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Job Number : 22991
Type and Location : Senior Manager / Sydney
Listed By : Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia on 14 Nov 2017
Director, Counselling Services

The Role

The Director, Counselling Services will lead and oversee the organisations Counselling Services.  This includes maintaining excellence in the:

  • quality and quality improvement of counselling services provided, and
  • clinical supervision, professional development and employee performance for counselling staff.

The Director Counselling Services will contribute to the organisation’s strategic direction and plans, and will lead counselling projects.

A vital supervisory element of this position requires constant awareness of the work health and safety risk and management of vicarious trauma for the in organisations employees.

As the Director, Counselling Services you will manage a team of approximately 30-40 people. You will have approximately 6 Clinical Supervisors and approximately 30 Trauma Counsellors reporting directly to you. 

Position Description (please click here)

Selection Criteria Form (please click here)

Salary and Benefits

R&DVSA believes that quality work deserves quality pay and as such we provide above award wages and conditions to our employees:

  • $174,621.58 p.a. including super, plus tax benefit from salary sacrifice package of $15,899 and time in lieu for additional hours worked
  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Generous training and professional development opportunities;
  • An innovative award winning vicarious trauma management plan.


Currently located in Sydney's inner west, with a possible move to another Sydney location in 2018.

Application Information

To apply, please view the detailed position and application information via the careers page of our website and email a copy of your resume and completed Selection Criteria Form to by 9am, Monday 27 November 2017, Australian Eastern Daylight Time.

We will acknowledge all complete applications received. Please note that the Selection Criteria Form is an important part of the selection process, and applications that do not attach this document cannot be accepted and will not be acknowledged.

R&DVSA holds an exemption under the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and only employs female workers.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

Face to face interviews will be held in Sydney Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th November 2017. Those successful in gaining a face to face interview will be advised by Tuesday 28 November 2017. Others will be advised at the end of the recruitment process.


Ideal commencement is early January 2018, though there is some flexibility.


Contact Details
Rape & Domestic Violence Services

Ph: 02 8585 0333


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