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NCVO Winnifred Tumim Award 2013

At Beacon, we recognise the importance of providing a supportive environment for all employees

Why Work at Beacon?

Counsellors are offered one to one supervision and training to support them in their roles.  All counselling work is rigorously supervised by a team of clinical supervisors working to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s (BACP’s) Ethical Framework and meets the top level of the NHS Information Governance Toolkit.  We follow NSPCC Safer Recruitment guidance and DBS checks for staff and volunteers alike.
Benefits include:

 

Our Values

Friendly

We’re warm, welcoming and approachable.

Respectful

We’re all different and we respect that; we listen and never judge.

Inclusive

We are accessible to everyone and treat everyone as an individual.

Effective

We’re committed to making a positive difference to people’s lives.

Courageous

We push ourselves and each other to go the extra mile.

Collaborative

We work in partnership and value everybody’s input.

Current Vacancies at Beacon

We care about the quality of what we do and are committed to self-development. Our team are professional, friendly and respectful. 
We have a caring and committed team including counsellors, wellbeing workers, and support workers who work at Beacon’s base, in community locations and in schools.

Administrator – Appointments Team 

Our administration team are integral to the smooth running of Beacon and this is an opportunity to be part of this.

We have two roles available for people to join our appointments team as administrators, working within our opening times of 8:45am and 9:15pm Monday-Thursday and 8:45am and 4:30pm on Friday.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the ideal candidate would have experience in a fast-paced office setting, possess strong communication skills and have excellent listening skills.

Administrator Recruitment Pack Click for application pack
Contract – Permanent
Salary – £23,400 FTE (pro rata) 
Hours – 28 hours per week

For further information about the position, please contact
[email protected] 

Fundraising Lead

Beacon is looking for a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm for our cause. You should be someone who relishes a challenge and must be able to build positive relationships with the team, supporters and wider stakeholders. You will be working closely with the CEO and Senior Leadership Team to provide vital support for the services that Beacon offers to our communities.

We are a well-established and well-respected local charity. We have had an active fundraising function in the past, but due to a change of personnel, this has been inactive for over a year. As an organisation, we have some exciting ideas and plans, and a great deal of enthusiasm, but require somebody to join our team and take the lead in re-igniting, developing and delivering our fundraising activities. 

Fundraising Lead Click for application pack
Contract – Permanent
Salary – £36,000 FTE (pro rata) 
Hours – 30 hours per week. Hybrid working is available with at least 1 day in the office per fortnight.  

For further information about the position, please contact [email protected] 

Adult Counsellors

Beacon are currently recruiting both experienced and newly qualified counsellors to join our expanding organisation.

Salaried adult counsellors within these roles will deliver 1:1 appointments across services including Beacon’s Private Practice and EAP services consisting of 6 sessions brief therapy.

Counselling takes place between 9:00am and 9:00pm and regular set hours will be discussed in line with the demands of the clients. Some evening work will be required. 

We are currently expanding our services and experience delivering group work within a counselling and wellbeing context is encouraged. Applicants who are also able to deliver counselling across Children’s & Young Peoples Services are also encouraged to apply.

Newly Qualified Counsellors Click for application pack
Qualified Counsellors with less than 200 post qualification hours
Contract – Permanent
Salary – £24,687 FTE (pro rata dependant on hours) 
Hours – Minimum of 15 client hours per week. 
It is expected that NQC’s will progress within the organisation into Qualified Counsellor positions, further information about progression within Beacon can provided. 

Qualified Counsellors Click for application pack
Qualified Counsellors with more than 200 post qualification hours
Contract – Permanent
Salary – £26,851 FTE (pro rata dependant on hours) 
Hours – Minimum of 15 client hours per week. 

 

For further information about the position, please contact [email protected] 
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