Lead Wellbeing Counsellor

Job Title: Lead Wellbeing Counsellor

Location: Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, UK

Salary: £32,750 per annum (£12,834 pro rata)

Hours: 14.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: 2nd August 2021

Interview date: 10th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic Lead Wellbeing Counsellor to coordinate and deliver an innovative and clinically excellent mental health and wellbeing service. You will be responsible for leading a team of therapists in delivering effective therapeutic interventions to young people, ensuring that these interventions are of a high quality, adhere to BACP guidelines, are evidence informed treatments and ensure that risk is managed robustly and follows YMCA DLG policies.

You will take a lead role in identifying the needs of service users, staff training needs and improving processes and procedures. We are looking for an innovative individual to take a lead on group programme development, delivery and improving routes of access for service users.

This role includes counselling delivery to children and young people.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For questions regarding paid opportunities or to request another application format: please email recruitment@ymcadlg.org

For questions regarding volunteering opportunities: please email volunteering@ymcadlg.org

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