Clinical Supervisor


Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group

Working hours: 22.5 hours a week
Salary: £33,345 per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hove, East Sussex


YMCA DownsLink Group is a charity working to transform the lives of vulnerable young people, working to prevent youth homelessness and provide a home to 763 young people every night. They reach a further 10,000 young people and their families through our other key services, such as counselling, support and advice, mediation and youth work. This is challenging yet rewarding work that helps the young people they support to belong, contribute, and thrive.


The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established, multi-disciplinary, passionate team as a permanent, part-time (22.5 hours per week) Clinical Supervisor for Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

  • In this role you will provide formally scheduled, contracted 1:1 or small group clinical supervision for Dialogue counsellors, including supervision of supervision for some counsellors who supervise qualified volunteer or trainee counsellors.
  • You will work at all times within the Ethical Framework of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy and maintain the high standard of service delivery required of BACP Accredited organisations.
  • Your expected working pattern will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
  • Supervisees are based across geography and as such the postholder will deliver supervision sessions online by video whilst working from home or from a YMCA office.


Who You Are

They are looking for a Clinical Supervisor who has experience of working with children and young people and the ability to work effectively from home offering supervision sessions online.

  • You will have a minimum of five years clinical practice counselling children and young people.
  • You will also be a BACP or UKCP (or other recognised professional body) registered and ideally accredited practitioner, or working towards accreditation.
  • You will also need a recognised Diploma or Degree in Counselling or Psychotherapy of a minimum training.
  • In addition, you will have a recognised Clinical Supervision qualification and experience of working with counsellors/therapists.
  • It is desirable that you have experience of either providing therapy in a SEND or PRU setting or supervising such work.

Great candidates may not fit everything that have been described above, or who have important skills that have not been mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell them about yourself.


How to Apply:


You can apply via website link hereIt also has the application pack & job description for further information.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact


YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They value diversity and promote inclusion, which they demonstrate through their activities, as well as in their policies and working practices. Reinforced by their culture and values, they seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For questions regarding this role or to request another application format: please email at


Closing Date: 21 July 2022


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