Counsellor Required: Bebington, The Wirral


Salary £26,168 – £32,165 (Agenda for Change pay increase pending)

We are searching for an extra special Counsellor who has experience and passion for working therapeutically with parents, grandparents and children. Claire House is a unique working environment that enriches both personally and professionally. We are looking for individuals who, at their core, are kind, resilient and enjoy working as part of a small, dedicated team

We are looking for an empathic, warm and understanding Counsellor to work as part of the Family Support and Counselling team in all Claire House settings, WIRRAL Hospice, Liverpool Day therapy unit and the community setting. This role offers a perfect opportunity to develop your counselling skills and experience in this specialist field. A comprehensive training program will be provided.

This role will be to provide short and long term one to one counselling to parents, grandparents and where appropriate to work therapeutically with children. This position will require you to work mainly within the two hospices, at home and in some cases within a school environment.

You will be expected to work flexibly Monday – Friday. Occasionally you will need to be prepared to work some evenings and weekends.

Key skills for this job include: Experience of counselling over a wide range of emotional difficulties including bereavement. Excellent communication skills; ability to work in a small team; ability to work autonomously; flexible; car driver.

A full training package will be tailored to the individual. We also offer comprehensive group clinical supervision as well as a substantial financial contribution toward 1:1 external counselling clinical supervision to ensure you maintain resilient in this role.

Claire House is the place where you can make a real difference for children and families from across Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales as well as a great place to develop your career.

We can offer you:

A commitment to help you learn, develop and grow your career with us.
Significant opportunities for professional development and training.
Opportunity to develop your counselling skill.

Gain knowledge and expertise in working with parents their families who care for a child/ren with complex health care needs, work with clients facing end-of-life care treatments for their child and support bereaved parents and their families.


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