Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group
Working hours: 37 hours a week
Salary: £33,080 per annum
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 Wellbeing Service is a collaboration between YMCA DLG, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust and Southdown. As part of the Children & Young People’s (CYP) Wellbeing Service, YMCA DLG offer a range of short-term interventions tailored to young people’s presenting needs and age.
They are looking for a permanent, full-time (37 per week) Wellbeing Lead Counsellor to join the experienced and enthusiastic counselling team to coordinate and deliver an innovative and clinically excellent mental health and wellbeing service. In this role you will –
Your expected working pattern is Monday to Friday with one evening until 8pm and then Saturday working after 6 months. This will be a face-to-face role based in Brighton & Hove.
Who You Are:
You will have a Graduate or Post Graduate level Counselling Diploma or equivalent, (ideally 2 years minimum duration including personal counselling or psychotherapy), and BACP Accreditation/eligibility for accreditation or BACP Registration, or be accredited with other relevant professional bodies (UKCP/HCP).
How to Apply:
Please download a job pack from the same page for more information about other benefits offered.
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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).
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Closing Date: 21 August 2022
Please note this is a rolling advert; applications will be reviewed regularly, and suitable applicants will be invited to attend interviews on a rolling basis. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.