Sessional Family Support Counsellor Required: London

Recruiter: Missing People Charity
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term until 31st March 2021)
Hours: Flexible
Salary: £30 per hour for therapeutic work; £15.10 per hours or non-therapeutic work 

Missing People’s counselling service provides therapeutic support to family members of missing people who are already being supported by the charity.

Counselling is primarily offered by telephone, however the family members are offered choice and control and are able to access video calls.

Our counsellors are experienced and highly skilled practitioners who are able to transfer their skills to supporting family members experiencing the ‘ambiguous loss’ of someone being missing.

You will work directly with individuals, both children and adults assessed as suitable for counselling support and be responsible for establishing and maintaining supportive counselling relationships with family members of missing people.

You will work within Missing People’s unique framework of support, providing therapeutic intervention to assist the individual, to improve their emotional wellbeing and ability to cope.

Specialist training will be provided to support Counsellors to understand the particular needs of families of missing people, including on ‘ambiguous loss’.

Regular clinical supervision is provided.

Closing date: 23:59 on 28th October 2019

Interviews: Interviews will be held on 1st November  and 6th November 2019.    (Interviews via  Zoom and Skype are available)

Start date: As soon as possible


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