Vacancy Reference:        SC22 

Reporting to:                   Senior Counsellor 

Based:                              Various locations around Suffolk and online (Our main                                                           offices are in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds & Lowestoft)

Hours:                                5-15 hours/week (5-15 clients) 

Hourly rate:                      £30/hr 


 Main tasks are to: 
  • Support five or more SRC clients each week, in person and online
  • Attend clinical group supervision, 1.5 hours per month
  • Attend bimonthly caseload reviews
  • 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 mandatory training
  • Attend quarterly SRC meeting


What we expect from the counsellor: 
  • All counsellors must attend and complete two days of specialist training
  • Attendance of bimonthly caseload review with Senior Counsellor
  • Attendance of clinical group 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
  • Reliability
  • Counsellors will be working with clients on behalf of SRC, as such, they will be bound by SRC’s processes, policies and procedures.
  • Commitment to the feminist ethos of SRC
  • Willingness to work as part of a team to develop the work of the organisation


What the counsellor can expect from us: 
  • Full training and support will be provided
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • The opportunity to gain career progression
  • Specialist clinical group supervision


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 Friday 12th August 2022 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

Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd August 2022.

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