WWC Vacancy: Counsellor

Counsellor Vacancy

Pro rata £25,116 to £26,227 dependent on experience and qualification

28 hours per week 

The Well Women Centre is delighted to have been awarded funding from The National Lottery Community Fund which will allow us to grow, develop and enhance our casework and counselling provision over the next 3 years. This project, Positive Impact Plus (PIP), will support women in Wakefield with multiple and complex needs and will enhance our ability to promote partnership working and the efficacy of multi-disciplinary care.

We are recruiting a qualified Counsellor to work on this project to provide therapy for women that have often experienced trauma that has continued to influence and impact on their ongoing relationships and lives. This project and the PIP Counsellor will enhance our ability to provide and promote gender specific support for women and will have a focus on reaching out to women that find it difficult to come forward for support.

The PIP Counsellor will be supported by the Counselling Team Leader and our wider counselling and casework teams. This role offers an opportunity to someone who is experienced in offering integrative and trauma focused therapy for clients that have navigated complicated and distressing life events. In this role you will offer brief and medium term 1;1 therapeutic interventions. You will contribute to a seamless pathway within the centre for an internal referral when a woman has reached a stable enough point to address her historic or traumatic experience.


What we can offer you:

We are a caring, supportive all women centre. As a centre we pride ourselves in ensuring staff wellbeing is prioritised and offer opportunities for continued professional development.

WWC has over 35 years of experience and is respected in the district. We are passionate about women having quality wellbeing, support and mental health services. WWC offer staff an employee pension scheme, monthly external clinical supervision, internal group supervision, health insurance with Sovereign Health Care, ongoing CPD, wellbeing sessions, generous annual leave allowance and funded training opportunities.


To apply for this vacancy please download the application pack below, and return via email: governance@wellwomenwakefield.org.uk


Closing date for applications: Monday 31st January 2022, 9am

Interviews: Week commencing 7th February 2022


Please note that this role is subject to an enhanced DBS check and it is a genuine occupational qualification that a females takes on this role, and the post is exempt under section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Application Pack_Counsellor