Canine Assisted Community Counsellor: West Sussex



£28,425 per annum (pro-rata)

Closing date: 6th February 2019

Canine Assisted Community Counsellor

West Sussex – Crawley and Burgess Hill

12 hours per week

Maternity Cover Contract

£9,218 per annum (actual)


As part of the newly commissioned blended counselling services in West Sussex, we are seeking a Canine Assisted Therapist to offer assessments and counselling for young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health and wellbeing issues.

We are seeking a creative, qualified counsellor to work with a dog as part of emotional well-being focused interventions with young people aged 11-18.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 5.4 weeks annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You must be a qualified counsellor, who is experienced in working with children and young people and have completed training in Animal Assisted Therapy and/or have experience of working with a dog in the therapeutic context. You will need to be BACP Registered/Accredited or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HPC, UKCP).

Closing date for applications: 9am on Wednesday 6th February 2019

Interviews date: to be confirmed


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