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    Bank Counsellors

    – with lived experience of addiction and sustained recovery.

    Hours: Bank - as and when required.

    Salary: £14.30 per hour.

    Counsellors trained to Level 4/5 needed to help us expand our service. They must have lived experience of addiction, be a member of the BACP or FDAP and have a minimum of 5 years of recovery. As we provide group counselling, it is essential that the right person has experience of group therapy.

    The service will be delivered online using Zoom or in a Location Setting. Training will be provided for Zoom and how we work, equipment will also be provided. There will be access to our Employee Assistance Programme as well as clinical supervision. The available hours are variable from 7 up to 28 per week during the day, some hours for evening work are available at an enhanced rate.

    You will work in pairs facilitating groups and will use psycho-therapeutic, psycho-dynamic, person centred and CBT approaches. You will become part of a professional and innovative team, supported by a management and leadership team. As we manage our clients fully from triage to planned exit, you will need good IT skills.

    We are an equal opportunities employer, working with vulnerable adults, therefore an enhanced DBS will be required.

    If you are interested in finding out more, contact [email protected] or complete and application form using the links at the top of the page.

    Data Entry Volunteer - Watford - Remote Working

    We need someone locally who can help us to record data on our systems. Our counsellors and centre manager work with clients and that information needs to be captured electronically, in order to maintain clear and concise individual records, as well as providing reports for our funders.

    Do you want to help your community and have basic computer skills that you want to improve? If you could spare a few hours in the afternoon during the week, we would love to have you.

    • Monday 1-4PM OR
    • Tuesday 1-4PM OR
    • Wednesday 1-4PM

    To be a volunteer, you don’t need any qualifications although if you have specific skills that might be useful, do make those known on your application. What we do need in reliability and a commitment to help regularly and to be friendly and want to work as part of a really inclusive team.

    We will provide you with an induction, training and support and you will be fully insured. We will give you a reference if you are looking to volunteer for a while until you have experience to look for paid employment – helpful if you want to improve your confidence when re-entering the job market.

    We are an equal opportunities employer, follow all Safeguarding guidelines, Disability Confident Committed employer and a Mindful employer.

    “Volunteering at The Living Room has made me revaluate my approach to many things, particularly addiction. It has also given me a timestamp for my week (something to look forward to), continuing stimulation and interaction with others. I believe I make a contribution – in a small way- which in turn gives me satisfaction that my time is well spent.”

    For more information contact us on 0300 365 0304 or fill out an application form using one of the links above.