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Child Counsellor

Closing Date: 21st May 2023 

Company: Talking Therapies Centre Ltd 

Location: Preston, Lancashire 

If you are the sort of person who has a genuine passion for helping people improve their mental health and lifestyle then we invite you to consider an exciting opportunity in working with us at the Talking Therapies Centre, Preston. We have recently secured a brand new three floor therapy facility which has been newly re-furbished to offer a calm and comfortable environment for our clients and team members.

Our Vision is to create a warm and welcoming, friendly and safe environment for all to access the right support when it is needed and providing a high-quality psychology service with compassion and understanding to improve the mental health and well-being of our clients.

To achieve this goal, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Child Counsellor to join our growing service. You would be working alongside a team which has expertise in a range of therapeutic modalities, including Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and Psychology.

About the Role

To be successful in this role you will need the knowledge and expertise to provide one to-one and/or family person-centred counselling with young people.

You will be clinically responsible to our Principal Psychologist and Head of Services who will have a clinical oversight of service delivery. You will be required to work autonomously within professional guidelines whilst observing company policies and procedures.

Salary: £5,600 per year (8 hours per week) Full Time Equivalent £26,250 (37.5 hours per week).

Contracted Days/Hours: One evening or weekend day with the potential to increase hours.

We offer a flexible way of working at our clinic to promote a healthy work/life balance.
We also offer a workplace pension scheme, four weeks holiday entitlement plus bank holidays.


• Degree-level certificate in Counselling/Psychotherapy. 

• Registered with the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy as a  full member. 

• Experience working as a counsellor particularly with younger children and  adolescents with presenting problems that reflect the full range of clinical  severity. 

• Sound knowledge of mental health conditions relating to younger people.  • Experience counselling with clients across the spectrum of mental health and  neurodiversity.  

• Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. 

• Competent communication skills and report writing skills.  

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as  amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made  to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal  convictions.

How to Apply 

To apply for this position please request an application form via email: 

For further information please contact: 

Dr Jennifer Pulman (C. Psychol) 

Talking Therapies Centre 

46 Glovers Court  


PR1 3LS 

Tel: 01772 500078 



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