Clinical Lead

We seek an experienced and committed counsellor or psychotherapist to undertake the Clinical Lead role at Somerset Counselling Centre, to provide leadership to all therapeutic staff, and to take clinical responsibility for the services offered. In recent years there has been an increase in demand for the counselling services we provide and also an increase in the severity of mental health need we are encountering.

  • 14 hours per week (.4 fte)
  • Based Taunton, Somerset
  • Salary £35,000 pro rata
  • Contract Term – 12 month fixed term
  • Reports to Service Director
  • Direct Reports: All Clinical Team (Paid and Volunteer)
  • Closing date for applications is 1700 hrs. on Friday 25 October 2019.
  • Applications to be submitted to info@scctaunton.org.uk
  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on submission of their CV and a covering letter (maximum 2 pages of A4 each)
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in assessment and interview on Friday 22nd November 2019

Service Director

We seek a committed and energetic Service Director to work with our Board of Trustees to develop and lead the organisation to deliver the Board’s vision: to safely and sustainably meet the increase in demand for affordable, accessible counselling, whilst effectively responding to the increased severity of mental health need we are encountering.

  • 5 hours per week (.5 fte)
  • Based Taunton, Somerset
  • Salary £45,000 pro rata
  • Contract Term – 12 month fixed term
  • Reports to Board of Trustees
  • Direct Reports: Clinical Lead and Service Delivery Manager
  • Closing date for applications is 1700 hrs. on Friday 25 October 2019.
  • Applications to be submitted to info@scctaunton.org.uk
  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on submission of their CV and a covering letter (maximum 2 pages of A4 each)
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in assessment and interview on Friday 15th November 2019

Admin Assistant

Somerset Counselling Centre is looking for an Administration Assistant to support the Admin Manager in the day to day tasks of running the service. The successful applicant will have excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to respond and remain calm under pressure.

Application by CV and covering letter of no more than one side of A4 outlining how you fulfil the Job Description and Person Specification requirements.

  • Hours: 7 per week (to include a Tuesday and one other by agreement)
  • Salary: £17,550 pro rata (£9.00 per hour)
  • Holidays: 23 days per annum pro rata (includes 3 days to be taken over Christmas break) plus bank holidays pro rata.
  • Applications need to be in by Friday 1st November.
  • Interviews will take place week beginning 11th November 2019

For further information about the position, please request a full Job Description and Person Specification from vikki.waterman@scctaunton.org.uk