Sessional Counsellor

Responsible To: Operations Manager

Location: Out-reach province-wide with the option to be based from home. There may be occasional requirements to visit Nexus HQ in Belfast

Hours: Sessional (minimum of 2 to 5 clients per week)


£30 per attended session/£10 per late cancellation session (within 24 hrs)

Job Details:

Key Responsibilities:

– Assess potential clients as to their suitability for counselling using the assessment process

– Provide counselling both face to face and online/telephone

– Provide counselling for individuals who have experienced sexual abuse, including group counselling.

– Provide crisis counselling sessions as required

– Participate in the development, delivery and evaluation of client relevant workshops

– Provide telephone counselling support and information as required

– Be familiar with available and relevant statutory, voluntary and private sector services and contribute to a data bank of such information

– Contribute to the development and delivery of internal and external training programmes/workshops & awareness raising

– Keep professional records of all client contact and attend clinical and line management supervision in line with company procedures

– Be prepared to undergo further training as required and keep updated with developments in professional practice

– Actively pursue personal development and growth as a counsellor

– Be familiar with and work according to the Nexus NI policies, procedures and practices

For further information and to apply, please see the downloadable documents below

Job Description

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Application Form

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Monitoring Form

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