Counselling Service Placements & Volunteering

Are you empathic, committed, resilient and self-aware? Do you have good communication and organisational skills?

Our counselling service offers counselling to unpaid carers in Southend-on-Sea. We recruit student counsellors who are currently in training on recognised counselling and psychotherapy courses, and Qualified Counsellors or volunteers with relevant experience as a volunteer Telephone Support Worker.

We offer a full induction programme, online resources, training opportunities, counselling experience, free mentoring service, and group and one-to-one supervision (depending on relevance to the role.) 

To enquire about a vacancy within the Counselling Service either as a:

Student Counsellor, volunteer Qualified Counsellor or a volunteer Telephone Support Worker

Please complete both of the online forms below. 

If you are experiencing any difficulties or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact:

Recent comments received from our Student Counsellors:

“Mentoring with Southend Carers has provided me with some highly useful insight and guidance in how to guide the conversation with the client in a therapeutic way.” 14/04/2021

“I honestly can’t thank you enough for the wonderful support and service you provide and if it wasn’t for you, I am not sure I would have completed my diploma.” 04/05/2021