Occupational Health Counsellor

Sugarman Occupational Health
London (Central)
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Occupational Health Counsellor

Isle of Dogs, West Brompton & Sidcup

Part Time- 3 days per week

£35,000 per annum (pro rata) + benefits

The Opportunity:

We're currently recruiting for an Occupational Health Counsellor working for a large national UK provider, you will have a main base either Isle of Dogs, West Brompton and Sidcup covering a prestigious contract on a part time basis.

Key Responsibilities of the Occupational Health Counsellor:

Management and delivery of occupational health products and service delivery to designated Business Groups by adhering to the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Framework of Practice and the clients policies and processes, and providing:

  • Short-term counselling for clients with personal or work related issues, who are off sick or at work, up to six sessions, with a goal of returning staff back to recuperative/full duties
  • Welfare support and advice including money advice
  • Intermittent, longer-term, on-going support to suspended officers
  • Advice/support to managers about counselling services
  • Pre-selection and ongoing monitoring screening, for vulnerable roles
  • Presentations to groups on the counselling/OH services when agreed with OHTM
  • TSP debriefs and follow up
  • On call/DWC duties
  • Psychological screening.

In addition to the above the client is looking for a candidate who can specifically cover CBT and/ or Group Therapists.

This position is working 3 days per week directly with the client. There is the option to work as Self Employed and you will be paid a rate of £175 per day. You will have a main base at either Isle of Dogs, West Brompton and Sidcup however you may be required to work across any of these sites so must be flexible with this.

The Occupational Health Counsellor will have:

  • experience in working in a highly demanding environment
  • Ability to work autonomously carrying out risk assessments on vulnerable clients.
  • A Minimum of a Degree in Counselling
  • Hold the UKCP or BACP accreditation
  • Some experience with trauma would be an advantage as would experience in short term therapy within an organisational setting.

For further information please contact Stacey Dandridge on or email a current CV to


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