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Salary: £27741 pro rata NJC pt 23

Hours: 22 hours p/w

Contract: Fixed term funded until 31st March 2022

Location: Working from Northumberland bases

Deadline: Monday 12 July 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: Monday 19th July 2021



We require an experienced female counsellor to join our growing counselling service. You must have experience of working with women and girls 13+ who are survivors of any form of sexual violence, at any time in their lives. You must be BACP or UKCP Accredited or be working towards accreditation. Experience of telephone or online counselling is desirable. The post would involve delivering face-to-face counselling in Northumberland covering a range of outreach bases.

The ability to work independently, manage a caseload, hold clear boundaries with clients and services and keep accurate client records is essential. We require someone with excellent communication and team working skills who can work within the spirit of RCTN’s values and ethos and adhere to Rape Crisis National Service Standards. The post requires the successful candidate to hold a full driving licence, have their own transport, work flexibly, with a mixture of home-working for all admin and non-face-to-face based tasks and building-based working for face-to-face counselling. The post may require some evening sessions.

Please note, there may some limited opportunities to deliver online/telephone from home.

Please download the background information sheet, application form and job description/person specification from the website: https://rctn.org.uk/ptcounsellornbland/. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline for applications is Monday 12 July 2021 at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Monday 19th July 2021.


N.B. Female applicants only: Schedule 9 (paragraph 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies