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Sessional Counsellor

Sessional Counsellor

Job Reference No. SWA2631

Sessional Counsellor – Kensington and Chelsea – Thursday

North London Rape Crisis

Solace Women’s Aid is dedicated to providing a full range of services for women and their children, enabling them to live lives free from domestic and sexual violence. North London Rape Crisis service is a Specialist Sexual Violence Service that supports women who have been affected by sexual violence including childhood sexual abuse. We are a member of Rape Crisis England and Wales and the Ascent Counselling Consortium in London.

We work in a women-centred way offering short and long term counselling in order to empower women to heal and recover from the trauma of sexual violence. The service is delivered across 1 of the 7 North London Boroughs we currently cover.

Solace Women’s Aid are recruiting to our North London Rape Crisis Service. We are looking for a specialist Sexual Violence Counsellor with experience in working with trauma.

You will be working in and Kensington & Chelsea providing 5 sessions per day and 2.5 hours admin.

This role includes undertaking all the associated administration tasks, attending monthly clinical team meetings at our head office in Islington and attending clinical supervision provided by Rape Crisis.

You will provide specialist sexual violence counselling to women from an empowerment perspective using the person centred approach and adhere to the BACP code of practice. You will be paid £130 per day or £17.33 per hour respectively and you will be provided with clinical supervision and have access to our in-house Training Program.

SALARY: £130 per day

CONTRACT: Fixed term

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 12th December 2017 (12noon)

INTERVIEW DATE: Week commencing 18th December 2017

Please have a look at our Sessional Counsellor Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please complete and send the Application Form AND Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@solacewomensaid.org by the closing date of 12th December 2017. If for any reason you are having trouble downloading the documents, please email us and we will send the documents to you.

Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

Please ensure you send the correct documents by the closing date, as late applications will not be accepted.

Solace Women’s Aid values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applicants from black minority and ethnic communities.

Solace is a Disability Confident employer. Please feel free to email us at recruitment@solacewomensaid.org if you require any additional support to apply for this role.

This service is run by women for women and is therefore restricted to women applicants under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1. Section 7(2)e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) disclosure will be required for this role

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