Please note that due to COVID-19 we are currently working remotely. 


Job Title:                      Senior Counsellor 

Reporting to:              Director 

Responsible for:        Sessional counsellors  

Based:                           Ipswich or Bury St Edmunds
            (flexible and part-time home-working will be considered) 

Hours:                            24 hours/week 

Salary:                            £30,000 pro rata 

 The senior Counsellor will work with the SRC management team to develop, support and expand SRC’s counselling support, in order to deliver a highquality 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 3-5 clients (online and face-to-face) and undertake initial assessments of women who enter the service.  

Main Responsibilities of the Senior Counsellor

– To support and oversee the day to day running of the counselling service within SRC 

– Deliver specialist, consistent and high-quality clinical work to maintain a caseload of counselling clients. 

– To ensure timely and effective counselling assessment and allocation of all new or returning women into the service. 

– Contribute to the service in terms of expertise, knowledge and experience of working with survivors of rape and sexual abuse and ensuring the quality of counselling service delivery is upheld. 

– Work with the management team to develop the counselling service based on evidenced need. 

Please see the person specification to the right for full information about the role. 

 Please note, flexible working and job sharing will be considered. 



If you’d like to apply for the above, please click on the buttons below to view the person specification and job description, and to download an application form and a monitoring form.

The deadline to apply is 28th March 2021 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


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