Volunteer Counsellor

  • VO63760


Description

Are you either a trainee or qualified counsellor or therapist? Would you like to join an organisation that makes a difference to the lives of children aged between 4 years and 14 years?
Place2Be provides a high level of support to trainee / qualified counsellors through regular supervision, training workshops and offers a well-recognised clinical placement. We deliver a comprehensive induction programme and clinical supervision is undertaken at the end of each day.
Sessions spent with children are accepted as clinical hours towards professional accreditation, and are recognised by the BACP and UKCP.
We need you to be available for a minimum of one day per week to work in a therapeutic capacity with up to 3 children offering one-to-one counselling. Placements are term time only and run for one academic year.
We are always looking for suitable counsellors on placement, so if you believe you have what it takes to thrive in this challenging, rewarding environment please apply.

Organisation aims and objectives

Place2Be works in schools providing early intervention mental health support, without stigmatising children, young people or families and at a point where they need it most. We currently reach 142,000 children and young people in England, Scotland and Wales.

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Restrictions

Experience required: Counsellors on Placement must be training at a minimum of diploma/level 4 in a counselling qualification or be qualified counsellors. Emotionally robust and able to demonstrate self-awareness and self-reflection; ideally will have undertaken personal therapy (one-to-one or group therapy) to enhance this.
Travel details: This would vary on the school.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: Unfortunately we are unable to cover expenses.
Training details: We provide a 2 day introductory workshop and 1 day Safeguarding training before volunteers starts. Once on placement they have the option to book onto 8 additional workshops, all free of charge.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
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Last updated 18 days ago