Experienced Young People’s Counsellor


Recruiting Organisation: Relate West Sussex

Working hours: One day a week
Salary: £210 per day
Location: Crawley (one of the GP surgeries)


Relate West Sussex has a vacancy for an experienced counsellor to work with children and young people aged 11-18.

You will be based at a Crawley GP Surgery for one day each week, delivering eight counselling sessions in a day. This work is part of a contract with a Crawley Primary Care Network where children and young people struggling with a range of issues including, anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem and self-harm are referred to Relate for short-term counselling (an assessment, followed by six sessions of counselling).

  • You will be paid as set rate of £210 per day.
  • Relate will provide administrative support, free individual and group supervision, and opportunities for peer support and CPD learning as part of the package.
  • This is initially an eight-month, fixed-term role from 1st February 2023 – 30th September 2023, with possibility for extension and further opportunities at Relate.

Interested candidates should provide a current CV outlining your training and counselling experiences, and a short statement explaining why you are applying for the role.

Send applications to Lisa Phillips, Centre Manager, at: lisa.phillips@relatesussex.org


Read more: JD and PS – Children & Young People’s Counsellor


Closing date for applications: Monday 16th January 2023
Interviews: Monday 23rd January 2023
Start date: As soon as possible after 1st February 2023

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