Young Women’s Counsellor Required: London
Starting salary of £29,000 per annum, pro rata | Part-Time (minimum of 2 days per week)
This post will be based in various West London locations
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is a specialist therapeutic service leading in developing and delivering innovative and effective counselling services for women and girls who have experienced all forms of gender-based violence.
We aim to ensure that we are proactive in developing specialist services that meet the needs of all the women and girls who access our services. We seek a Young Women’s Counsellor who will thrive in a multi-cultural feminist environment.
We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who have experience of working with one or more of the following:
- Young people.
- Women and girls from Black, Minority, and Global Majority communities – ensuring that issues related to diversity and identity are effectively understood and sensitively worked with.
- Applicants who speak various community languages.
Applicants must be BACP, UKCP or HCPC accredited (or eligible) and have experience of providing a range of counselling interventions for women and girls who have been subjected to gender-based violence. The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the following: gender responsive approach, trauma focused, holistic therapeutic responses and multicultural competencies. Facilitating recovery and responding to a diverse client group with multiple cultural identities.
We will be offering a minimum of 14 hours a week which will be dependent on the skills set of the successful candidates.
WGN’s employee benefits include: 3% pension contribution, enhanced leave entitlement and an Employee Assistance Scheme. We also offer excellent training and development opportunities and successful candidates will receive regular individual supervision as well as an on-going CPD programme in a supportive multi-cultural feminist organisation.