Children & Young person's counsellor
Hours: 15 - 37.5 hours per week. Working hours will include early evening, after school hours. Typical hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm and 12pm to 8pm.
Salary: £26,598 per annum, pro rata
Holidays: 25 days per annum plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Location: Face to face work at Visyon Crewe and/or Congleton 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 a wide range of time-bound, outcome-focused therapeutic interventions to children and young people and their families as directed.
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 also need experience of working with children under age 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.
What can we offer you?
Generous leave allowance
Flexible working options
Additional 1 day per annum after 5 years’ service
Visyon are wishing to recruit team members as soon as possible.
The closing date for the application is Wednesday 19th April 2023 at 9am.
Application packs are available below.
Please send applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
With the subject line: "CHILDREN & YOUNG PERSON’S COUNSELLOR APPLICATION"
Interviews will take place week commencing 24th April 2023.
*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: email@example.com