Job Details: Village Counselling Service: General Manager


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Village Counselling Service: General Manager
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VILLAGE COUNSELLING SERVICE (VCS)

ORGANISATION: VILLAGE COUNSELLING SERVICE (VCS) REGISTERED AS TALLAGHT
COUNSELLING AND THERAPY CENTRE.

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LOCATION: KILLINARDEN ENTERPRISE PARK, TALLAGHT / HYBRID

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: FULLTIME, PERMANENT.

ABOUT VILLAGE COUNSELLING SERVICE (VCS)

VCS, one of the largest community-based counselling services in the
country was established in **Apply on the website** to provide
high-quality, affordable, accessible primary care mental health
intervention and prevention to people in Tallaght, the greater Dublin
and wider Leinster area. It also offers a dedicated child and
adolescent service. VCS has access to a large team of volunteer
therapists who provide **Apply on the website** hours of counselling
each week.

VCS is a social enterprise and registered charity (CHY **Apply on the
website**).  It is governed by a board of Directors, led by a
Chairperson, and managed by a very small staff team.  VCS receives
funding from the HSE and the National Office for Suicide Prevention,
as well as contributions from clients, who pay what they can
afford.   Its main objective is “_to benefit the community by the
provision of a counselling and therapy service, which will develop
mental health practices through counselling, education, and training,
which promotes personal empowerment and social inclusion for all
members of the community_”.  VCS is a small, flexible organisation
that invests in and values its staff.

ABOUT THE ROLE

VCS is now seeking to recruit a General Manager who will be
responsible for managing all aspects of VCS on a day-to-day basis,
overseeing and supporting the development and growth of its operations
and administration and its service delivery functions and for leading,
with the support of the Board, the ‘renewal’ of the
organisation.  The General Manager will be strategic, a leader,
organised, practical, and a skilled administrator with a capacity to
vision and put in place a first class service for those who need it. 

The successful candidate will be a strong team player who can motivate
and inspire staff, including the voluntary therapists; is dynamic,
creative and an initiator; a person of integrity.  S/he will have
knowledge of the counselling sector and an appreciation of and empathy
for service therapists and clients. Experience of working with the
Board of a charitable organisation / social enterprise would be useful
along with an understanding of public policy and how it can be
influenced.  A relevant 3rd level qualification is desirable.  S/he
will have a minimum of 3 years managing experience in the community
health sector and, ideally, of managing a comparable organisation. 

The role is challenging, interesting and diverse and will be
particularly attractive to a person interested in further developing
their management skills. 

If you have strong leadership skills; communicate well both in writing
and verbally; are good at managing; can both plan and implement;
understand the importance of strong compliance; financial management
experience and excellent computer literacy, we would really love to
hear from you

APPLICATION DETAILS

Applications by email to Anna Lee Chairperson VCS **Apply on the
website**

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Please contact to Anna Lee Chairperson VCS: **Apply on the
website**.  Mobile: **Apply on the website**

APPLICATIONS BY EMAIL TO **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** BY 5.**APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**PM ON MONDAY 4TH JULY, **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Health

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