• Based at Lawnton
  • Part time
  • $49.07 – $50.15 per hour

Are you passionate about supporting teams?  
Encircles’ Counselling and Families team is looking for you.

Seeking a qualified and experienced Coordinator to coordinate the service delivery activities of the Counselling and Families programs in the Moreton Bay region.

Encircle Community Services Ltd. (Encircle) has been supporting people in the Moreton Bay and Brisbane North regions for 35 years, creating a culture where everyone can be their best, in an environment that values inclusion, diversity, and flexibility. At Encircle, everyone is welcome, everyone belongs.

Our team is passionate, and we are making a difference. We are driven to support our community through their toughest challenges, helping them reach their goals. We work with energy, curiosity, professionalism, and optimism.

About the Team:

The Counselling and Families Team deliver Counselling and Family Support services within the Moreton Bay and North Brisbane regional on behalf of the Queensland Government and the Australian Government.

Encircles’ team of qualified and experienced, professional counsellors provide essential support to individuals and families and includes specialised individual therapy through to a variety of groups focusing on topics such as Women’s Wellbeing and Self Esteem, Circle of Security Parenting Program, and My Super-powered Relationships designed for children 8 to 12 years.

About this Role:

This is a part-time (0.8FTE) role and involves coordinating and supervising the day-to-day activities of the Counselling and Families Team, developing operational plans that align with the organisation’s Strategic Plan as well as building and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders, clients, and funders.

The focus of the role is to lead, mentor and support the Counselling and Families Team to ensure that therapeutic interventions are consistent with program requirements and meet the needs of the community including implementation of services and interventions for individuals, couples, and families.

Coordinating the service delivery activities of the Counselling and Families programs includes providing front line management, mentoring, and supervision to the team aligned with organisational policies, procedures, and program KPIs and promoting operational efficiency and effectiveness under the direction of the Counselling and Families Manager.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Substantial clinical experience in a Counselling or Family context
  • Demonstrated ability to train and supervise staff.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise and multitask.
  • Strong decision-making ability and attention to detail.
  • Highly developed computer and administrative skills.
  • Proven experience managing multiple stakeholder relationships and well-developed interpersonal skills, including those in agitated circumstances.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of people including clients, service providers, staff, volunteers and Board including people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated professionalism.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant degree essential with post-graduate qualifications well regarded.
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience.
  • Eligibility for professional membership relevant discipline.
  • Front line management or coordination experience in a complex environment.

A full copy of the position description is available on request from  or by phone: 07 3889 0063

Encircle is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a CALD background and people living with a disability.

To apply for this position please:

  • provide a cover letter introducing yourself and clearly identify the position that you are applying for,
  • summarise your suitability for this role referring to the Selection Criteria detailed in the Position Description, and
  • include a copy of your Resume.

All enquiries and applications are treated in strict confidence.

Please note we are not accepting applications via employment agencies.

Applications for this role will be accepted until the position is filled and interviews will be undertaken during the advertisement period.

Previous applicants need not apply.