Counsellor – Part-Time

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Counsellor – part-time

Fixed term until 31 December 2021 (with possible extension), £28,785 – £29,636 (pro-rata), NJC Scale Point 25 – 26


Hours of work

30 hours per week (Monday-Sunday) hours/days to be agreed



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 vehicle and the ability to travel across Nottinghamshire is required.


Job purpose

To deliver a high quality counselling service to survivors of sexual violence (aged 16+) 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 & skills

  • Degree in Humanistic Counselling
  • BACP/UKCP accredited or registered
  • Experience of conducting Risk Assessments
  • An understanding of the impact of sexual violence and trauma


Further information or requirements

  • Applicants who successfully pass the initial set questions will be sent an application pack. A completed application form is needed in order to fully apply for this post.
  • Travel across Nottinghamshire will be required as part of this role and so the ability to travel across Nottinghamshire is required.
  • 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: 10am on 16th November
Interview date: 23rd or 24th November.


If you can answer ‘yes’ to the following questions you are welcome to download an application pack (below):

  • 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 extensive experience of conducting risk/needs assessments & management of a case load?



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