Posted 7 months ago

Hours to be arranged as and when required

£25 per hour

Job Ref:             HSEC02

We are looking for Self Employed Counsellors to provide professional counselling support on a sessional basis to clients of the Family Support Team.  You will support the Family Support Team Leader with triage and assessment of referrals, carry a small caseload and develop effective working relationships within the Hospice multi-disciplinary team.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing excellent counselling/therapeutic care to people who are affected by: life limiting conditions and illnesses; receiving palliative care; and end of life care.

You will be a qualified and registered Counsellor with Liability Insurance for counselling work and ideally you will have experience working in bereavement and loss and will have demonstrable skills in counselling. You will be a confident team player with excellent communications and interpersonal skills.  It would be highly advantageous for you to also hold a full UK driving licence with regular use of an adequately insured vehicle.

A Diploma in Counselling and enhanced DBS Clearance are essential.

For an informal discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Kathy Jones, Family Support Team Leader on 01785 254645.

Application packs can be downloaded from the Katharine House website, or requested by contacting the Personnel Office on 01785 218257 or by email from

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday, 10th November 2021

Please note: Completed applications may be emailed to or submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately we are unable to accept or consider CV’s

Expression of interest letter

KHH Application Form – Word document

PDF Amendable Application Form

Self employed counsellor role description

Criminal Records Disclosure Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Values Statement

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