Age UK Wirral are Recruiting for a Counselling & Wellbeing Officer to join their Counselling Team

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In the role of Counselling & Wellbeing Officer, you will:

• Work as part of a team and respond to monthly counselling referrals in a timely manner and coordinate assessments.

• Meet with clients and complete a full assessment to ascertain their needs and identify whether counselling is appropriate in their circumstances.

• Work with the Counselling Lead to ensure that the client is assigned to the most appropriate counsellor who can address their counselling and wellbeing needs.

• Maintain service records (hard copy and virtual) and undertake general administrative duties associated with the post and the smooth-running of the service.

• Recognise the importance of volunteer counsellors, support their learning and development and find ways to ensure that they are included in the development of the service and wider organisation.

Essential Criteria

• Membership of a recognized professional counselling body, such as BACP or NCS.

• A minimum of 250 hours practical counselling in a generic counselling role.

• Diploma in Person Centred Counselling/IAPT Qualification or equivalent qualification

Contract length: 12 months – until 31st March 2022

Part-time hours: 21 per week

Application deadline: 19/03/2021

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: £9.60 per hour

Interviews being held week beginning 29th March 2021

Apply for an application pack to hrrecruitment@ageukwirral.org.uk

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