Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all SRC staff are currently working from home. Interviews will be conducted remotely. SRC will continue to follow Government guidance and newly appointed staff may be required to work from home initially. Please email email@example.com if you would like to discuss this further.
Job Title: Senior Counsellor
Vacancy Reference: SEC20
Reporting to: Services Manager
Responsible for: Sessional counsellors
Based: Ipswich (may require travel around Suffolk)
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)
Closing Date: 26th August 2020 5pm
The senior Counsellor will work with the SRC services Manager to manage, develop, support and expand SRC’s counselling support, in order to deliver a high-quality service that meets the needs of women survivors in Suffolk. She will provide line management support to the team of Sessional counsellors, manage a caseload of 5-10 clients (online and face-to-face) and undertake initial assessments of women who enter the service.
Flexible working and job sharing will be considered.
How to apply:
If you’d like to apply for the above role, then please read the full job description here, and then complete the Equality and Monitoring Form and Application Form here: Senior Counsellor Application Form
The deadline to apply is Wednesday 26th August 2020 at 5pm. Please put the vacancy reference number for the role you are applying for in the subject line of your application e-mail and return applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Title: Self-employed Sessional Counsellor
Vacancy Reference: SC20
Reporting to: Senior Counsellor
Based: Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds or Lowestoft
Hours: 5-15 hours/week (5-15 clients)
Hourly rate: £27/hr
Main tasks are to:
- Support at least five SRC clients each week both in person and online
- Attend clinical supervision
- Attend supervisory meetings
- Abide by SRC policies and procedures
- Abide by BACP’s Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Keep clinical records of clients
- Attend relevant training
- Attend bimonthly SRC meeting
What we expect from the counsellor:
- All counsellors must attend and complete two days of specialist training.
- Attendance bimonthly SRC meetings.
- Attendance of quarterly line-management meetings.
- Attendance of clinical supervision
- Commitment and understanding of the importance of clinical supervision.
- An open and non-judgemental attitude.
- Demonstrable understanding of the necessity for keeping and maintaining confidential records;
- Demonstrable understanding of safeguarding, both in relation to children and to vulnerable adults;
- Counsellors will be working with clients on behalf of SRC and not on a private basis. As such, they will be bound by SRC’s processes, policies and procedures.
- Commitment to the feminist ethos of SRC
- Willingness to commit the necessary time to supporting vulnerable client
How to apply:
If you’d like to apply for the above role, please read the full job description here, and then complete an Equality and Monitoring Form and an application form which you can find here: Sessional Counsellor Application Form
The deadline to apply is Wednesday 26th August 2020 at 5pm. Please put the vacancy reference number for the role you are applying for in the subject line of your application e-mail, and return all applications to email@example.com.
Become a Volunteer
We are always looking for dedicated passionate women to volunteer with us! We are not currently taking on new volunteers, but if you would like to be considered for our next intake then please apply now for positions in all areas:
If you are interested in joining us please complete the application form and equality and diversity form below and return to Issy on firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a trustee
- A strategic thinker with good independent judgement?
- A strong team player?
- Passionate about gender equality and ending Violence Against Women and Girls?
- Have previous experience in a key business area?
- Want to use your skills to make a difference?
If you can say “yes” to all the above skills and you can imagine using all of them and more to contribute to an organisation committed to supporting survivors of sexual violence throughout Suffolk then why not join our dedicated team as a member of our Board of Trustees.
The board of Trustees will need skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Financial management
- Recruitment and personnel management
If you would like more information or to return your application (with completed monitoring forms) please email Amy on email@example.com.