Wellbeing Counsellor Required (Ethnicities Specialist): East Sussex

 

Closing date: 30th September 2021

Location: Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, UK (some working from home available)

Salary: £29,525 per annum (£11,171 actual)

Hours: 14 Hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: 30th September 2021

Interview date: 11th October 2021

 

The Wellbeing Counsellor – Ethnicities Specialist role will be to provide assessments and counselling for children and young people from mixed or black and minority ethnic (BAME) groups aged 8-24 years. The role will include building partnerships with other BAME services and an advisory role to CYP service managers and clinical leads regarding service user participation, co-production and staff recruitment, advising on the particular needs of minority ethnic groups in therapeutic services.

Role Responsibilities

  • Deliver specialist counselling sessions and group work to young people from mixed race and BAME communities living in Brighton & Hove, through online and face-to-face appointments.
  • Carry out mental health assessments to individual children & young people in local settings and to support triage to the relevant treatment option.
  • Building partnerships with other BAME services and other CYP providers with advisory role to CYP service managers and clinical leads regarding service user participation, co-production and staff recruitment; advising on the particular needs of minority ethnic groups in therapeutic services

Key Requirements

  • Have experience of supporting mixed & BAME young people who have mild to moderate mental health difficulties
  • A qualified counsellor – Graduate or Post Grad. Counselling Dip Counselling & BACP Accreditation
  • Experience in delivery of specialist counselling and mental health assessments for children and young people

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

 

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