Trainee or qualified counsellor? Help the women we support whilst gaining valuable experience
Counselling qualified volunteers needed for Browns Community Services CIC
We are looking for enthusiastic and professional honorary volunteer counsellors who wish to gain more experience working in a community setting.
You will be BACP registered or equivalent, qualified or in your second year of study and experienced. We provide a holistic counselling service to clients age 18+ with multiple and complex needs and who could be offenders/ ex-offenders in a community setting.
To apply the Counsellor should be, either/or:
- A trainee on a Diploma level (or equivalent) counselling training course and have a Fitness to Practice certificate/letter from their course tutor
- A qualified counsellor seeking experience working with this client group
Town centre venue TBC
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 AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Any of these times
Additional timing details
At least one client session per week for a minimum of 12 months
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedHappy to work soloPrecise and methodicalGood sense of humourPatientSupportiveCommunicatorEmotionally robust
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
3-day induction training to the role
Description of support
Monthly supervision and support from other staff and volunteers
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
22 June 2017
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