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Worthing College offers counselling services on campus to support students whilst they are attending college in order to provide a confidential and supportive environment within which personal issues may be discussed. The counselling service enables students to progress effectively through their learning programme and creates an environment which would help to retain and motivate students. This is a free service to students, most of whom are 16 to 18 years old. We seek qualified counsellors to j
Pavilions provides adult Drug & Alcohol Services for Brighton & Hove. Support is available to anyone concerned about their drug or alcohol use, or for the families & carers supporting those struggling with substance misuse. Pavilions brings together Cranstoun, Surrey & Borders NHS Partnership Foundation Trust, Equinox, Brighton Oasis Project, YMCA Downslink Group and Cascade Creative Recovery, a range of partners with proven expertise, creative minds and a shared desire to re-shape drug and a
Honorary Counselling placement. Location mid Sussex, Horsham Crawley and Haywards Heath. We offer a years contract, to include 1. 5 hours of supervision once a month and on the day that you commit to being with us. 4-5 patients. You will need to be qualified up to Diploma level and therefore working towards clinical hours needed.
VACANCY FOR 4 QUALIFIED COUNSELLORS AT B&H LGBT SWITCHBOARD’S COUNSELLING SERVICE. are particularly keen to hear from gay male counsellors who are currently under represented on the team. You need to be qualified to at least Diploma level (or equivalent). If you identify as LGBT * and are keen to contribute to the LGBT* community within a supportive team of counsellors, volunteer for our LGBT* Affirmative counselling service offering individual supervision.
MindOut is launching a brand new LGBTQ Counselling Service in Brighton and is looking for volunteer Counsellors who identify as LGBTQ to join the service. We are looking for Counsellors in training (on courses from level 7/Post Graduate and above) or qualified counsellors working towards accreditation.
Working with young people aged between 11-18. Prospective counsellors should be post qualified to Diploma level. Free supervision provided fortnightly. Expectation of three hours a week for a minimum of a year.
St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care, both within the hospice and in the comfort of patients’ homes, to people with advanced progressive life-limiting illnesses. The charity provides counselling to patients, relatives and friends of patients who receive care through St Barnabas House hospice, via the Family Services team.
SAGE Counselling offers a home visiting counselling service to adults of all ages who have difficulties using conventional counselling due to mobility issues. Visits could be in the home, a hospital, a residential or nursing home. Student applicants are asked to submit 250-500 words as to why they would want a placement with us. We want to ensure applicants have considered carefully about working with this client group. Counsellors are expected to have a caseload of at least three clients. You will generally be offered clients within your local area to help minimise fuel costs. SAGE Counselling does not pay travel expenses to student counsellors. Applicants should be car drivers with a clean license. Please submit two completed references, one each from college and workplace. SAGE Counselling offers a wealth of experience and support to its volunteers. If you are successful at interview you will have an induction and then be allocated clients as they become available. Fortnightly group supervision is provided and run in accordance with BACP guidelines. There are currently supervision groups in Chichester and Storrington. Because our clients are considered vulnerable adults, a DBS check is required. SAGE Counselling will pay for this unless you already have a suitable certificate. We have had students who successfully complete their training and go on to work for us after qualifying. Telephone SAGE Administrator, Mrs Margaret Hambrook for any queries on 07585 141599 or email her on

Horsham and Crawley Counselling Group are a Community Interest Company whose social mission is to provide affordable counselling to the residents of Horsham, Crawley and the surrounding areas.

We work both long and short term. We student counsellors clinical placements usually twice a year in the Spring and Autumn. Ideally you should be in your second year of training with some counselling experience. Check our website for when recruitment opens.

Honorary/Trainee Counselling Placements working with the Hastings and St.Leonards Primary Care Counselling Service. Opportunity to experience working in an NHS mental health setting, build clinical hours towards counselling qualification or accreditation, gain experience of working within a time limited integrative counselling approach. Clinical supervision provided. Applicants must be enrolled on or have completed a post graduate counselling or counselling psychology training course compromising a minimum of 450 hrs programme and including a minimum 100hrs supervised practice. Requirement 1 day per week seeing up to 4 clients.