Counsellor (staff psychological wellbeing service): Preston, Lancashire


Closing: 07/03/2021 23:59

Site: Royal Preston Hospital

Town: Preston

Salary: £31,365 – £37,890 Per Annum, Pro rata

Salary period: Yearly

Interview date:15/03/2021

Grade: Band 6

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part time: 28 hours per week (The service is generally 9am-5pm but some flexibility is available, for example to work longer/shorter days, at least half day on Wednesdays is required but other days are negotiable. On site working will be required on some days.)

Job ref: 438-RC5121


Essential criteria
  • • Advanced Diploma in counselling or equivalent
  • • BACP Accreditation
  • • Experience and training in CBT or another relevant therapeutic approach
Desirable criteria
  • • Diploma in Supervision or equivalent training/experience
  • • PG Dip in CBT or another relevant therapeutic approach
  • • EMDR Training /Experience

Knowledge & Experience

Essential criteria
  • • Diploma qualification experience
  • • Experience of working within a service for adults
  • • Experience of short term, time limited work.
  • • Experience of working with a diverse client group with a wide range of presenting problems, including bereavement, and significant levels of distress.
Desirable criteria
  • • Experience of working in a staff support setting
  • • Significant experience working with bereavement & loss
  • • Experience of teaching, training and supervision
  • • Knowledge of mental health referral pathways and procedures
  • • Knowledge of legislation in relation to the client group and mental health


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