Children & Young People’s Counsellor: Greater Manchester
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change
Salary from £8,430.00
Working hours: part time
Application deadline: 9 00 am 4th Oct 2021
Thanks to significant new funding TLC: Talk Listen, Change is growing and are looking for an experienced, independent, self-motivated young people’s counsellors to join our busy domestic abuse team providing counselling to young people.
TLC: Talk, Listen, Change is a dynamic, leading relationships charity based in Greater Manchester.
In this role you will deliver counselling to children and young people aged 5-18 years old who are struggling to manage and regulate their emotions leading to negative behaviours either in their intimate relationships or with parents/carers or siblings. This may include physical violence and/or coercive control. Most young people the role supports will also have witnessed and/or experienced some form of Domestic Abuse. The role aims to support the children and young people living with complex home lives and what they may be going through, by giving them a safe and confidential place to speak openly and express their feelings.
You’ll be a Level 5 trained counsellor with specific training in working with young people and you’ll have at least one year’s experience of working therapeutically with Children and Young People. You’ll be able to work under your own initiative, managing your own time and caseload including making appointments and arranging initial meetings. Above all you’ll bring a positive, solution focused attitude.
We want you to feel empowered to bring your best to this role, so we encourage flexible working around core hours. We offer an annual continuous Professional Development allowance, generous annual leave entitlement and Birthday leave.
Funding secured will enable TLC: Talk, Listen Change to grow our work with perpetrators of domestic abuse, their partners, and families. Over the coming twelve months, we are expanding existing programmes and developing several new ones, reaching considerably more people than we ever have before, and pioneering new approaches in this crucial area of work. This is a pivotal time for TLC: Talk Listen Change and we are looking for enthusiastic, experienced, engaged and highly motivated people to join our rapidly expanding team.
We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest pool, reflecting the diverse range of people we support.
We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact us.
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