Voluntary Counsellor/Trainee Counsellor

Voluntary Counsellor/Trainee Counsellor Burton upon Trent, England

Burton YMCA Counselling Service
Full Time Burton upon Trent, England 26737 - 32910 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

YMCA Burton is an Independent Christian charity based in Burton upon Trent, we believe that everyone deserves a place to call home and to be supported in times of crisis.

We aim to actively encourage self-reliance by empowering our residents to identify their own needs, make their own choices and create solutions.

We offer one-to-one counselling in our dedicated counselling room or by client’s request/needs by phone or video.

Ideal candidates will have:

Person-Centred Counsellors Level 5 or above or those who are currently training to become qualified counsellors on their 2nd year.

Relevant experience in providing emotional support

BACP membership, or similar, or be able to observe Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Role Description

YMCA Burton counselling service provides individual counselling to clients who are facing difficulties. In a confidential setting, counsellors provide non-directive support to clients in exploring feelings, anxieties and life events that impact their emotional well-being.

· To provide individual non-directive counselling to clients experiencing crises and difficulties using a Person-Centred approach.

· To build and maintain positive trusting relationships with clients

· To maintain a non-judgemental, congruent and, respectful approach towards clients

· To support clients in developing a deeper understanding of themselves

· To maintain client confidentiality appropriately

· To keep accurate records of counselling sessions.

· To manage own caseload including, arranging counselling appointments

· Attend mandatory training

· To work within the wider multi-disciplinary team


Agreed upon paid expenses.

Additional training that supports your development.

Continuous support from the Counselling Lead.

References after six months of volunteering with us

All successful candidates for this role will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, provided by YMCA.

Job Types: Part-time, Volunteer
Part-time hours: 6 per week

Salary: From £1.00 per year


  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Burton-on Trent, DE14 3ST: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Burton-on Trent, DE14 3ST

Voluntary Counsellor/Trainee Counsellor
Burton YMCA Counselling Service

Chicago, United States
Kyle Barber
$25 to $50 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Non-profit Organisation
Civic, Welfare & Social Services
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