An exciting opportunity within CPSL Mind In the Changing Lives team, we run Cambridgeshire-wide Step 2 IAPT-funded therapeutic services. The counselling service is staffed primarily with volunteers, both qualified and in training. Counsellor 22 hours per week, Initially on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract With extension subject to funding Salary: £18,070 Per Annum, Pro Rata (£10,571 p.a. for 22 hours) NJC Salary Scale Point 18 Based: Cambridge & St Neots, with regular travel to Huntingdon CPSL Mind is a progressive and expanding mental health charity, working across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire. Our clients are aged 17 and come with a mixture of presenting issues, ranging from low mood, relational issues, stress and worries about all aspects of life. The counselling we offer is free, confidential, non-judgemental and up to 12 sessions in length. We would love to hear from you if: - You are able to express a high degree of empathy and warmth - Understand the importance of clinical supervision - Have the ability to recognise own strengths and limitations - Have gained experience of counselling adults through supervised clinical practice - Have experience of working in a way that is highly boundaried and of safeguarding counselling clients Closing date: 9.00am - 4th September 2017 Interviews: 11th September 2017 APPLICATION PROCESS: Please click the 'Apply' button (and follow the job board's procedure). You will then receive an email from our partner CHM Recruit, which will include an Application Pack. Please check your inbox for a CHM Recruit email with further information. Please check your email spam / junk mail folder and don't delay in applying. PLEASE NOTE: You are not applying at this stage, even though you may be asked to attach your CV on the job board, you will still need to send your CV, Application Form, Equal Opportunities Form and Covering Letter to us after viewing the Application Pack sent via our partners at CHM Recruit. We will only accept complete applications, which should include: CV, completed Application Form, completed Equal Opportunities form and Covering Letter. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. No agencies please.