The Dove Service has been successful in gaining funding from Children in Need to run a Children & Young People’s (C&YP) project in South Cheshire (specifically Crewe & Nantwich, Sandbach & Alsager).
This funding enables us to work with C&YP aged 4+ to offer training, counselling, and group work within community settings for C&YP and the professionals who support them.
The project will commence on 1st October 2018 and will run for 3 years (until 30th September 2021).
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, manage small support groups 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.
If you are a qualified Counsellor (minimum diploma level), have significant experience of counselling children & young people and of working with young people in community settings, plus experience of delivering training and, preferably, hold a training qualification, please download an application pack. All completed applications are to be returned to James Vernon or via post marked for the attention of :
The Dove Service
The Dudson Centre
Hope Street, Hanley
The appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and Disclosure & Barring check.
Application Form Job Description Person Specification
The closing date is Thursday 20th September 2018
Interviews will take place w/c Monday 24th September 2018
If you would like further information about this post please contact James Vernon, Project Manager (C&YP) or call us on 01782 683155.