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Youth Counsellor

Join our team supporting young people in Norfolk

Youth Counsellor

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: Kings Lynn

Salary: Starting salary £27,435 per annum pro rata with incremental progression based on performance to £29,499 per annum pro rata

Closing date: 9.00 am Tuesday 21st November 2023

Interview date: Thursday 30th November 2023

At MAP, we are advisers, counsellors, youth workers and other professionals working together to provide the best support we can to young people aged 11-25, in a way that works for them.

We are recruiting people who are committed to our values of:
• Being Young Person Centred
• Valuing Each Individual
• Being Professional
• Working for Social Justice

The role of Youth Counsellor plays a part in our mission to support young people in Norfolk by providing 1:1 counselling sessions for young people. You will carry out assessments of young people’s mental health using appropriate tools and refer or signpost young people to alternative support where necessary.

Applicants must have a recognised qualification in counselling, and be accredited, or eligible for accreditation, by the BACP, UKCP, or an equivalent body. Some experience of working with young people is essential.

The successful candidates will receive a range of benefits including:
• competitive salary
• 30 days holiday increasing to 35 after 5 years’ service (plus bank holidays)
• generous pension contributions
• company sick pay
• Counselling and support through an Employee Assistance Programme
• excellent on-going training and development opportunities
• support from an established and reputable team
• corporate events and activities
• wellbeing focus
• regular line management
• flexible working
• free tea and coffee
• Access to discounts through Blue Light Card
• access to cycle to work scheme