Qualified counsellor? Develop your skills with this well established youth service
Counselling qualified volunteers needed for No5 Youth Counselling and Information Service in RG1
No5 Young People has been working for young people in Reading for 45 years.
We have opportunities for qualified counsellors and psychotherapists to develop their experience and skills working with our younger clients (aged 10-16) as well as some placements for trainee counsellors, who work with young people aged 18-25 and the adults who come for low-cost counselling.
No5 offers a supportive and diverse environment where therapists benefit from specialist, subsidized group supervision and a programme of CPD that includes our highly commended, BACP endorsed, Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People.
We also place counsellors in schools and GP surgeries and are developing opportunities for hourly paid work for suitably qualified counsellors.
Location address line 1
4 Sackville Street
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon PMMon EVETue PMTue EVEWed PMWed EVEThu PMThu EVEFri PMFri EVE
Any of these times
Additional timing details
One 3 hour rota a week, starting at 4pm or 6pm, plus supervision
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a specific rolePrefers a regular scheduleSelf organised/motivatedKeen learnerAnalytical thinkingPrecise and methodicalSerious and determinedPatientSupportive
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Description of support
Support from Supervisor and Clinical Manager.
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
21 November 2016
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