Counsellor (Community/Schools Based ) – Wandsworth, London

 

Salary: £28,256.83 to £29,256.83 inclusive of London weighting (Zone 1, Grade F) pro rata for part time post

 

Application closing date: 07/10/2018

 

Location: London

 

Job reference: R0002133

 

Date posted: 26/09/2018

 

Package: Permanent, One full time role, one part time, 21 hours per week.

 

In this role as counsellor you will be:
  • Supporting the Service Manager to develop community based satellite counselling drop-ins across the borough.
  • Providing structured counselling services in accordance with professional ethics, national standards and guidelines.
  • Supporting the Service Manager/Senior Therapist in the review and development of treatment services
  • Ensuring that all client records are correctly maintained and stored.
  • Attending regular counselling supervision with the Senior Therapist

 

To be successful as a Counsellor you must have:
  • A counselling or psychotherapy qualification
  • Experience of providing therapeutic interventions
  • Basic computer literacy skills
  • Knowledge and experience of issues facing young people, particularly in relation to potential family/placement breakdown
  • Experience of working eclectically to meet the individual needs of the young person
  • A good understanding of the effects and harms of substances on young people.

 

Training and/or experience  in CBT and of the brief intervention therapeutic model are highly desirable.
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