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Volunteer Counsellor - The Alcohol Service, Westminster, London - CGL195

The closing date for this vacancy has passed. Please use our vacancy search to find current vacancies.

Minimum 1 day per week
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 11:45pm
Role reference: 

The aim of The Alcohol Service is to meet the changing alcohol needs of residents in the borough and to bridge the gap between the level of vulnerable adults needing treatment and the actual numbers of them accessing it. The service delivers a range of support, including prevention, specialist community treatment and hospital liaison.  

The Volunteer Counsellor will carry a small caseload and will provide counselling for individuals with Alcohol problems and establish and manage the counselling relationship. You will work with individuals to identify and explore their concerns while reviewing options and assisting individuals to decide on a course of action. To support in the day to day running of the Alcohol Service.

As a Volunteer Counsellor you will be delivering the aims and objectives of cgl and working to BACP (British Associations of Counselling and Psychotherapy) guidelines.

Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish.  We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

This role is a subject to DBS check at an enhanced level.




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