Cam Sight is looking to appoint a counsellor to offer emotional support and counselling to visually impaired adults. This is an exciting opportunity for a counsellor to join the Emotional Support team with responsibilities dependent on experience.

The post is for 15 hours per week with blended, flexible working arrangements. An ability to travel is essential, seeing clients in their homes once restrictions allow but for the present offering telephone and virtual support. The counsellor will be part of the Cam Sight Emotional Support team supporting people across Cambridgeshire but will be based in the Cambridge area and cover the city and surrounding villages.

Location: Cambridge (Blended/flexible working arrangement)
Salary: £11,000 per annum
Contract: Permanent 

About you

You will have:  

  • An advanced Level 4 diploma in integrative, humanistic or person-centred counselling/psychotherapy; for example, BACP recognised course or equivalent (i.e. 450 hours skills and theory, 100 hours of supervised practice, 20 hours of personal therapy)
  • A minimum of 1 year post qualification supervised clinical practice
  • BACP (or equivalent) registration/accreditation
  • Experience of delivering short-term counselling 

You may also have experience in areas such as; Support Manager, Emotional Support, Counsellor, Emotional Support Mentor, Emotional Wellbeing, Wellbeing Worker, Social and Emotional Support, Mental Health Worker etc. 

For full details please download the Job Description

To apply please submit your CV and a covering letter demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience to Di Webb.

Closing Date: Wednesday 17 November 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 24 November 2021
Interview venue: Cam Sight, 167 Green End Road, Cambridge, CB4 1RW