DMWS – Counsellor (Bank)


Location: Northampton
Contract: Part Time – Bank
Salary: £29,994.00 pro rata
Closing date: 8/07/2024

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 someone who have the self-discipline and motivation to work with a variety of clients from complex and demanding occupational backgrounds.

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 and 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).

For further information on this position, please see our Counsellor-Bank-1.docx


  • We give employees 30 days a year annual leave plus Public Holidays (pro-rata’d for part-time employees).
  • Auto enrolment onto DMWS workplace pension scheme – subject to eligibility. You will make a minimum contribution of 5% which DMWS will match. Contributions will be matched up to 6% by DMWS.
  • Three times your annual salary to nominated beneficiaries – subject to eligibility
  • All flexible working requests are considered – many of our staff work flexible hours and work wholly, or partly from home.
  • Smart Health. Access to a 24/7 virtual GP service, with a counselling service and on-line help and support around health and well-being matters
  • For those who pay to park at their work-base, fees are repaid through expenses. Mileage claims are reimbursed in line with HMRC guidelines.
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme for all employees upon completion of their probationary period.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption and shared parental leave.
  • Staff are regularly recognised for their work by the leadership team and their peers, via internal events, social media, and industry awards.
  • DMWS supports employee continuing professional development and training.
  • Above all, being part of the DMWS team, means that you are making a difference to the lives of those working on the frontline.

Applications close on Monday 8 July 2024

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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