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Senior Counsellors (Female Applicants Only)

Starting salary £38,000 per annum | 2 x Full-time posts (35 hours per week) | Permanent

These are hybrid roles involving office based (in various West London locations) and remote working. This may evolve overtime in line with Service User, service and organisational requirements

About us

Women and Girls Network (WGN) is a leading specialist therapeutic service with women and girls at the heart of the development and delivery of innovative, creative and effective counselling services for survivors who have experienced all forms of gender-based violence.

About the role

We’re now looking for two Senior Counsellors to join us who will thrive in a multi-cultural feminist environment. Our Senior Counsellors are a pivotal part of our Senior Clinical Team. Creating a supportive, productive and collaborative team environment, which facilitates clinical excellence, and is, embedded in WGNs clinical governance protocols.

About you

We want to hear from you if you’re passionate about, as well as have experience of, working with:

- Women and girls from Black, Minority, and Global Majority communities - ensuring that issues related to diversity and identity are effectively understood and sensitively worked with, or
- Working with young people, or
- Delivering counselling in person as well as via web chat and online platforms

You will require a professional qualification in Counselling or Psychotherapy and be BACP / UKCP/ HCP or BPS accredited. You will have an excellent working knowledge of safeguarding procedures, protocols and risk management strategies. You will also have knowledge and theoretical understanding of recognised phased trauma, strengths and evidence based clinical models.

How to apply

Completed application and equal opportunity monitoring forms should be emailed to by 9am on Friday 3 November 2023.

Further information

Interviews will be held on Thursday 16th or Friday 17th November 2023. Applicants who are invited to interview will be required to provide original documentary evidence of the clinical qualifications and / or professional body membership.

These posts are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS Check.

We offer clinical supervision as well as excellent training and development opportunities within a supportive multi-cultural feminist organisation. WGN’s employee benefits include: 3% pension contribution, enhanced leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Scheme.

We welcome and encourage applications from women of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic communities.

WGN is an equal opportunities employer. Posts are exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.