Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (On-site)
£35,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Head of Counselling vacancy presents an exciting opportunity to lead and manage a dedicated team of part-time counsellors delivering around 4,000 counselling sessions each year to a broad range of people in the community, many of whom would not otherwise be able to access counselling. 

The Head of Counselling is supported by a full-time Administration and Office Manager, a part-time Clinical Assistant, and a part-time Business Support and Fundraising Manager. 

The successful candidate will have some experience of co-ordinating or managing a counselling service or project, supporting trainee counsellors, working with external stakeholders, and measuring clinical outcomes. They will have a Post-Graduate Diploma/MA/MSc in Counselling or Psychotherapy, a minimum of 5 years’ post-qualifying clinical experience, and preferably a Diploma in Supervision. 

This is both a challenging and rewarding role which will give the successful candidate the opportunity to support people from all walks of life to access valuable and affordable mental health care; and to deliver, initiate, and develop mental health projects. 

The present Head of Counselling will be available for a handover period to offer part-time mentoring and support as required. 

Application Instructions

Applicant Information

• Closing date for applications: Monday 24th January 2022 at 9:00am

• Please email CV and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this post and how you meet the Person Specification

• Interviews will take place on Thursday 27th January 2022 (please advise of your availability on this day)

• Interviews will include a set of tasks and panel interview and will take place at Cogwheel’s office at 47-51 Norfolk Street, Cambridge (unless in person meeting is prevented by national guidance)

More about Cogwheel Counselling

Cogwheel Counselling is a Cambridge based charity which for over 30 years has provided affordable counselling for those on low incomes.

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Refreshed on: 16 January 2022
Closed date: 24 January 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Senior Management, Practitioner

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