Primary Care Counsellor - 1x Full time and 1x Part time (4 days per week)

Organisation: 
Sunderland Counselling Service
Salary: 
£25,846 Full time equivalent
Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Hours: 
Full time
Closing date: 
Tuesday, 7 May, 2019 - 09:00
Location: 
Tyne and Wear

Sunderland Counselling Service is seeking to appoint experienced counsellors who will deliver short term therapy to clients as part of our counselling provision for adults in Sunderland. 

We are looking for competent counsellors who, as a minimum, are registered with the BACP or other relevant professional body.  The successful post holders will effectively support clients in addressing and managing issues that are affecting their mental and emotional well-being and will be able to use outcome measures effectively with clients as part of their therapeutic work.

Previous experience of assessing client need, as well as developing and delivering groups with clients would also be desirable. 

The successful post holder will be expected to work from our base in Sunderland City Centre, as well as GP surgeries and community venues across the city.  They must be able to work independently, as well as working in partnership with other services in order to support clients fully.

We have one full-time vacancy and one part-time (0.8) position available which will include a minimum of one evening per week.  These positions are fixed-term until the 31st March 2020 and job share will be considered.

If you would like further information about this role, please contact Leanne Davis, Service Manager or Alan Brice, Clinical Lead on 0191 514 7007.

Applications must be received by 9am on Tuesday, 7th May 2019.

Interviews will take place in Sunderland Counselling Service, 51 John Street, Sunderland on the 16th, 22nd and 23rd May 2019.

To request an application pack please contact Laura Kisby at Laurak@sunderlandcounselling.org.uk.