DMWS – Counsellor (part time)


Location: Home Based
Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 pro rata
Closing date: 03.01.2022

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 counsellor, who will have the self-discipline and motivation to work from home.

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 the police service.

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

This part-time position offers 18 hours per week to be worked flexibly with autonomy over your schedule. In return, you will be working within a dynamic organisation, making a real difference and receiving great benefits, including 30 days leave plus bank holidays, enhanced sick pay, up to 6% matched pension contributions and death in service benefits.

For further information on the position available please see Counsellor-Job Description.

To apply – please click on the following link and submit both your CV, and a supporting statement of up to 300 words as to why you think you are most suited to the role.

The application process closes at 5.00pm on Monday 3rd of January 2022, with interviews to be held virtually on Wednesday 19th January 2022. DMWS reserve the right to close this application process early.

Apply here.

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