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Opportunities

We are the leading Grief Support Charity in Staffordshire and South Cheshire.

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: Kim Farmer, or Post to:

Kim Farmer
The Dove Service
The Dudson Centre
Hope Street
Hanley
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 5DD

Application Pack

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)

Qualified Volunteer Counsellors

3+ hours per week 

The Dove Service is looking for several qualified volunteer Counsellors to work with clients in North Staffordshire (adults or children)/Stoke-on-Trent (adults or children)/Cheshire (adults or children)/Wirral (children).

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.

Experience in the field of bereavement & loss is highly desirable.  This role will require networking with various schools, agencies and other support services surrounding young people.

If you are a qualified, registered Counsellor (minimum diploma level), with or working towards accreditation, and have experience working with adults and/or children & young people in community settings, please use the application form above.

Appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and Disclosure & Barring check.  The Dove Service is committed to equal opportunities in employment and in all areas of its activities.

Part-time (C & YP) Counsellor Trainer (Crewe & Wirral)

1 x 15 hours per week (2 days), or, 2 x 7.5 hours (1 day in each location)

Flexible hours (may include evening/weekends)

Start date: ASAP (Fixed term contract to 31/12/2020)

Salary £23,931.24pa, pro-rata

An opportunity has arisen for a single applicant working across 2 locations, or 2 applicants working in a single location each, to join the Lottery Community funded Dove Uth Wing project working in the Cheshire/Wirral areas.  This project works with C&YP aged 4+ and offers training, counselling, and peer support within community settings for C&YP, their families, and the professionals who support them.  The position(s) will commence ASAP and will run until the 31st December 2020.

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 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 services supporting children and young people.  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 in community settings, plus experience of delivering training and, preferably, hold a training qualification, please download the application pack below or call us on 01782 683155 to request a copy. The appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and Disclosure & Barring check.

WirralCrewe (C&YP) Counsellor Trainer JD

WirralCrewe (C&YP) Counsellor PS

WirralCrewe (C&YP) Counsellor Trainer Application Form

Equal Opps Monitoring Form 2019

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply using the application form above, and return it to Kim Farmer at kim.farmer@thedoveservice.org.uk by 5pm on Tuesday 16th July 2019.

Interviews will take place w/c Monday 22nd July 2019

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.