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Opportunities

We Are The North West’s Leading Bereavement & Loss Counselling Charity

There are many opportunities to be involved with the Dove Service, either by working for us, volunteering or joining us on a student placement.

Working For Us

Applying for a role with the Dove Service

Whichever role you apply for with us you will need to complete an application form, which you can email or post to us. If you are applying for a specific role the Job Description and Person Specification will be shown with the advert for that role. If you have any problems downloading or accessing information about any of our opportunities please do not hesitate to ring our office.

Please email completed applications to: Sarah Mockridge, or Post to:

Sarah Mockridge – HR Lead
The Dove Service
The Dudson Centre
Hope Street
Hanley
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 5DD

Application Pack

Placement Counsellors – NOW CLOSED

We have now closed the recruitment for Placement Counsellors. If you have applied for a Placement, please be patience as we are working through a large number of applications. Once shortlisting is complete, we will be in touch with all applicants.

Please revisit our website as we will re open this post in 2018.

Trustee Recruitment

If you are an experienced professional who would be interested in volunteering your support to our organisation and could commit to attending Trustee Meetings on a bi-monthly basis, we would love to hear from you.  We are looking for Trustee’s with specific knowledge and experience in PR, Marketing, and Fundraising.  For an informal chat about the role of a trustee please contact our CEO Charlie O’Dell or download our Trustee Information Pack below.

Trustee Info. Pack (PDF)

 


Part-time Counsellor Trainer – Wirral Area

22.5 hours per week (3 days)
Flexible hours (may include occasional evening or weekends)
Start date: approx. ASAP (fixed term contract to 31/12/20)

Salary – £23,931.24 pa, pro-rata

A position has become available for a part-time counsellor and trainer in the Wirral area. The position is fixed term, starting ASAP until the project ends on 31st December 2020.

In 2015, the Dove Service was successful in gaining funding from the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund to run a Children & Young People’s (C&YP) project across North Staffordshire, Cheshire East (Crewe & Nantwich) and the Wirral.

This funding enables us to work with C&YP aged 4+ to offer training, counselling, and peer support within community settings for C&YP, their families, and the professionals who support them. The role requires great flexibility, time management and communication skills.  The successful applicant also requires self-motivation and the ability to manage their own workload.  They must be able to provide educational workshops to young people and professionals, facilitate support groups for C&YP and their families, and provide one-to-one counselling as required.

Experience with presentation planning and professional delivery to audiences with a range of ages and abilities is preferred.  This role will require networking with various schools, agencies and other support services surrounding young carers.  Great importance will be placed on the monitoring and evaluation of all activity, and the role will require a commitment to evidence based practice

If you are a qualified Counsellor (minimum diploma level), have experience working with young people, please download our Job DescriptionPerson Specification and Application Pack below. Complete the application form in full and return to our HR LeadSarah Mockridge

Job Description (PDF) Person Specification (PDF) Application Pack

The appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and Disclosure & Barring check.

The closing date is Monday 14th May 2018 at 5pm.
Interviews will take place week commencing 21st May 2018

If you would like further information about this post please contact  CEO Charlie O’Dell or call us on 01782 683155

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Project Manager Children & Young People
(part-time)
Based in Stoke-on-Trent

22.5 hours per week (3 days Mon/Tues/Weds)
Flexible hours (may include evening or weekends)
Start date negotiable

Salary £27,000 pa, pro-rata

The Dove Service is seeking an experienced project manager with a background in working with children and young people, who can take on the successful management of a range of projects and project staff delivering counselling and other support across Staffordshire, Cheshire and Wirral.

This role requires great flexibility, time management and communication skills. The successful applicant also requires self-motivation and the ability to manage their own workload. They must be a strong team player, with the passion to work within the third sector, and an understanding of the clinical and ethical demands of a counselling organisation.

If you are an experienced project manager, and would relish the opportunity to work in a fast paced, challenging, but ultimately values based, person-centred organisation, please download our Job DescriptionPerson Specification and Application Pack.

The appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and Disclosure & Barring check.

The closing date is Monday 19th March 2018
Interviews will take place w/c Monday 2nd April 2018

If you would like further information about this post please contact  CEO Charlie O’Dell or call us on 01782 683155

Get invoLved and fundraise for us!

We are always pleased to hear from anyone who would like to fundraise for us, so if you fancy running a marathon, organising a quiz night or baking cakes or anything else we would love you to get in touch!

Why not take a look at our fundraising page to see how you can get involved and maybe get a few ideas.

Do you need some support? Are you worried about someone?

Please ring the office on 01782 683155, a member of staff will be able to talk to you about our referral process and send you more information. Alternative click below to use our confidential enquiry form.