Sexual Violence Counsellor - 2x Full time and 1x Part time

Sunderland Counselling Service
£29,221 Full-time Equivalent
Contract Type: 
Contract / Temporary
Full time
Closing date: 
Tuesday, 7 May, 2019 - 09:00
Tyne and Wear

Sunderland Counselling Service is seeking to appoint experienced counsellors who will deliver therapy to clients as part of our Counselling for Adult Survivors of Sexual Violence and Abuse (CASSVA) provision for individuals in Sunderland. 

We are looking for competent and experienced counsellors who will work with male and female survivors of childhood sexual abuse and / or rape and sexual violence in adulthood aged 18 and over who are living, working or studying within the City of Sunderland. Counselling may also be delivered to male survivors from elsewhere in the region.

The post holders will be expected to have completed specialised training in working with people impacted by rape and sexual violence and have a clear understand of how this impacts individual’s psychological and emotional wellbeing.

Previous experience of assessing client need, as well as providing group work would also be desirable. 

We have 2 full-time positions and one 0.3 position available and each fixed-term position will include a minimum of one evening per week until the end of March 2020. Job share will be considered for the full-time positions. 

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, 21st and 23rd May.

To request an application pack please contact Laura Kisby at or visit our website at