Counselling sessions for clients
- To provide face to face counselling to men and women over the age of 18, where up to 8 sessions are offered.
- To work within the ethical framework and quality standards of BACP.
- To maintain appropriate client records in line with professional standards and data protection.
- To make sure to participate in arranged and funded external/internal clinical supervision (A minimum of 1.5 hours per month)
- To participate in training activities and continual personal development as identified in consultation with your line manager.
Skills, experience and abilities
- Qualified counsellors: at least a minimum diploma in counselling, essential
- Student counsellors: to be working towards at least a Diploma in counselling, on the final year of their diploma, essential
- An adequate awareness of the therapeutic needs and the presenting issues including physical abuse, sexual abuse, self-harming, suicide and ill mental health
- Knowledge around Child Protection and Safeguarding of vulnerable adults
- Able to maintain appropriate boundaries with clients, staff and other professionals
- Ability to take a non-judgemental approach
- A good level of computer literacy skills – Microsoft Word, internal databases, Outlook and a good understanding of working in accordance with data protection policies and procedures.
- Understanding of confidentiality in a counselling setting.
4 – 5 counselling sessions per month. The service is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday daytime (9:30 – 3:30). Please let us know about counselling course undertaken/currently undertaking (training establishment, course level and name, counselling approach, course completion date or expected to complete).
For more information about the role please contact Rachel Fowler, T:0151 709 9801, firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this opportunity please contact Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, 10th Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU Email: email@example.com