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Children & Young person's counsellor

Hours: 22.5 hours per week. Working hours will include early evening, after school hours. Typical hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 10am to 6pm and 12pm to 8pm.


Salary: £26,988 per annum, pro rata

Holidays: 25 days per annum plus bank holidays (pro rata)

Term: Permanent


Location: Face to face work at Visyon Crewe base and possible other outreach locations in the Cheshire East area


Visyon is a charity that supports the emotional health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families across East Cheshire, through the provision of a range of services, including one-to-one counselling, group work, mentoring, and family support work.


The post holder will work as part of the Visyon team, providing time-bound, outcome-focused therapeutic interventions to children and young people. The post holder will be a qualified counsellor and will also have experience of working with children under 11 using play and creative interventions to help them express themselves.


Visyon places a high value on governance and accountability. We work with often complex clients, meaning risk management and safeguarding are essential parts of our work. Working with Visyon requires flexibility, strong communication, organisational skills and working effectively with children and young people, and others who support them. The ability to support and manage client risk and know when referrals should be made onto other agencies is essential within this role.

Click here to download the full Children & Young Person Counsellor Job Description & Person Specification.


What can we offer you?


  • Generous leave allowance

  • Flexible working options

  • Pension Scheme

  • Additional 1 day per annum after 5 years’ service

The closing date for the application is Tuesday 4th June at 5pm.

Interviews will take place week commencing 18th June 2024.


*All job offers are subject to satisfactory references, right to work and DBS checks.


For further information please contact Gary Wildgoose on: 07946 268651 or email:


To complete your application, click the button below and complete all forms. Once completed they must be sent to, with the subject line: 'Children & Young Person Counsellor Application'

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