Trainee Counsellor

  • VO91730


Trauma Healing Together is a new registered charity requiring a passionate trainee counsellor to help us to support trauma survivors in a counselling setting.

We are looking for someone who has achieved a minimum of 30 clinical hours with another placement provider.

As part of this role, you will be offered training in trauma and supervision. You will also be offered the opportunity to improve your skills and knowledge by attending our clinical research discussion groups. There may also be the opportunity to shadow an experienced Mental Health Nurse in a clinical setting.

If successful at the recruitment stage, you will be required to undergo a PVG check and safeguarding training in advance of beginning the placement.


  1. Maintain ethical supervision as required by Trauma Healing Together (THT) and BACP.
  2. To abide by the BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.
  3. To adhere to the policies and procedures and the Code of Conduct for all members.
  4. To provide a minimum of three counselling hours per week with adult survivors of trauma
  5. To attend Peer supervision on a monthly basis which will last 2 hours
  6. To attend our clinical research discussion group on a monthly basis which will last 1.5 hours.
  7. To ensure all client case notes, assessments and any other documentation are completed in accordance with the policies and procedures of THT.

Organisation aims and objectives

Trauma Healing UK is a charity dedicated to providing opportunities for growth and recovery to those who have experienced poor mental health as a result of trauma. Our vision is for all trauma survivors in Scotland to have the resilience and skills needed to live a fulfilling and meaningful life despite their trauma.











Experience required: Must currently on a BACP or COSCA accredited counselling course at diploma level or above. Have an understanding of the struggles faced by trauma survivors Understanding of the BACP ethical framework Full personal spec can be found on website
Travel details: Counselling will take place at 5 Atholl Place, Perth, PH15NE
Minimum age: 20


Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 25 days ago