Community Counsellor Required: YMCA, West Sussex


£28,425 per annum (pro-rata)

£13,644 per annum (actual)

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24th April at 9am

Fixed term contract until 31 October 202118 hours per week

East Grinstead, 7 hours: Mondays 12pm – 7pm  

Horsham, 11 hours: Wednesday – Friday, working pattern to be agreed


An opportunity has arisen to join YMCA Dialogue in our West Sussex Community Counselling project to offer assessments & counselling to children & young people within the newly commissioned ‘blended’ tier 2 Counselling Service for young people aged 11-18 with mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

You will be required to work within the framework of an 8 session model, and carry out individual assessments, offer face-to-face counselling or online counselling and group work to children & young people.

You will work with the project administrator and counselling co-ordinator to ensure high quality delivery of service

The position comes with excellent benefits, including training opportunities, 5.4 weeks annual leave (plus bank holiday entitlement), 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, have 2 years post qualifying experience.

You will need to be BACP Registered/Accredited or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HPC, UKCP).


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