Wellbeing Counsellor – Brighton & Hove

Wellbeing Counsellor
Brighton & Hove
Fixed Term Contract until 31st May 2020
15 Hours per week
£28,855 per annum (pro-rata)
£11,698 per annum (actual)

The Children & Young People’s Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service is an innovative service, delivery primary care mental health interventions to children and young people aged 4-25. The service is a collaboration between YMCA DownsLink Group, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, Here and Mind in Brighton & Hove.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic counsellor to deliver both assessment and treatment sessions to children and young people aged 4-25.

Applicants must be qualified counsellors, experienced in working with children and young people, be more than 2 years post qualified and BACP Registered/Accredited/Eligible or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HCPC, UKCP).

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, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, please contact Rebecca Wilson Green on 07718 667 123. We will not respond to agencies.

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and 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)


Closing date for applications: Monday 18th November 2019 at 9am

Interview date: Friday 22nd November


How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at recruitment@ymcadlg.org or by hand/post to:

Human Resources
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here


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