Listening Ear manage a range of interventions including counselling and support for adults, young people and children aged 4 to 16 years of age experiencing issues that include domestic abuse, bereavement, separation and loss.

We are now recruiting a Team Leader for our CYP services at Whiston in Knowsley.  Based in our bespoke CYP therapy centre at 174 Dragon Lane, you will be part of a dedicated team of staff and volunteers.

The role involves triaging CYP clients and recording this accurately, supervising a team of volunteers and delivering time-limited counselling sessions (with a maximum weekly caseload of 10 clients).

You will be expected to work within professional guidelines to assist people in dealing with their presenting issues, responding to counselling issues as directed by the Clinical Service Manager, and will work closely with Service Coordinators so that they can communicate directly with children, families and agencies regarding Listening Ear’s work.

Salary range: Scale SO1 P29 £26,470 - P31 £28,221 for 37.5 hrs per week

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

Listening Ear is a focused and entrepreneurial organisation with ambitious plans for service expansion.

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.  

CYP Team Leader JD & PS