At FearLess, we take pride in delivering exceptional services across the Southwest region, and we are excited to announce that we are expanding our team. We are currently seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join us as a counsellor. In this role, you will provide 1:1 counselling and also have the opportunity to facilitate group therapy sessions and provide support to volunteers in setting up and running wellbeing groups for people who have experienced domestic abuse and are currently in safe accommodation.
Using your expertise and training, you will create a safe and supportive environment for people to share their experiences, process their emotions, and develop coping strategies. Additionally, you will guide group discussions, facilitate therapeutic activities, and ensure the overall well-being of the participants.
In addition to group therapy facilitation, you will also play a crucial role in supporting volunteers. This will involve providing guidance and training to volunteers to set up and run wellbeing groups. You will assist in developing group content and organizing resources. Your support and mentorship will contribute to the volunteers' ability to create a nurturing and empowering space for participants.
To excel in this role, we are seeking an individual with experience in group therapy facilitation and a strong understanding of domestic abuse dynamics. You should have a compassionate and empathetic nature, and be skilled in creating a safe and non-judgmental environment for group participants. Additionally, you should have the ability to support and guide volunteers, fostering their growth and ensuring the quality of the wellbeing groups.
Join FearLess Domestic Abuse Support Services and be a part of our mission. Your contribution will make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in need.
For a full job description/person specification and to apply, please follow the link provided on this website. This vacancy may close early if a suitable candidate is found, so early applications are encouraged.
FearLess is committed to encouraging equality and diversity in the workplace. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive place to work where we can all be ourselves and individual differences are recognised and valued.
£26,000 per annum
37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Taunton, with paid travel across the county as required
Friday, 22 September 2023