Young Person’s Counsellor Required: Crewe/Congleton, Cheshire

 

Hours: 15 – 30 hours per week. Working hours will mainly be early evening, after school hours. Typical hours of work are Monday to Thursday 12pm to 8pm.

Salary:  £26,076.94 per annum (pro-rata

Term: Permanent

Location:  Face to face work at Visyon Crewe and/or Congleton base and possible other outreach locations in the Cheshire East area

Visyon is a charity that supports the emotional health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families across East Cheshire, through the provision of a range of services, including one-to-one counselling, group work, mentoring, and family support work. The post holder will work as part of the Visyon team, providing a wide range of time-bound, outcome-focused therapeutic interventions to children and young people and their families as directed.

The post holder will work as part of the Visyon team, providing a wide range of timebound, outcome-focused therapeutic interventions to children and young people and their families as directed. Visyon places a high value on governance and accountability. We work with often complex clients, meaning risk management and safeguarding are essential parts of our work. Working with Visyon requires flexibility, strong communication, organisational skills and working effectively with children and young people, and others who support them. The ability to support and manage client risk and know when referrals should be made onto other agencies is essential within this role.

What can we offer you?

  • Generous leave allowance

  • Flexibility working options

  • Pension Scheme

  • Additional 1 day per annum after 5 years’ service

Visyon are wishing to recruit team members as soon as possible.  The closing date for the application is Monday 6th February 2023 at 9am at 5pm. Interviews will take place week commencing 13th February 2023.

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references, right to work and DBS checks.

Application packs are available below.

Please send applications to: recruitment@visyon.org.uk

With the subject line: “YOUNG PERSON’S COUNSELLOR APPLICATION”

For further information please contact Gary Wildgoose on: 07946 268651 or email: gary.wildgoose@visyon.org.uk

 

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