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Recruitment Opportunities

About The Laura Centre
The Laura Centre is a bereavement counselling centre providing confidential counselling for parents affected by the death of a child, and for any child or young person up to the age of 25, affected by the death of a parent/carer or sibling. The Laura Centre provides a holistic range of support including specialist bereavement counselling, which is at the heart of our service. We also offer other therapeutic support, including complimentary therapies, a variety of group work and systemic family therapy work, which the charity aims to develop. We offer a package of care to all beneficiaries, accessing our services, across the geographical area we serve.
The charity is currently looking to provide two exciting opportunities for qualified and experienced counsellors. This work will focus on our clinical delivery in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, as well as Derbyshire. We welcome applicants who are compassionate and dedicated to working for a diverse and hardworking team of different therapeutic modalities and backgrounds. We are committed to supporting the wellbeing and personal development of the staff we employ to ensure a healthy and dynamic team.

We have two positions available

Post 1: Child, Young Person & Family Counsellor (Leicester):
Post 2: Child, Young Person & Family Counsellor (Derby)

Closing date for applications: 5pm Wednesday 9th February Interview date: Tuesday 15th February 2022
Start date: Asap
Send applications to: info@thelauracentre.org.uk

Summary job description:

Post 1: Leicester

Job title: Child, Young Person & Family Counsellor
Responsible to: Director of Clinical Services
Place of work: The Laura Centre: 4-6 Tower Street, Leicester LE1 6WS.
Hours: 30 hours per week to be worked at least over 4 days and must include a Friday.
Salary: Pro-rata £28,860 – £30,810 (Full time equivalent)

Annual leave: 35 days pro rata including statutory bank holidays.

 

Post 2 : Derby

Job title: Child, Young Person & Family Counsellor (Sessional)
Responsible to: Director of Clinical Services
Place of work: The Laura Centre: 14 Vernon Street, Derby DE1 1FT.
Hours: Approximately 15 hours per week
Salary: Sessional fee: £15.80 per hour (£30,810 FTE salary)
Annual leave: Not applicable for sessional posts

Role Summary: To provide counselling at The Laura Centre to bereaved children, young people and their families either on an individual basis, in family groups or in therapeutic client groups. The main focus of this role will be on working with children, young people and their parents/carers.

 

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