SARSVL is recruiting for a 12 month maternity cover Counsellor post with a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying counselling practice. Candidates must have a qualification in counselling or psychotherapy at diploma level or above.

This counsellor will work with our Senior Counsellor to deliver a counselling service to adult women who have experienced sexual violence and abuse. This Counsellor will hold a caseload of 5 clients with a mixture of short-term (4-8 sessions) and 20 sessions work. They will also complete risk and needs assessments for referrals. Training will be provided for this.

To apply, please download the application pack below and return your completed application form to by 12pm on Monday 19th October. Interviews will take place online on Friday 6th November – please keep this date free as it will not be possible to arrange an alternative interview date.

Application Pack

Covering letter

Background Information

Application Form

Equality & Diversity monitoring form

Counsellor Job Description

Counsellor Person Specification

Women-only to apply for this role (EA 2010 9 (1)).

SARSVL does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, religion, disability, age, sexuality or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity and believe it creates dynamic, relevant organisations, fostering spaces for innovation and creativity. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team and encourage you to be a part of it.

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