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£30,153 (pro-rata) scale point 34 (NJC pay scales) with yearly increments in scale 34 (if-applicable)
30 / per week - Part-Time


£30,153 (pro-rata) scale point 34 (NJC pay scales) with yearly increments in scale 34 (if-applicable)



Company Pension Scheme


Location (including Post Code)

Nottingham City Centre (NG1 5JD). May occasionally require travel to other locations


Hours of work

30 Hrs per Week; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9-17:00 (with flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends)


Job Purpose

We are looking for an experienced Counselling Co-ordinator to be part of a team who are committed to the support of survivors of rape and sexual violence.  The post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the Counselling Service to ensure effective delivery of the service, together with supervision of staff and volunteers.



  • To manage the day to day running of the Counselling Service, ensuring smooth and effective operations and a high standard of service delivery at all times; including adequate cover and prevention of lone working
  • Management, supervision and day to day support of paid counselling staff and male sessional counsellors; to provide effective leadership to the clinical team to achieve individual and team objectives
  • Ensuring effective processing of all incoming counselling referrals and Initial Assessment bookings, management of waiting list, waiting time and client allocation
  • To deliver external training and talks to other professionals/agencies; and to deliver internal training to other staff/volunteers as required


Essential experience, qualifications & skills

  • Diploma or Degree in person-centred counselling
  • BACP or UKCP Accredited
  • Experience of managing or supervising others
  • Knowledge of the impact of sexual violence
  • Experience of identifying and managing safeguarding issues, making referrals to other agencies etc
  • Experience of addressing and managing challenging situations
  • Experience of producing information and monitoring reports


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.
  • *Because of the nature of this post, it is only open to female applicants and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010
  • Successful applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check (or equivalent)
  • Successful applicants will need to be able to work occasional evenings and occasional weekends

Closing date: 12 noon, Thursday 18th January 2018

Interview date: Tuesday 6th February 2018

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