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Counselling Manager wanted for Life Linc Nelson

Would you like to be part of a friendly, motivated team delivering affordable professional counselling in Nelson Tasman? Do you have excellent people and organisational skills, have a counselling background with at least 10 years’ experience post-study?


Counselling Manager wanted for Life Linc Nelson – to facilitate professional, affordable counselling services for those in need.

Would you like to be part of a friendly, motivated team delivering affordable professional counselling in Nelson Tasman? Do you have excellent people and organisational skills, have a counselling background with at least 10 years’ experience post-study?  Are you keen to make a positive difference to the wellbeing of our local community? Are you passionate about passing on your knowledge, through mentoring counsellors in training? Then read on!

Local charity Life Linc Nelson has been serving the community with quality affordable counselling for over 20 years. Operations are run by our small part time team of three including Operations Manager, Counselling Manager and Community Liaison Administrator. This is a 40 hour per fortnight position with flexible hours, access to training package with laptop and mobile phone available.

Our service is delivered through a dedicated team of professional volunteer counsellors who work with couples and individuals.

As counselling manager, you will be responsible for the counselling service and its quality delivery, including:

* All client referrals & progress

*Mentoring the counsellor team, both in a group setting and 1:1

* Support, training, supervision & professional standards

* Relationships with the community and potential users of Life Linc’s services

You will need to demonstrate the following skills (amongst others):

* Excellent people & organisational skills

* Relevant knowledge of counselling/therapy theories and application

* Experience working as a counsellor

* Ability to work in a team, and uphold clear and professional boundaries

What can you expect in return? 

Great satisfaction working as part of a close-knit team helping local people in the Nelson Tasman region. The full support of Life Linc Nelson to help you deliver and maintain the best possible service. A growing sense of connection and relevance within the community network.

If this sounds like you, please email your application to [email protected] or contact Dawn on 03 5482400 to request an application form and full position description or to discuss the role further.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications close on Sunday 10th March 2024

Article type:

Job Vacancies and Volunteer Offers

Contact Name: Dawn Allan
Contact Phone: 035482400
Contact Email: [email protected]

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