Delivery of counselling service to young people
We recently increased our offer with satellite services opening in Chippenham, Trowbridge and Westbury and are actively exploring the potential for expanding the service into other communities.
We also offer some pastoral support through our youth workers and are launching a new mentoring programme for young people transitioning from secondary education to employment, FE or HE.
We are recruiting a Counsellor to join our counselling team and deliver 1-2-1 counselling sessions from our base at The Canberra Centre in Melksham and in satellite locations.
You will be an experienced practitioner (BACP, UKCP or BPC accredited) with a track record of working with young people. It is essential to have experience of Integrative Counselling and assessments and working in an organisational setting, along with a willingness to embrace and develop a broad range of counselling models.
The successful candidate will hold a caseload and will also be responsible for assessing new clients into the service. Experience and practice in counselling children and young people is also integral to the role with an ability to use creative and talking therapies.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Chair of Trustees and Counselling Coordinator to fulfil requirements of the charity and to constantly seek to improve the service.
The role is subject to receiving satisfactory references, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a six-month probationary period.
Initial hours will be 20 hours per week, but there is scope for this position to become full-time in future, subject to the requirements and demands of a growing service.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities