London, Greater London (On-site)
£25,480 per year, pro rata
Permanent, Part-time, 21 hours per week
Job description
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Waterloo Community Counselling (WCC) delivers life-changing support to individuals across London. We are one of only a handful of Low-Cost Counselling services offering long-term talking therapy at reduced fees. We reach adults from diverse backgrounds who have experienced loss, abuse and trauma. Our unique Multi-Ethnic Counselling Service (MECS) provides free mother-tongue counselling to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers who have survived exile, torture, human trafficking and modern slavery in 30 languages.

WCC is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join the small staff team that enable our services to function efficiently and professionally for the benefit of all clients, trainees counsellors on placement, and sessional counsellors.

This role is perfect for someone with excellent communication skills, able to liaise with clients, referrers, counsellors and external organisations, and strong IT skills (proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and data-entry). The successful candidate will be efficient and a team player, with good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise. They will need to be reliable and resourceful with a flexible attitude, willing to work one Saturday a month.  

Due to the nature of the clinical service a good understanding of confidentiality is essential, and a high level of discretion and sensitivity is needed.

You will be working within a well-regarded charity in the heart of Waterloo. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop their skills and knowledge of working within the charity sector, with a clinical team of counsellors and psychotherapists. You will gain valuable experience as part of a friendly, enthusiastic and supportive team.

For full details of the role, please see the attached job description and person specification.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. WCC is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults and children.  


Application Instructions

To make your application, please apply with your CV and supporting statement highlighting how you meet the requirements of the role.

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Posted on: 09 June 2022
Closed date: 09 July 2022 at 17:00
Tags: Admin

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