Counselling Coordinator Required: Tower Hamlets, London


Closing Date: 8/11/2020

Change, Grow, Live Services

Salary Range: CGL points 31 to 33 (£29394.87 – £31150.00)

ILW / OLW /Fringe

Inner London Weighting (£3,692.99)

Interview Date: 16/11/2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become a Counselling Co-Ordinator at CGL’s new RESET Recovery Service in Tower Hamlets. The service provides high quality recovery and support interventions to people living in Tower Hamlets who are attempting to overcome substance misuse dependency issues, this includes family intervention work and therapy.

You will provide clear role modelling and leadership for your team to ensure effective service provision for service users. You will support the delivery of high quality service provision by:

  • Creating an ambitious service user focused culture.
  • Engaging staff to provide a continually improving and innovative service.
  • Providing leadership, management, support and development to a diverse team of staff
  • Managing the counselling placements and supporting counsellors maintain safe practice
  • Clinical supervision of all volunteer counsellors

The role will report directly to the Deputy Services Manager. You will line manage a team of staff which will include volunteers counsellors and will oversee student placements.


This role is vital to the development and continuity of the service and includes multi-agency working.

You will work in line with CGL’s Management Competency Framework, all managers are required to

demonstrate the below competencies and these can be used for identifying strengths, development opportunities and performance management:

  • Judgement
  • Communication & Influence
  • Open mindedness
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Diversity
  • Empowerment
  • Courage
  • Deliver results

These are supported through training, appraisal and supervision to ensure our Team Leaders are able to perform to the best of their ability, support their teams, model the values of the organisation and develop their own leadership skills.



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