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We are a team of highly qualified and skilled professionals and our excellent reputation means that we are recognised as a vital organisation in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Counsellor/Therapist – Permanent Position – £29,577 (pro-rata) for Registered Counsellors, £30,351 (pro-rata) for Accredited Counsellors


Current remote working from home due to Covid-19 restrictions providing online/telephone counselling.  This post will then be based in the city (with possible travel to outreach locations).  Travel is required as part of this role and so access to a car is needed.

Hours of work 

30 - 37.5 hours per week (over 5 days, Monday – Friday)

Job purpose

To deliver a high quality counselling service to survivors of sexual violence (aged 18+) which is safe, ethical and effective and supports key outcomes.
•    Managing a caseload of clients and providing short- long term counselling sessions
•    To undertake rigorous clinical assessments and identify and action needs/risks and safeguarding matters appropriately and in a timely manner
•    To formulate, plan and monitor effective support plans with clients
•    Liaise effectively with key personnel and colleagues to contribute to the safe and productive day to day running of the counselling service
Essential experience, qualifications and skills
•    Degree in Counselling
•    BACP/UKCP accredited or registered
•    Experience of conducting Risk Assessments
•    Have in-depth knowledge of issues affecting people who have experienced sexual violence, both recent and non-recent 
•    Experience of delivering a wide range of therapeutic approaches to mental health problems and experience of routine outcome monitoring & ability to meet agreed specified service targets.
•    Excellent IT and interpersonal skills
If you are able to answer ‘yes’ to the following questions, you are welcome to apply: 
•    Are you eligible to work in the UK?
•    Do you have a degree in Humanistic Counselling?
•    Are you accredited/registered with BACP or UKCP?
•    Do you have an awareness and understanding of sexual violence and its impact?
•    Do you have experience of conducting Risk/Needs Assessments & management?

Applicants who successfully pass the initial set questions will be sent an application pack.  A completed application form is needed to fully apply for this post. 
Successful applicants will be subject to DBS vetting. Applicants must have a valid Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Level 3 Certificate prior to starting this role.

CLOSING DATE: 27th September 21 (23:00 hrs)
INTERVIEW DATE: 4th October 21