delivery of peer-based phone and web services to LGBTI people nationally
  • Foster collaborative supervision and staffing structures nationally
  • Strong commitment to the human rights and mental health of LGBTI people

Closing Date: Friday 25 May 2018, 5.00 PM AEDT

Guide for Job Applicants

 

QLife Counselling Coordinator position description 2018

 

About this role: 

A dynamic role that supports the provision of best practice counselling and web-chat services for Australia’s national telephone and web-based LGBTI counselling and referral service www.qlife.org.au.

The National LGBTI Health Alliance (“the Alliance”) is the national peak body of organisations and individuals working together to improve the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex and other sexuality, sex and gender diverse (LGBTI) people.

We have a vacancy within the QLife Project www.qlife.org.au for an experienced counsellor to support the counselling and web-chat services for the project, with a strong focus on facilitating counselling supervision for staff and volunteers and the development of National training resources.

The ideal candidate will have strong counselling, supervision and training skills, and an understanding of the complexities, challenges and benefits of decentralized, non-face-to-face counselling and supervision. You will work collaboratively and sensitively with QLife partners and stakeholders to ensure consistency and therapeutic excellence across QLife staff and volunteers.

You are an experienced and highly competent counsellor skilled in, and committed to, the provision of timely, appropriate and dynamic supervision. Your skills will be applied to supporting the delivery of a high quality teleweb mental health counselling and referral service to LGBTI populations.

The job will require some interstate travel, occasional after hours work and a willingness to participate in rostered on-call.

Job location is Newtown.

Application Process
To discuss the role prior to application please contact Lucy Abbott, QLife National Project Manager, by email at lucy.abbott@lgbtihealth.org.au  or by phone during business hours on 02 8568 1131.

Submitting your application 
Applications are to go to Andrew Little, Deputy Executive Director, National LGBTI Health Alliance.

You must forward your application to the Alliance by the closing date of 5pm AEDT, Friday 25th May 2017.

By email:
Please use the subject line:  “QLife Counselling and Practice Development (Confidential)” and email to  andrew.little@lgbtihealth.org.au

If you are sending your application by email please ensure that it is in Microsoft Word format.

By post:
 “CONFIDENTIAL”
Deputy Executive Director
National LGBTI Health Alliance
PO Box 51
Newtown NSW 2042