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Job title:  Counselling Service Manager

Closing Date:  Tuesday 29th May 2018 (12 noon)

Organisation:  Luton All Women’s Centre

Website:  www.lutonallwomenscentre.org.uk

Description:

Part-time: 30 hours per week (open to hours being worked over 4 or 5 days)

Up to £28,000 to £30,000 pro rata, depending on experience

Location: Luton town centre

Established in 1993, Luton All Women’s Centre is a support service and resource for women affected by a range of issues including domestic abuse.

The main purpose of the post:  Luton All Women’s Centre is a thriving and busy centre where they offer support, empowerment and development to women. Part of this is their successful Counselling Service. This role is to undertake all tasks necessary to ensure the smooth running of this service. Their counsellors are mainly students on placement from a variety of counselling disciplines. They have in-house supervision groups and all therapy and counselling currently occurs on site.

The post holder will be a well organised professional with a strong sense of professional boundaries, and experience of working in an organisational setting. They will be able to show a solid track record of delivering counselling/therapy and have relevant management experience. They must be familiar with undertaking risk management and safety planning, remaining calm in a crisis and in handling sensitive information on a daily basis. Experience of working with female survivors of domestic violence, of supporting women involved with for example Children’s Social Services, substance misuse agencies, housing and mental health agencies, and of working within safeguarding procedures is desirable for this post.

The post holder may be required to do some outreach work, to deliver information/educational sessions in different settings and to represent LAWC at events.

For an application pack, please email penny@lawc.org.uk or call 01582 416783

Closing Date:          Tuesday 29th May 2018 (12 noon)

Interview Date:      5th, 6th, 7th or 8th June TBC

  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
  • It is a Genuine Occupational Requirement for all applicants to be female (Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 applies).

Application is via the application form. We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.