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Volunteer Counsellor - Waltham Forest - CGL3360

16 hours per week
Closing Date: 
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 11:45pm
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CGL Waltham Forest is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.  We provide a range of recovery focused interventions designed to meet the needs of those experiencing substance misuse and or alcohol issues. At the service we provide a structured day programme, substitute prescribing, needle exchange, counselling, housing support, benefits and finance advice, education advice, training and access to employment. We work with a number of other services and providers to provide the best possible service to our clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Counselling Service at CGL Waltham Forest, to provide individual counselling sessions to service users and establish and manage the counselling relationship. Enable individuals to identify and explore their concerns while reviewing options and assisting individuals to decide on a course of action. To become fully integrated within the counselling team whilst working together with the wider Service.

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. Successful applicants will receive excellent training and ongoing supervision and support and become part of a dynamic and welcoming team. CGL are committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment for service users, volunteers and staff.

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

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