We currently have one vacancy available
- Renal Counsellor
Part Time: (up to 3 days per week) / 6 Month Contract
Location: Alton, Hampshire (Remote working with minimum of 1 day per week in Alton Office)
Salary: £28k to £34k pro rata
The charity is currently seeking an experienced counsellor on a short-term contract to support clients and families/carers affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD).
You will be working as part of the Counselling Team providing a professional, competent, and an ethical telephone service to maximise client wellbeing. The post-holder will signpost callers, not requiring counselling services, to information and advice sources that meet their wider financial, social, and medical needs.
The successful applicant will report to the Lead Counsellor, with the following essential requirements, skills and experience:
- Current BACP Membership.
- BACP Accreditation or working towards.
- Minimum two years’ post qualification client engagement.
- Experience of working with a wide range of common mental health/emotional related issues including anxiety and loss/grief.
- Regular supervision with a qualified supervisor.
We are seeking an individual, with passion and commitment to empowering and supporting clients, who is able to work collaboratively and effectively with the Kidney Care Team in the best interest of adult clients. Experience of kidney care is desirable rather than essential but previous work in a health setting or an understanding of chronic illness would be beneficial.
For more information download the Job Description – Renal Counsellor
How to apply
If you have the qualities we are looking for and would like to gain experience working with Kidney Care UK, please email: [email protected] and attach the following:
- CV – including completion date/name/place of degree/diploma course.
- Supporting Statement - including your BACP membership number.
Closing time/date for applications: 12:00 noon - Monday 12 October 2020
Interview dates: Monday 19 / Tuesday 20 October 2020
PLEASE NOTE: We will contact applicants shortlisted for interview by 14 October 2020.
If you have not heard from us by this date, you have unfortunately not been selected for further consideration for this position. We really appreciate your time and interest in applying to work for Kidney Care UK, please feel free to apply for other open positions in the future.