Qlife Clinical Supervisor - NSW

Twenty10 inc. GLCS NSW

Applications Closing: Monday, March 2, 2020 - 17:00

Paid and volunteer counsellors within the QLife project are the first point of contact for phone, web chat and email services to people seeking brief and anonymous frontline support and referral.

As Clinical Supervisor, you will conduct regular group supervision with paid and volunteer counsellors, participate in the national monthly supervisor’s working group via teleconference, read and review call logs and advise on current best practice.

Category: Psychology & Counselling, Social Work
Field: LGBTIQ, Mental Health & Counselling
Employment basis: Contract
Job Location: Inner City Sydney
About us

Twenty10 inc. GLCS NSW is the New South Wales provider for the national QLife service.

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI). QLife provides nationwide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to people of all ages across the full breadth of people’s bodies, genders, relationships, sexualities, and lived experiences.

QLife operates as consortium with the National LGBTI Health Alliance (National), Twenty10 inc. GLCS NSW (NSW), Diverse Voices (QLD), Switchboard (VIC) and Living Proud (WA).

Position details

Current registration to provide clinical supervision

Relevant tertiary qualifications in counselling, psychology or related disciplines with relevant registration

Essential Selection Criteria:

Current registration to provide clinical counselling supervision

Relevant tertiary qualifications in counselling, psychology or related disciplines with relevant registration

Knowledge or experience of telephone & webchat counselling or peer support Excellent communication skills including demonstrated skills and ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with people who identify as LGBTIQA

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team Strong computer skills including MS Office and/or Google Docs

NSW Working with Children Check clearance

Desirable Selection Criteria:

Group supervision and/or facilitation experience

Experience with the ethical and practical differences between telephone and web-based counselling as opposed to face to face counselling, and/or crisis intervention techniques and principles

Experience with strengths-based, client centred, trauma informed care frameworks, and/or anti-oppressive practice

Understanding of the issues impacting LGBTIQA+ people, their families and communities including social determinants of mental health

Other Information:

Up to 10 hours per month approximately (including 2-3 hours per month on site/in supervision, the rest on other tasks working from own home or office)

Negotiable rate of pay, based on experience 

Contract to 30 June 2021, intended ongoing, funding dependent.

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Terence Humphreys
Contact Email: terence@twenty10.org.au
Contact Phone: +61285949562
How to apply

See attached document 

Date posted: 12 February 2020

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