QLife Practice Standards Coordinator

National LGBTI Health Alliance

Applications Closing: Monday, July 29, 2019 - 17:00

About the Role

Reporting to the Program Coordination and Capacity Building Manager, and working closely with the QLife partners, this position is responsible for ensuring that the QLife service is underpinned by sound therapeutic policy and practice, in line with the goals and values of the service, it’s partners and communities, as well as National funding requirements.

    Category: Policy & Research, Psychology & Counselling
    Field: LGBTIQ, Health, Mental Health & Counselling, Policy and Research
    Employment basis: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
    Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
    Job Location: Inner West Sydney
    About us

    • Exciting therapeutic opportunity
    • Convenient Sydney location
    • Working to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people and communities at the national level.
    • Role is available as 0.8FTE or Full Time
    • Salary: SCHADS 5 $78,938.08 - $82,460.56 per annum plus salary packaging


    The National LGBTI Health Alliance provides a national focus to improve health outcomes for LGBTI people through policy, advocacy, representation, research evidence, and capacity building.


    Our vision is for a healthy lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans/transgender, intersex, and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities throughout Australia and the world, free from stigma and discrimination. The Alliance works in partnership with organisations across Australia to deliver three program areas; national suicide prevention (MindOUT), ageing and aged care (Silver Rainbow) and anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral (QLife).


    Position details
    • Tertiary qualifications in counselling, psychology or a related discipline within the behavioural or social sciences, with relevant registration and eligibility for professional association membership
    Essential Selection Criteria:
    • Experience in a leadership role within a therapeutic environment
    • Experience and commitment to the principles and practice of (counselling) supervision
    • Demonstrated understanding of the issues and public policy that impacts the mental health and wellbeing of people of diverse sexualities, sexes and/or genders
    • Experience working in therapeutic relationship with groups from marginalised backgrounds and including complex needs
    • Experience working within a Government funded and/or community based mental health service
    • Demonstrated skill and experience in developing and writing therapeutic policy and procedural content
    • Experience or demonstrated understanding of the complexities of providing mental health services via web and phone
    • Demonstrated skill and experience in developing and delivering training
    • Willingness and ability to travel domestically for short periods
    Position Description: Download position description
    Contact details
    Contact Name: Shara Tran
    Contact Email: norwest@360hr.com.au
    Contact Phone: 88609380
    How to apply

    Please ensure you review the Guide for Applicants for further information on how to apply. The Guide for Applicants and Application Form can be found here.

    Please view the Position Description for the full role overview and list of accountabilities and selection criteria.

    If you would like to discuss the role and working at the Alliance please call Lucy Abbott, QLife National Project Manager: 02 8568 1131.

    Interviews will be conducted on 6 August 2019. Please ensure you will be available on this date.

    Where to send your application

    You must forward your application to the Alliance by the closing date stated in the advertisement.

    Emailnorwest@360hr.com.au, using the subject line: QLife Practice Standards Coordinator application via NCOSS.

    (Please include the word “Confidential” in the header.)


    Shara Tran
    212/4 Columbia Circuit
    Baulkham Hills NSW 2153

    It is important to note the interview date that is in the advertisement and arrange to be available for interview in case you are invited to attend. Successful applicants will be notified of the time to attend the interview. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised by email that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

    Date posted: 10 July 2019

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