Staff Counsellor Required: Salisbury, Wiltshire


Band: Band 6

Salary: £35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata

Contract: Fixed term

Duration: 12 months

Working pattern: Part-time

Reference number: 269-SFT7756


As the Band 6 Staff Counsellor you will be jointly responsible in the continuing provision and maintenance of workplace counselling service available to all Trust staff and any external clients who purchase this service, and continually look for new and innovative ways of improving the service delivery and the patient’s experience.

As a BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) Accredited, accountable and autonomous therapist you will be responsible for the organizing and management of the clients assessment, planning and provision of the appropriate course of therapy and to evaluate the effectiveness of the therapy provided. You will manage your own case load, act in the best interests of your clients at all times and take personal and professional responsibility for your actions and decisions.

Main duties of the job

You will offer early intervention to staff who are in need of counselling support. This will be delivered in a timely manner as detailed within the departments service level agreements and key performance indicators.

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

qualified counsellor


  • BACP Accredited/UKCP Registered with 5 years post-qualification experience.
  • Evidence and maintenance of personal and professional development as required by accrediting body
  • Experience in Psychodynamic, Integrative time-limited counselling


  • A previous clinical professional background or NHS experience
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy skills for Occupational Health Professionals


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