Contract: Full-time or job share

Salary: £27,500 pro rata

Location: Berwick


This post is grant funded to allow the continuation of the project and meet the current increased demand on services.

The role being offered is an exciting opportunity for Mental Health Counsellors/Practitioners to join Choices4Growth, C4G – CIC, a growing organisation celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2022.

They provide mental health support for the whole of Northumberland and surrounding areas.

Choices4Growth is Berwick based and is the first organisation to offer assessment, counselling, signposting, and support to the whole of the community, covering all ages from 3 years – 18 years old, young persons and adults.

Covering a range of issues in all age groups, including depression, anxiety, loss/bereavement, suicide ideation, relationships, domestic violence and currently working in three local schools and the William Elder Building Berwick.

It is envisaged the new role will start in September 2022 to cover the additional schools seeking our support.

The successful candidate/s will be providing one to one therapeutic session!s either in a school setting or in the William Elder Building, therefore experience of working with children in a school environment is a necessity.

You will:

  • Have a recognised counselling or therapy qualification, preferably with post-qualifying experience
  • Be a member of BACP
  • Work ethically
  • Own an in-date enhanced DBS certificate
  • Work with pastoral teams, safeguarding teams, parents, carers, or guardians
  • Build relationships with colleagues in designated schools
  • Receive supervision from the Project Director
  • Work under the policies and procedures of C4G and that of the schools and William Elder Building
  • Demonstrate understanding of working with children and young people who require or would benefit from emotional and therapeutic support
  • Demonstrate understanding of a range of therapeutic models
  • Receive annual leave, contributory pension scheme and learning and development opportunities

To apply send your CV and a cover letter (no more than 750 words) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Closing Date: 30th June 2022