Workplace Counsellor

Contract Type: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Sunday, 26 June, 2022 - 12:00
Fixed Salary
Pro Rata
Sunderland Counselling Service

Workplace Counsellor

Hours: 22.5 hours per week (three days)

Salary: £26,887 (pro rata)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Sunderland City Council Occupational Health Service, Thorney Close Action and Enterprise Centre, Sunderland.

Sunderland Counselling Service is seeking to appoint a Counsellor to work within Sunderland City Council’s Occupational Health Department.

The post is offered on a part-time basis, across three days per week (22.5 hours). The salary for the post is £26,887 (pro rata).

The successful candidate will be a competent, qualified counsellor with significant post qualification counselling experience. We are looking for somebody who will be able to work independently, and be aware of how to effectively use outcome measures in counselling. Experience of working within a time-limited framework is required.

The post holder will provide 15 sessions per week of time limited counselling to employees of Sunderland City Council and organisations serviced by Sunderland City Council’s Occupational Health Department with a wide range of issues that impact negatively on their emotional health, wellbeing and employment.

  Dependent upon ongoing restrictions due to COVID-19, the post holder may be expected to take a blended approach to delivering services from our base in the Occupational Health Unit, appropriate community bases across the city including and also confidentially from home.

For a discussion regarding this post, please contact Shirley-Anne Emmerson, Lead Counsellor - Workplace on 07874862409 .

For further information on the post and to download an application pack, please visit  All applications for this post must be submitted by 11.59pm on Sunday, 26th June.  Unfortunately those received after this time will not be considered.