Domestic Abuse Counsellor Co-ordinator

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Part time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, 18 May, 2022 - 09:00
Fixed Salary
Per Annum
Cygnus Support

Job Opportunity at Cygnus Support

 Domestic Abuse Counsellor Co-ordinator


About Cygnus Support

As a local charity we are dedicated to improving the mental health & emotional wellbeing of people across Northumberland. Our mission is to empower people to improve their lives by providing counselling, education, and support in their local community.

About this role

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, experienced and suitably qualified counsellor to work on our new domestic abuse project. They will co-ordinate referrals onto project, carrying out triage, assessment and counselling of victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence supported by volunteer counsellors.

The successful candidate will hold a recognised Foundation Degree or Diploma in Counselling and be accredited or accreditable by BACP or other approved Governing body.

This is a new role and position and an exciting opportunity for the right candidate.

Domestic Abuse/Sexual Violence Counsellor

  • 18 hours per week (We are open to flexible working arrangements)
  • £12,986 per annum actual (based on FTE £25,250.00 pa)
  • Delivery will be a blended approach with a combination of remote and in person delivery across the county.
  • This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2024 (With potential for extension subject to funding)
  • Starting date asap.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check. 

For an application pack please contact:

If you wish to discuss this post, please contact Lucy Greensmith (Counselling Manager) on 07513642401

Closing Date:  9am Wednesday 18th May 2022.  Interviews likely to be held in the week commencing 23rd May 2022

Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted