Vacancies and Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to use your skills, energy and experience to make a real difference to the lives of women in Sheffield who have experienced abuse and trauma? We are currently recruiting for two staff posts – Therapeutic Group Worker; Senior Counsellor/Psychotherapist – and also for Volunteer Counsellors/ Psychotherapists – see details of all posts, below.

SWCTS is committed to achieving equality of access to its services and employment. A female for this role is a determining occupational requirement and is exempt from discrimination under the Equality Act 2010, Part 1, Schedule 9

Job​ ​title: Therapeutic Group Worker

Responsible​ ​to: Head of Clinical Services
Location: SWCTS premises (Daniel Hill and Abbeydale Road, Sheffield)
Hours​ ​of​ ​work: 17.5 hours per week
Salary: £28,000 per annum pro rata plus 8% pension contribution
Holidays: 6 weeks per annum pro rata

The Therapeutic Group Worker:

  • Delivers therapeutic group work and group psychotherapy, for women who are survivors of abuse and trauma.
  • Ensures the delivery and evaluation of planned group work, alongside the development and planning of new groups to include: a regular drop-in service, pre and post therapy groups, group psychotherapy, peer support groups and running outreach groups for women who are under-represented within the organisation.
  • Contributes to the service: expertise, knowledge and experience of group work and of working with women who are survivors of abuse and trauma, including sexual abuse, domestic abuse, emotional neglect, trafficking, rape and torture.

For any informal enquiries about this post we are very happy to be contacted on 0114 275 2157, or via email at katherine@swcts.org.uk or shabina@swcts.org.uk

Funding has been secured for this post until 31st March 2019 and we envisage that this post will remain a core post beyond this date, into our next funding cycle. The closing date for applications is Sunday 29th October at 5pm, and the interviews will take place on either 6th November or 9th November.

Applications should be submitted to Shabina Ishaq, Head of Clinical Services, at shabina@swcts.org.uk .

Here is the full application pack for download; we look forward to receiving your application:

1.Therapeutic Group Worker Cover Letter 2017 2.Therapeutic Group Worker Job Description 2017 (1)
3.Person specification Therapeutic Group Worker 2017.doc 4.Application form Therapeutic Group Worker 2017
5.Equal Opps Monitoring form 6.SWCTS_Organisational Chart_2017

Job​ ​title: Senior Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Responsible​ ​to: Head of Clinical Services
Location:​ SWCTS premises (Daniel Hill and Abbeydale Road, Sheffield)
Hours​ ​of​ ​work:​ ​ ​ 21 hours
Salary: £31,958 per annum pro rata plus 8% pension contribution
Holidays: 6 weeks per annum pro rata

The Senior Counsellor/ Psychotherapist:

  • Plays a key role in supporting the Head of Clinical Services, the team of associate and volunteer therapists, the group worker, and the admin and support team at SWCTS to provide a high quality, specialist counselling and therapy service for women who are survivors of abuse and trauma.
  • Delivers clinical work, carrying out assessments and allocations as required, providing clinical supervision for therapists, and carrying an appropriate caseload.
  • Contributes to the service her expertise, knowledge and experience of working with women who are survivors of abuse and trauma, including sexual abuse, domestic abuse, emotional neglect, trafficking, rape and torture.

This post is initially funded for a 12 month period and we envisage that this post will remain a core post beyond this date, into our next funding cycle. The closing date for applications is Sunday 29th October at 5pm, and the interviews will take place on either 6th November or 9th November. For any informal enquiries about the post, we are very happy to be contacted on 0114 275 2157, or via email: katherine@swcts.org.uk or shabina@swcts.org.uk

Applications should be submitted to Shabina Ishaq, Head of Clinical Services at shabina@swcts.org.uk .

Here is the full application pack for download; we look forward to receiving your application:

1.Senior CounsellorPsychotherapist Cover Letter 2017 2.Senior Counsellor Psychotherapist Job Description 2017 (2)
3.Person specification for the post of Senior Counsellor Psychotherapist 2017 4.Application form Senior CounsellorPsychotherapist 2017.doc
5.Equal Opps Monitoring form 6.SWCTS_Organisational Chart_2017

Volunteer Counsellor/Psychotherapist

Are you a counsellor or psychotherapist, already qualified and looking to gain specialist experience in complex trauma work, and perhaps to increase your hours? Or you may be in your final year of an accredited training course and have worked with women who have experienced abuse or trauma. We are looking for a minimum 12 month commitment to this role. See full details below including the role description, person specification, and an application form. The closing date for applications is Friday 3 November. Applications should be submitted to Shabina Ishaq, Head of Clinical Services at shabina@swcts.org.uk . If you have any queries please either email Shabina or call us on 0114 275 2157. We look forward to receiving your application.

 SWCTS individual volunteer recruitment_flyer_Oct 2017  SWCTS volunteer individual therapist_role description_Oct 2017
 SWCTS volunteer individual therapist_ person specification_Oct 2017  SWCTS volunteer individual therapist_application form_Oct 2017
 5.Equal Opps Monitoring form  6.SWCTS_Organisational Chart_2017

For further information about SWCTS see our swcts-annual-review-2015-2016.