Vacancy: Therapy Services Manager, HELP Auckland

Therapy Services Manager September 2020

Counsellor, psychotherapist, or psychologist,  full-time

Want to lead a great team and make a real difference?

We are seeking a skilled and inspirational person to lead our team of experienced clinicians providing service to survivors of sexual violence.

We are looking for:

  • Significant clinical experience, including work with individuals and families and provision of supervision.
  • Skills and knowledge of trauma therapy and the needs of survivors of sexual violence
  • Cultural/ethnic sensitivity and awareness of Te Tiriti O Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi principles.
  • Feminist understanding of the use and misuse of interpersonal power.
  • Capacity to lead and inspire and to work collaboratively.
  • Resilience in the face of interpersonal violence and its impacts on self and the team.
  • Experience in managing a budget, reporting to funders and maintaining legal compliance.
  • Good organizational skills.

HELP provides services to survivors of sexual violence – serving the women and children of Auckland since 1982.

Range of services:

  • 24/7 telephone support
  • Support at forensic medical examinations, police interviews, and court processes.
  • Counselling and psychotherapy for survivors, family and friends – children, young people and adults.
  • Family reconciliation following intra-familial abuse, if appropriate.
  • Personal safety programme We Can Keep Safe for preschool children and their parents and caregivers.

As a well-established community agency, we offer the opportunity to work with a highly skilled team in a stimulating and supportive work environment


Please email for JD then send CV + covering letter to Kathryn McPhillips:

Ring 09-623 1316 ext 8007 for further information.

Applications close: 2 October 2020