Counsellor Required (Brook): Truro, Cornwall


Hours: Part-Time hours minimum of 22.5 per week with the option to join 4 day week and decrease 20% hours after passing probation with no decrease in salary

Contract: Fixed Term – contract end date 31/03/25

Location: TR1 2LH, Cornwall

Salary: £32,208 pro rata

Closing date: 19/05/24

Application Tip: Ensure your supporting statement refers to the person specification as this will assist in a successful sift through to the interview stage.

Job Overview:

To work as part of an early help Mental Health Hub team delivering confidential and non-judgmental humanistic counselling to young people aged 11 – 25 years.

To support the service by working flexibly to meet the needs of service users and contribute to the smooth running of the Mental Health Hub.

To learn more about the role and person specification please read the attached role specification’ which can be found on the application form.
About Brook:

Brook is the UK’s leading sexual health and wellbeing charity. We are committed to changing attitudes, challenging prejudice and championing equality.

Our unique combination of clinical services and education programmes are designed to meet individual needs and instill positive behaviours that influence their whole lives. Our digital solutions help us reach even greater numbers of young people and professionals, and our expansion into all-age services ensures that whole communities can benefit from our inclusive, non-judgmental approach to sexual and reproductive health.

We are continuously listening to and learning from our service users and the communities we support. We amplify the voices of those who face barriers to access, ensuring that sexual health remains high on the political agenda and that law, policy and practice is aligned with what they need.

Benefits of working for Brook:

  • 4 Day Week (Working 20% hours less without salary decrease)
  • Annual leave – 28 days per annum, increasing up to 33 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Sick pay (from 3 up to 12 weeks fully paid)
  • Flexible working
  • Gratitude scheme
  • Assisted purchase scheme
  • Cycle to Work up to £1k
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Long service awards
  • Maternity and paternity pay
  • Pension scheme – with contributions matched up to a maximum of 4%
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Coaching

Please note – this role requires the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Candidates must be able to provide paperwork demonstrating their right to work in the UK.

Please note: internal applicants with live sanctions or performance improvement plans in place will not be considered for this role.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Due to the high number of applications for this post, it will not be possible to respond to every application. We will contact you within 4 weeks of the closing date if you have been shortlisted for the role. 

If you are interested in applying for this post, please review the Job Description and complete an application form.

Thank you for your interest in working for Brook.

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