Wellbeing & Safeguarding Counsellor Required: London


Well-being and Safeguarding Counsellor

3 days a week,

£36,000- £38,000 pro rata,

hybrid working.

The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (Rape Crisis South London) is looking for a therapist with experience of working therapeutically with acute high risk presentationsto join our Children and Young People’s Counselling Service as a Well-being and Safeguarding Counsellor.

Working alongside play therapists, family prevention practitioners and school well-being counsellors, you will provide specialist therapy to girls and young women aged 5+ in hubs across the South London Boroughs.

If you feel passionate about providing high quality, trauma-informed therapy to survivors of sexual violence and have experience of counselling young people, then this is the role for you. We will provide the successful candidates with: ● Clinical supervision

● A salary of £36,000 – £38,000, dependent on experience, pro rata

● An in-depth induction training programme which includes the different types of sexual violence, impacts and coping strategies and the RASASC empowerment model

● Regular CPD and developmental opportunities

● Annual leave entitlement is 27 days a year plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata) plus the period of 25 December -1 January.

● NEST pension scheme; 3% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution.

● Travel loan and cycle to work scheme.

● Access to a range of benefits including My GP Anytime, My Employment Assistance Programme, My Online Health Assessments,

My Perks and The Health Shield scheme.

The successful candidates will work 3 days a week between Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm. This is a hybrid role which includes a minimum of two days a week in the community or our Croydon office.

The post is open to female applicants only as the role is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010. RASASC is an equal opportunities employer, and we are particularly keen to receive applications from women underrepresented in the violence against women and girls movement.

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