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Senior Counsellor - Part-Time (Fixed term for one year, with possible extension)

NJC Scale Point 29, £32,029 (pro-rata)
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Senior Counsellor - Part-Time (Fixed term for one year, with possible extension)

NJC Scale Point 29, £32,029 (pro-rata)

Company Pension Scheme

Based in Nottingham City Centre, NG1

Hours of Work
30.5 hours per week, worked as follows:

  • Monday - 11.00 am to 7.30 pm,
  • Tuesday - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm,
  • Wednesday - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm,            
  • Thursday - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Employed by Notts SVS Services, this is an exciting opportunity to provide counselling to survivors of sexual violence, aged 13+, and assist in the day-to-day management of the counselling team.  

Job Purpose
To provide face to face counselling and participate in the provision of the counselling service


  • To deliver a high quality counselling service to survivors of sexual violence (aged 13+) which is safe, ethical and effective and supports key outcomes
  • Managing a caseload of clients and providing both time limited and longer term sessions as required;
  • To undertake rigorous clinical assessments and identify and action needs/risks and safeguarding matters appropriately and in a timely manner
  • To recruit and supervise volunteer counsellors and provide monthly case management supervision
  • To oversee the running of the counselling service in the absence of the Counselling Co-ordinator
  • To contribute to the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the counselling service, including accurate updating of database systems

Essential Experience, Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in humanistic counselling, with extensive post-qualification experience
  • BACP or UKCP Accreditation
  • Experience of supervising volunteers
  • Experience of co-ordinating day to day service delivery
  • An awareness and understanding of sexual violence and its impact
  • Experience of conducting risk/needs assessments & management
  • Experience of working with or knowledge of trauma and PTSD

Further Information

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.

Successful applicants will be subject to DBS vetting


Closing date: 6th June 2019
Interview date: 26th and 27th June 2019

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