Counselling Coordinator - NBS

Advert: Counselling Coordinator - Newham Bereavement Service

Hours: 21 Hours per week (days and times negotiable although there may be evening and weekend work)

Salary: NJC scale point 27 – 30 (currently £28, 062 - £30, 763p.a inclusive of Inner London weighting). Starting pro-rata salary based on Scp 27 will be £16, 837 per annum incl ILW for 21 hours.

Location: Newham


Closing Date: 5pm Monday 3rd December 2018

Interviews Held on: Thursday 13th December 2018


Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham is seeking to recruit a Counselling Coordinator to oversee project coordination, support and delivery of the Newham Bereavement Service.


You must have a Psychotherapy/Counselling Qualification (Diploma minimum), together with substantial experience of providing counselling. You should have accredited membership of the UKCP/BACP or BCP or prepared to work towards this within the first six months.


You will have demonstrable experience of working in the voluntary/statutory sector ideally in a project coordination/management role as well as the ability to plan, organise and prioritise workloads.


You must have experience of carrying out assessments including clinical assessments, staff supervision and recruitment of Clinical Placement Volunteers. You will have the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people who may be experiencing bereavement. You should be able to demonstrate that you are able to keep clear and concise notes and prepare written reports of a high standard as well as maintaining client database systems. Working closely with the Operational Director you will help develop the service in line with contract requirements.


Benefits include training, Employee assistance Programme, Company Pension and 30 days annual leave.


Post subject to an enhance Disclosure Barring Service check. Applications welcome from all sections of the community.


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