Job title: Volunteer Counsellor

Closing Date: 16th February 2018

Organisation: Solace Women’s Aid

Website: http://solacewomensaid.org/get-involved/volunteer-your-time/current-volunteer-opportunities/

Description:

Opportunities to volunteer within Solace’s counselling service have arisen.  This role is suitable for qualified counsellors who have completed over 150 hours clinically supervised hours.  An understanding of domestic and sexual violence and its impact is desirable.  The role will be working with women and girls who are living with or have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence. A second language would be helpful although not essential. This position requires you to undertake an enhanced DBS check, which Solace will arrange.

Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • 150 hours of clinical experience required
  • A qualification in counselling.
  • Working towards BACP or UKCP accreditation
  • Good written communication skills
  • Tact and discretion in handling confidential information

Commitment A typical volunteer commitment is 12 months, 4 clients per day

Type: Volunteer Role

Salary: Expenses Only

How to apply: Please complete the volunteer application and monitoring form found on our website to apply.

Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks.