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Regional Counsellor, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £24500 - 27000 per annum
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Employability & Training
  • Posted:

Job Description

Regional Counsellor

Salary Banding: £24,500 to £27,000

Location: Covering the Cardiff area, travelling to visit learners at various Centre locations

Contract type: Full-time, permanent

Working hours: 35 Hours a week, Monday to Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

Our client operates as an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions, or trade union membership.

Responsibilities

  • Adhering to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Displaying all values and personal moral qualities in line with the BACP Ethical Framework.
  • Accountable for undertaking group and individual counselling therapy sessions, face to face or remotely via telephone or appropriate digital platforms.
  • Responsible for agreeing a counselling contract with each learner to determine session content.
  • Establishing a relationship of trust and respect with learners, through active listening and empathy.
  • Responsible for supporting clients, without bias, towards a deeper understanding of their concerns and to make decisions and choices.
  • Working in partnership with external organisations, in relation to signposting, referrals, and organising talks / workshops.
  • Designated Safeguarding Officer responsibilities and duties.
  • Develop, facilitate and co-ordinate group training sessions for learners and employees.
  • Recording and maintaining records, meetings, and other associated documents, in line with data protection and confidentiality arrangements.

Skills and experience

Essential

  • A recognised diploma or degree in Counselling. Experience of working with young people and adults in a counselling setting.
  • A member of the BACP or equivalent.
  • Full driving licence.

Desirable

  • Accredited member of BACP or equivalent.

Our client is an Employee-Owned organisation. Their unique status allows their employees to have greater engagement and ownership in the future growth and success of their company. They are –

  • Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
  • Employee-Owned organisation
  • Investors in People Gold
  • Disability Confident Leader
  • Living Wage Employer

As an Employee-Owned business, their people are their main asset, and everyone has a say in the direction that the business is heading. As a valued employee owner, you will be entitled to receive the below corporate benefits:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Being an employee owner as part of the EOT
  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown.
  • Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Employee Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Medicash – Healthcare scheme
  • Length of Service Payment Scheme
  • Employee of Month Awards.
  • Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
  • Travel expenses and business mileage
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Social & Charity Events
  • Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
  • NUS/ Totum discount card

The most tangible advantage of being an Employee Ownership Trust is their annual bonus; this percentage is determined by the overall performance of the organisation and subject to qualifying criteria.

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

New Directions Holding is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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