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Manager Counselling

Date: 17-Jan-2023

Job Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity

 

  • Permanent, Full Time 
  • Student Success Division 
  • CQUniversity Sydney 
  • Total Remuneration $142,191 to $148,975pa (including salary of $120,154 to $125,886 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)  


Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

 

CQUniversity's Counselling and Wellbeing Team aims to provide professional and inclusive counselling and wellbeing services that promote student engagement and retention by supporting students with issues that impact upon their studies and personal life. Working directly with students to help identify, develop, and progress their study and health and wellness goals, our objective is to see students succeed in their studies and to promote personal resilience and social and emotional wellbeing through the development of effective coping strategies and study skills.  

 

In this important and dynamic role, you will provide team leadership and operational oversight of student counselling services (including online and tele-health services across CQUniversity’s national delivery footprint), with a focus on promoting student retention, positive graduate outcomes and a first-class student experience for CQUniversity’s diverse student body. Reporting to the Chief Wellbeing Officer and working collaboratively with the Student Wellbeing Coordinator you will contribute to the development and evaluation of counselling and wellbeing programs and initiatives for students and staff that promote student mental health, wellbeing and practical capabilities.  

Position Requirements

 

  • Four-year undergraduate degree (psychology, social work or counselling), registration with an appropriate professional association and extensive relevant experience providing professional counselling services.  
  • Detailed understanding of counselling and therapeutic approaches, evidence based psychological interventions, supervision models and the mental health issues relating to students’ experience at University. 
  • Competent in risk assessment and intervention. 
  • Proven experience working with people negotiating transitional issues and providing mental health intervention to people from a variety of backgrounds, ages, and cultures. 
  • High-level interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in staff management and provision of supervision in a clinical counselling setting. 
  • You will be expected to hold vaccinations in relation to the COVID-19 immunisation should your CQUniversity role require you to attend any setting / venue / event where there is a specific entry requirement for you hold these vaccinations, as per relevant State Government directives. 

Position Description

 

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

 

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday 12 February 2023

  

Job Requisition ID: 2817

  

Contact Details: 

Bethany Mackay

07 30234259

b.mackay@cqu.edu.au

 

When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.