Band 5 Counsellor - Lancashire

  • Job Reference: SS08/01/19
  • Date Posted: 8 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £18.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Psychological Therapies > Counselling Psychologist
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently recruiting for a locum Band 5 Counsellor to fill a job vacancy in Lancashire.

Our clients are looking for a worker to start ASAP on a full time, Monday-Friday basis and are offering an initial contract of three months. The standard working hours are 9-5 but the service has confirmed flexibility and may consider part-time applicants. There is a high chance of extension beyond this contract period and the starting pay rate will be £17 per hour.

Requirements for the vacancy:

All applicants must have a relevant qualification - for example, a Post-Graduate Diploma in therapeutic counselling - and preferably some post-qualification experience within the NHS or private sector. The roles and responsibilities of this placement will include:

The post holder will be required to provide counselling services to a broad range of service users who experience mild to moderate mental health problems that would benefit from counselling.

Benefits of working with Maxxima:

* Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
* Dedicated and experienced consultants
* Dedicated payroll consultant to ensure prompt payment
* Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
* Practical assistance with professional body registration
* A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas. We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

Contact us:

If you are interested in this position please contact the Psychological Therapies team now by clicking the apply button

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our Psychological Therapies team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive. The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £1500. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.