Step Forward (Tower Hamlets) prides itself in recruiting motivated, creative, flexible, resilient, skilled individuals who have a passion for working with young people to join our multi-disciplinary team.

We are keen to enhance our team by recruiting a Counselling and Wellbeing Worker. This will enable us to expand the services we currently offer with a particular focus on work within Step Forward, local secondary schools and youth services.

This role will suit someone who is an experienced and flexible counsellor with a passion for working with young people. You will need to be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will need broad expertise of providing counselling and support to young people aged 11-25.

Currently this position is funded until March 2020. There is an intention to continue with this position, but it will be dependent on contracts, funding and organisational priorities.

The post holder would need to offer short, medium and longer term 1-2-1 therapy to young people from range of backgrounds. They would need to feel confident and competent in providing mental health and wellbeing support to young people in one to one or group sessions at Step Forward, other youth, education or health settings.

The post will be offered for a 30 hours per week with a potential for being full-time at 37.5 hours. We are also keen to expand our part-time workers for this role and would be willing to consider applications from people keen on working for regular sessions in this role. Please note that sessional roles may not immediately be available.

All post holders will need to embrace and uphold our organisational ethos and values to ensure we are: Inclusive, Warm, Empowering, Inspirational and Innovative.

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The closing date for all completed applications is 5pm Wednesday 26th September 2018.

We aim to contact all shortlisted applicants within a month of our closing dates with an offer of an interview with us

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