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Title Facilitator
Location Belfast
Job Information

Nexus NI are looking to recruit an experienced Facilitator to work on our Co-Nexion project funded by The Big Lottery Fund.

The facilitator will work with clients who have completed counselling with Nexus NI:

  • Assist in development of local Nexus client forums by supporting former clients to join the forums, set the agenda and take leadership roles within the forums.
  • Coordinating and facilitating group work for the client forums and ensuring that resources are in place organising venues and coordinating resources.
  • To facilitate clients in further personal development for one year post counselling
  • To source suitable local training, support and opportunities for clients to connect to local communities and support them were required making those connections.
  • To raise awareness of Nexus NI working with client forums in local area.
  • Support and facilitate communications with clients and wider communication in a safe and risk free environment.
  • To assist in development of training for professionals in co-operation with client groups
  • To assist in the evaluation, development and delivery of personal development courses.
  • To facilitate support to clients while maintaining boundaries, managing risk and facilitate development of clients own support networks.
  • To work as part of the team at Nexus NI
  • To represent and consult with voluntary, community and statutory sectors within local area

Application by application form only. Closing date Friday 24 November at 12 midnight.

Forms can be emailed to, uploaded at or posted to HR, Nexus NI, 119 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HP.

CoNEXion Facilitator job description


HRF01 – Monitoring Form updated may 13  (return addressed to HR)

Job Application form July 2016 BLF

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Title Volunteer Co-ordinator
Location Belfast
Job Information

Nexus is a charity that provides services and support to people affected by sexual violence. We are looking to appoint a conscientious, organised and dedicated individual to the post of volunteer coordinator.

This is a unique opportunity which is being provided to us through the Rank Foundation and Big Lottery through the Time to Shine Programme (see

Please find Job Description & Personal Specification;  Time to Shine Intern job role

We value experience and motivation above qualifications so if you think you are the right person, we’d love to hear from you.

Please apply by sending a current CV together with a covering letter outlining why you believe your experience qualifies you for this role and how you’d be an asset to our team.  Email applications can be sent to                       

 Please make sure the above are submitted by Sunday 19th November at midnight

We anticipate interviews being held on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 and the selected Intern will be required to attend a further interview with the funders on 8th December at 14.50pm in Belfast which will involve both the line manager and proposed intern.  If successful, the Internship will commence in January, will be paid at the living wage (£8.45ph) and will include training, travel and development opportunities.

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Title Volunteer Counsellors
Salary Volunteer
Location All regional offices
Job Information

The successful applicants will be required to have the following experience, qualifications and skills


  • Completion of a Level 4 or higher diploma in counselling course (or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 100 hours of supervised counselling practice
  • The ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of counselling skills, theory and application
  • Basic knowledge of issues relating to sexual abuse
  • Basic knowledge of mental health issues
  • An ability to recognise and appropriately deal with risk
  • Membrship (or student membership) or BACP, NCS or ICAP


  • Previous experience of working with survivors of sexual abuse
  • Have engaged in personal therapy


  • To provide one to one counselling sessions for Nexus NI
  • To keep records of all client work and attendance at supervision
  • To adhere to the code of ethics of the BACP or equivalent.
  • To actively pursue personal development and growth as a counsellor
  • To have knowledge of and adhere to Nexus NI policies, procedures  and practise

Terms & conditions

  • Accountable to the Operations Manager & Clinical Manager
  • Clinical supervision will be provided by Nexus NI as required
  • Travel expenses will be payable
  • Notice period of one month on either side required.
  • Attendance at a formal induction and ongoing training will be required.

Selection procedure

  • Application by a Nexus NI application form only.  Monitoring form must be returned to the monitoring officer by post.
  • After short-listing suitable volunteer cousnelling will be invited for interview which will include a role play.
  • At least 2 references will be obtained.
  • Any appointment will be subject to an acceptable Access NI Enhanced Check.

Nexus NI is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Application form July 2016 volunteer counsellor job application


HRF01 – Monitoring Form updated may 13

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