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IAPT Counsellor (Fixed term for one year, with possible extension)

NJC Scale Point 29, £32,029 (pro-rata)
1 - Years
30 / per week - Part-Time

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



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



Company Pension Scheme



The position requires travel to outreach locations in Mansfield, Newark and Nottingham, with a base in Nottingham City Centre, NG1


Hours of Work

30 hours per week (worked over 4 days), as follows:

  • Monday 11:30am to 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm



Employed by Notts SVS Services, this is an exciting opportunity to provide short term, focussed counselling therapy interventions to survivors of sexual violence, aged 18+, as referred by Insight Healthcare


Job Purpose

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



  • Provide short term focused counselling therapy interventions (6-8 sessions) to survivors of sexual violence aged 18+ as referred by Insight Healthcare;
  • Ensure timely processing of all incoming referrals from Insight Healthcare in order to meet key performance indicators with regard to waiting times for 1st counselling appointment
  • To be responsible for the day to day running of the IAPT counselling service and to liaise with Insight Healthcare and Notts SVSS management in this regard
  • To be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the IAPT counselling service, including accurate data entry onto database systems
  • Conduct risk and needs assessments and formulate risk management plans using Notts SVSS’s Risk Management Policies & Procedures


Essential Experience, Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in counselling (Humanistic/Integrative), with extensive post-qualification experience
  • BACP or UKCP Accreditation
  • Experience of working for IAPT
  • An awareness and understanding of sexual violence and its impact
  • Experience of working with trauma and PTSD, depression and anxiety
  • Experience of dealing with difficult situations and working autonomously and using own initiative
  • Able to produce statistical, monitoring and evaluation information and accurately input into a database system


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.

This position requires work mostly at an outreach location in Mansfield with occasional travel to our base in Nottingham City, NG1

Successful applicants will be subject to DBS vetting


Closing date: 13th November 2019

Interview date: 28th November 2019



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