DMWS – Counsellor


Location: Flexible working, Nationwide
Contract: Permanent – up to 35hours weekly
Salary: £29,120 – £31,200 (calculated pro-rata)
Closing date: 20/08/2023

Are you a passionate, dedicated counsellor looking for your next role?
Do you possess, as a minimum;

  • A recognised counselling qualification?
  • Current membership of the BACP or other equivalent body?
  • At least 2 years relevant experience (which must include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or Client Centred Therapy)?

DMWS are looking for a part-time and full-time counsellors who have the self-discipline and motivation to work with a variety of clients from complex and demanding occupational backgrounds. We are particularly keen to hear from people in Northamptonshire and Scotland, though applications will be considered across the UK.

In addition to the above, we are looking for someone with strong interpersonal skills, able to work as part of a team, and who is compassionate and committed to supporting various service users including the police service and care home professionals.

Working as part of a team (who will work remote from each other) you will be supporting various DMWS service users. You will report to the Team Psychologist.

You will correctly assess referrals, identify needs and the resources required to meet those needs, with unfaltering professionalism and sensitivity. You will interact with DMWS welfare staff and assess the holistic well-being of our service users.

The service will be developed both through face-to-face contact and remotely, you should be willing to work flexibly to meet job demands, and this may involve working unsociable hours and travel with occasional overnight stays (expenses will be reimbursed according to company policy).

A variety of negotiable hours up to 35hs to be worked flexibly with autonomy over your schedule with an annual salary of £29,120.00 – £31,200.00 depending on experience (calculated pro-rata). In addition, you will be working within a dynamic organisation, making a real difference and receiving great benefits.

For further information on this position, please see our Counsellor-Job Description

Benefits include:
• 30 days leave plus bank holidays calculated pro-rata
• Mileage paid between locations (45p per mile)
• Enhanced sick pay
• Up to 6% matched pension contributions
• Death in service benefits
• Great training opportunities
• £25 contribution towards eye tests and a contribution of £50 towards glasses. (As long as they are only needed for DSE use and not otherwise needed on a standard prescription).
• Enhanced maternity / paternity / adoption family friendly benefits.

Applications close on Sunday 20 August 2023

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the role. Please remember to click on ‘upload’ otherwise we may not receive your attachments. Applicants must hold a full UK Driving Licence. Applications will be considered as they are submitted. DMWS reserves the right to close the application process early and feedback will only be provided to candidates who attend interviews.

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