Job Details

Job Title
Volunteer Counsellor
Salvation Army Housing
Job Description
At Salvation Army Homes, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation. An exciting opportunity has become available for a Volunteer Counsellor to join the team based in our supported housing service in St Austell.

To help us with our mission to transform lives of some of the most vulnerable people by providing one to one talk therapies for over 18’s. Residents may have experienced trauma and or have complex needs. We want to offer this service as part of their journey to progression from being homeless, to being independent. Great additional benefits- Training opportunities to aide your own personal and professional development Expenses paid Insurance provided. You will receive regular 1:1 Supervision sessions (nonclinical)

As a Volunteer Counsellor you will need to:

  • Be able to show the core conditions of counselling

  • Be in your second year or completed at Advanced diploma level/ degree level Will have already completed 50 Counselling hours.

  • Have some experience of working with clients with complex needs.

  • A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required and obtained through Salvation Army Homes.

  • Complete Salvation Army Homes induction and mandatory e-learning and to keep up to date. Be a confident and capable communicator, not fazed by difficult situations

  • Take an asset-based approach to empowering people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.

  • Understand or learn about community resources and organisations that can help our clients by signposting.

Working alongside our staff to manage risk to self or others. A Volunteer Counsellor will instinctively share our delivery values and behaviours, loving your work, helping people to thrive and always finding a way to be effective. Be able to build trusting, professional relationships and have a high level of resilience.

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Job Summary

  • Location

    St Austell

  • Organization

    Salvation Army Housing

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  • Documents

    Freshstart - Volunteer JD Mar24

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