Volunteer Staff Counsellor
This is an exciting chance to join Solace’s Wellbeing Team as a Volunteer Staff Counsellor. The ideal candidate will be either a fully qualified counsellor or a trainee counsellor in final years of qualification with some clinical hours & experience.
This is an exciting chance to join Solace’s Wellbeing Team as a Volunteer Staff Counsellor. The ideal candidate will be either a fully qualified counsellor or a trainee counsellor in final years of qualification with some clinical hours & experience. Having prior experience/background in providing direct support to staff or service users in VAWG setting is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the specific challenges of working in the VAWG setting and will be able to identify the signs and symptoms of burnout, work related stress, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue and support staff around these.
The successful candidate will provide a wrap around, weekly one to one therapeutic support to Solace staff, which can be accessed online, over the phone and in person. You will work within a modal that consists of trauma focused, multi-modal, integrative interventions with an objective of optimising resilience, facilitating wellbeing and support staff with their MH, personal and work related issues.
Interview Dates TBC.
How to apply
Please read the Volunteer Role Description before you attempt to fill out the application form.
Please complete the Volunteer Application Form and ensure you clearly state the role you are applying for.
Please complete the Volunteer Equality Monitoring Form.
Send the completed Application Form & Monitoring Form along with your current CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that our volunteer opportunities are open to women only (exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1), and that these volunteer roles are exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 and subject to enhanced DBS checks where applicable.
Applications which are incomplete will not be reviewed. All our roles are during office hours only unless stated otherwise.
Location: Across London (Mixed Delivery of remote and in person sessions)
Hours: Minimum of 3 clinical hours a week +admin time
Contract type: Minimum of 1 year commitment required