Listening Ear is now recruiting CYP counsellors to support our Children in Need project in Wirral and Knowsley.

1 CYP Counsellor role x 18.5 hours per week for 3 years to deliver  12 1:1 therapy appointments per week for children experiencing bereavement and loss.  Appointments must be delivered outside of school hours.  6 appointments in Wirral (over two evenings) and 6 in Whiston (over two evenings).

1 CYP Counsellor Role x 15 hours per week for 3 years to deliver 12 CYP therapy groups per year for children experiencing bereavement and loss.  Appointments must be delivered outside of school hours. 4 groups will run in each period April to June, September to December and January to March.  Half of the  groups will be delivered in Whiston and half in Wirral and will run for 1.5 hours per week for 6 to 8 weeks.   We envisage two groups being delivered consecutively in one evening in both Wirral and Whiston.

We will consider splitting each of these roles by location and the individual and group sessions could be delivered by the same counsellor in each location.

Salary range: SCP 26 £23,866 (£13.11 per hour) to SCP 28 £25,463 (£13.99 per hour)

Benefits include working for a BACP accredited agency, bursary payments for BACP counsellor accreditation and for CPD, pensions, generous holiday entitlement.

Applications are welcome from those who meet the essential requirements in the person specification, to be received no later than 9.30am Monday 21 January 2019.  

These posts are funded thanks to a grant from BBC Children in Need.

Job Description & Person Specification - CYP CiN