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Job: Volunteer Counsellors

Title Volunteer Counsellors
Salary Volunteer
Location All regional offices
Job Information

The successful applicants will be required to have the following experience, qualifications and skills

Essential

  • Completion of a minimum of one year of a Level 4 or higher diploma in counselling course (or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 100 hours of supervised counselling practice
  • The ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of counselling skills, theory and application
  • Basic knowledge of issues relating to sexual abuse
  • Basic knowledge of mental health issues

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working with survivors of sexual abuse
  • Have engaged in personal therapy

Duties

  • To provide one to one counselling sessions for Nexus NI
  • To keep records of all client work and attendance at supervision
  • To adhere to the code of ethics of the BACP or equivalent.
  • To actively pursue personal development and growth as a counsellor
  • To have knowledge of and adhere to Nexus NI policies, procedures¬† and practise

Terms & conditions

  • Accountable to the Operations Manager & Clinical Manager
  • Clinical supervision will be provided by Nexus NI as required
  • Travel expenses will be payable
  • Notice period of one month on either side required.
  • Attendance at a formal induction and ongoing training will be required.

Selection procedure

  • Application by a Nexus NI application form only.¬† Monitoring form must be returned to the monitoring officer by post.
  • After short-listing suitable volunteer cousnelling will be invited for interview which will include a role play.
  • At least 2 references will be obtained.
  • Any appointment will be subject to an acceptable Access NI Enhanced Check.

Nexus NI is an equal opportunities employer.

HRF16 – Job Application form July 13

HRF13 – DISCLOSURE OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS (STAFF)

HRF01 – Monitoring Form updated may 13

 

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