Job title: Volunteer Female Counsellor/Art Therapist
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd April 2017 midnight
Organisation: Woman’s Trust
Woman’s Trust is a BACP accredited person-centred/humanistic counselling service for women affected by domestic violence.
We are currently recruiting for an East and West London Volunteer Counsellor/Art Therapist (for second year – or equivalent – and or/second placement)
The essential requirements are:
- Counsellors/Therapists need to be in personal therapy for 1 year
- Follow the person-centred/humanistic approach
- Be in their second year of a diploma course or equivalent
- Have one year experience of working with clients (30 supervised client
hours or equivalent experience).
The benefits of having a placement with us are:
- Free supervision (fortnightly for two hours)
- Travel expenses reimbursed (up to £9.30 per day)
- Telephone expenses reimbursed
- Support by the counselling staff team members
- Possibility of working with clients with a number of presenting issues
and from a variety of backgrounds
- Fully insured
Counsellors/Therapists have the opportunity to work in East London (Newham, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Redbridge, Greenwich, Havering, Barking & Dagenham and Waltham Forest) and West London (Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham) at different times during the day.
Please note: Due to the needs of women using our service, the minimum commitment is 4 clients per week. Counsellors will be required to attend Woman’s Trust’s 2 hrs supervision on a fortnightly basis and a 3-day induction training.
The deadline for the application is Sunday 23rd April 2017 midnight; Interviews will be held from the week of the 8th May and the training dates are: 7th, 8th and 9th June 2017
Attendance to training is compulsory if successful at the interview stage.
All placements are for female counsellors/therapists only. The Equality Act 2010 pursuant to Schedule 9, Part 1 applies.
More intakes are set during the year and applications will be accepted outside these times.
Please note that a CV will not be accepted.
If you are interested in applying for a Volunteer Counsellor placement, please visit our website www.womanstrust.org.uk
“Being a volunteer counsellor at Woman’s Trust has surpassed all of my hopes and expectations; the women I have met in this role have brought new meaning to the words courage, resilience and hope. I have been invited in and joined them on their journey to new possibilities-it is a humbling experience and a privilege.”
Type: Long term
How to apply:
Visit our website on www.womanstrust.org.uk
For further information and an informal discussion please call Maya on
020 7034 0303 o email firstname.lastname@example.org