Person Centred Counsellors Required: Nottinghamshire/Remote 


Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services

Permanent – 30 hrs per week 

Registered £32,981 or Accredited £33,896 pro-rata

The Vacancy

We are looking for experienced and dynamic Counsellors, to increase the number of qualified counsellors available to deliver dedicated and specialised therapeutic support via face to face, online and telephone support . We work in a person centred, CBT and EMDR way offering short and long term counselling in order to empower, heal and recover from the trauma of sexual violence.

Current hybrid remote working from home and in the office providing face to face, online and telephone counselling.  This post is based in the City (with possible travel to outreach locations across Nottinghamshire).


NJC Scale Point:

£32,981 (pro-rata) – registered counsellor

£33,896 (pro-rata) – accredited counsellor


  • 22 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays (entitlement increases with the length of service)
  • Sick Leave entitlement (increases with the length of service)
  • Birthday Leave
  • Childcare/Dependant’s Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employees Assistance Programme
  • Professional Training and Development

Hours of work

30 hours per week

Monday 11:30 – 19:30 (in office, Clarendon Chambers)

Tuesday 09:00 – 17:00 (in office, Chaucer Street)

Wednesday 11:30 – 19:30 (Working from Home)

Thursday 09:00 – 13:30 (Working from Home)

Saturday 10:00 – 13:00 (Working from Home)

Job purpose
To deliver a high-quality counselling service to survivors of sexual violence (aged 18+) which is safe, ethical and effective and supports key outcomes.


  • Managing a caseload of clients and providing short- long term counselling sessions
  • To undertake rigorous clinical assessments and identify and action needs/risks and safeguarding matters appropriately and in a timely manner
  • To formulate, plan and monitor effective support plans with clients
  • Liaise effectively with key personnel and colleagues to contribute to the safe and productive day to day running of the counselling service

Essential experience, qualifications, and skills:

  • Degree in Counselling
  • BACP/UKCP accredited or registered
  • Experience of conducting Risk Assessments
  • Have in-depth knowledge of issues affecting people who have experienced sexual violence, both recent and non-recent
  • Experience of delivering a wide range of therapeutic approaches to mental health problems and experience of routine outcome monitoring & ability to meet agreed specified service targets.
  • Excellent IT and interpersonal skills


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