Student counselling placements
Our placement opportunities provide counselling students with first-hand experience of working with and learning about the emotional experiences of young & adult carers.
Our counselling service offers Carers face to face, online/digital and telephone counselling options.
We engage student counsellors who are currently in training on a recognised counselling & psychotherapy courses – level 4 and above. There is also a requirement that all students are receiving personal therapy and clinical supervision.
In return we offer a full induction programme, an opportunity to practice & develop counselling skills, training opportunities, free mentoring, and the chance to be part of a great team. We are also able to offer group and one-to-one supervision at a discounted student rate.
Should you wish to know more about placements with us, please completed our Placement Enquiry Form.
If you are experiencing any difficulties or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact: 07378 179303 or 01702 969495
Qualified counsellors are invited to check out our volunteering page for opportunities here.
Student social work placements
Our placement opportunity provides student social workers with first-hand experience of working with and learning about young & adult carers.
We are able to offer a 70-day placement for a student, as well as a full induction programme, training opportunities, skills development and the chance to be part of a great team
Should you wish to know more about placements with us, please click the enquiry link here.
Please note: all requests for placement must come directly from your place of learning/course tutor.
Comments from our students:
“It was great working with Southend Carers as placement student counsellor and I worked with some lovely clients”.
“Thanking you for your support throughout my placement”. – Debby Murray – Student Counsellor – Feb 23
“I think the mentoring scheme is an excellent idea for supporting students, and Sally was always suggesting CPD courses and training opportunities so it’s clear she wants her students to succeed”. – Emily Groves – Student Counsellor – June 23