Counsellor - Part-Time (Fixed term for one year, with possible extension)

Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support
Nottingham, UK
20 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Part-Time Counsellor (Fixed term for one year, with possible extension). Two posts available.


NJC Scale Point 26, £29,636 (pro-rata)


Company Pension Scheme


Based in Nottingham City Centre (NG1)

Hours of Work

Role 1: 20 or 28hrs per weeks (over 3 or 4 working days) or Role 2: 23 or 30.5 hours per week (over 3 or 4 working days). Hours worked as follows:

Role 1:
  • Wednesday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Thursday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Friday - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (total = 20 hrs)
  • If a 4th day wanted this will be a Monday 11:00 to 7:30 (total = 28hrs)

Role 2:
  • Monday - 11:00 am to 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (total = 23hrs)
  • If 4th day wanted this will be a Thursday 9:00 to 5:00 (total = 30.5hrs)


Employed by Notts SVS Services, this is an exciting opportunity to join our team providing counselling to survivors of sexual violence aged 13 and above.

Job Purpose

To provide face to face counselling and participate in the provision of the counselling service.

  • To deliver a high quality counselling service to survivors of sexual violence (aged 13+) which is safe, ethical and effective and supports key outcomes
  • Managing a caseload of clients and providing both time limited and longer term sessions as required;
  • To undertake rigorous clinical assessments and identify and action needs/risks and safeguarding matters appropriately and in a timely manner
  • To formulate, plan and monitor effective support plans with clients
  • To contribute to the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the counselling service, including accurate updating of database systems

Essential Experience, Qualifications and Skills
  • Degree in humanistic counselling, with extensive post-qualification experience
  • BACP or UKCP Accreditation
  • An awareness and understanding of sexual violence and its impact
  • Experience of conducting risk/needs assessments & management
  • Experience of working with or knowledge of trauma and PTSD

Further Information or Requirements

Applicants who successfully pass the initial set questions will be sent an application pack. A completed application form is needed in order to fully apply for this post.

Successful applicants will be subject to DBS vetting

Closing date: 6th June 2019

Interview date: 26th and 27th June 2019

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