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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S PERIPATETIC COUNSELLORS

Due to an exciting period of growth we are seeking to employ peripatetic counsellors to work with children and young people. Successful candidates will form part of a dedicated and professional team. The majority of sessions will be delivered face-to-face. During the current COVID-19 crisis, sessions may need to be delivered remotely by telephone, video and online chat. The role may also include working with small groups of young people or parents.

The posts available are:

· South Cotswolds (Cirencester/Fairford/Lechlade) 13.5 hours each week mostly term time – this includes 10 client hours – other hours are an average per week for admin, supervision, peer support etc. (less hours may be considered for the right applicant)

· Stroud/Wotton/Dursley/Tetbury 13.5 hours each week mostly term time – this includes 10 client hours – other hours are an average per week for admin, supervision, peer support etc. (less hours may be considered for the right applicant)

· North Cotswolds (Bourton/Stow/Chipping Campden) 7.5 hours each week mostly term time – this includes 5 client hours – other hours are an average per week for admin, supervision, peer support etc.

Please note: hours above do not include travel time between clients that you will need to allow for (you will be paid travel time and mileage as an additional expense).

Contracts are fixed term from 1st February 2021 until 31st March 2022 (mainly term time hours) subject to funding.


Successful applicants will:

· hold a relevant professional qualification in counselling/psychotherapy at Diploma level or above.

· be a member of BACP or UKCP or equivalent and also listed on the BACP or equivalent Register.

· preferably have experience working with children and young people.

· hold a relevant counselling children and young people qualification (training can be accessed at TIC+ commencing February 2021 and September 2021).

· have experience working to a brief/short term counselling model (7 sessions).

· hold a valid driving license and have vehicle access or an ability to travel within the district applied for to meet clients at school/college or community venues.

· have the use of a private, confidential space at home for when working remotely.

· have a suitable PC or laptop with good internet/telephone access for remote working.

Peer support, supervision & CPD is provided. Travel time & mileage allowance is paid between clients.

Salary: £24,395.00 to £31,200.00 /year – pro rata for part time employees.


Deadline for ApplicationsMonday 26th October 2020 

Interview Date: Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Induction Dates: Wednesday 13th January & Monday 18th January & Wednesday 20th January 2021

To apply contact TIC+ by email for a full job description and application form: [email protected]


CV applications are not accepted. For a full job description and application form please email [email protected] or telephone 01594 372777 for more information.

TIC+ operates a Safer Recruitment Policy, an enhanced DBS is required for this post.


• TIC+ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
• You must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.
• All employment offers are made subject to satisfactory references.
• Successful candidates will need to support the Christian Ethos of the charity.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT (PART-TIME/FIXED-TERM)

This is an exciting opportunity to join TIC+ as a part-time Marketing & Communications Assistant (1 year Fixed term contract) to support us at a time of growth and development. We want to grow awareness of our services and fundraising and increase our digital footprint to reach new audiences and engage with young people, families and supporters in Gloucestershire and elsewhere.

The main purpose of the role is to support the work of TIC+ in its engagement with young people and supporters, through social media, website development, presentation and online/printed materials. You will work to build on the current levels of engagement with young people, families and supporters in all settings including schools, businesses and at home. You will be required to devise content to promote our counselling services, fundraising activities and events and other campaigns as required, and enhance the social media experience of followers.

We are keen to develop the online ‘voice’ of TIC+ to speak to our various audiences. We want to encourage young people to talk openly and honestly about their own mental health and share the stories of their challenges.

You can read more about TIC+ at our website www.ticplus.org.uk

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills or characteristics:

  1. Excellent Communication Skills – including writing skills for web and social media. You will have good attention to detail and will be able to check and proof read for accuracy.
  2. Ideally, experience within a digital, marketing or communications role including:
  • Experience/ability to operate and develop social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, TikTok) and developing engaging content, including short videos
  • Experience of using design software (such as Canva/Crello) for digital and print design
  • Content management systems (WordPress) and ability to adapt to new online platforms
  • Understanding of SEO and paid social.

This role is based at TIC+ Offices, Carlson Suite, 4th floor, Building 7, Vantage Point Business Village, Mitcheldean, Glos. GL17 0DD. Some home working may be possible following induction, depending on current social distancing restrictions.

Hours:  Flexible to meet need up to 16 hours per week. Days/hours of work to be flexible by arrangement.

Salary: £27,277 (whole time equivalent – pro-rata for part time employees) £13.96 per hour

Holiday: You will receive 5.6 weeks’ holiday per year inclusive of public/bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees).

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 4 November 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020

PLEASE NOTE: TIC+ operates a Safer Recruitment Policy. CV applications are not accepted.

To apply contact TIC+ by email for a full job description and application form: [email protected]

COUNSELLORS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE


Due to an exciting period of growth we are seeking to employ peripatetic counsellors to work face to face with children and young people, and may also include working with small groups of young people or parents. Successful candidates will form part of a dedicated and professional team. Several posts are available in the following districts:

  1. Cheltenham/Tewkesbury – 16 hours a week
  2. Gloucester  – 16 hours a week
  3. North Cotswolds (Bourton/Stow/Chipping Campden) – 14 hours a week
  4. South Cotswolds (Cirencester/Fairford/Lechlade) – 16 hours a week,
  5. Stroud/Wotton/Dursley/Tetbury  – 16 hours a week
  6. Forest of Dean – 10 hours a week.

Hours are an average per week and include time for admin, supervision, peer group etc. Less hours may be considered for the right applicant.


Successful applicants will:

  • hold a relevant professional qualification in counselling/psychotherapy at Level 4 Diploma level or above.
  • be a member of BACP or UKCP or equivalent and also listed on the BACP or equivalent Register.
  • preferably have experience working with children and young people.
  • hold a relevant counselling children and young people qualification (training can be accessed at TIC+).
  • have experience working to a brief/short term counselling model (7 sessions).
  • hold a valid driving license and have vehicle access or an ability to travel within the district applied for to meet clients at school/college or community venues.

Peer support, supervision & CPD is provided. Travel time & mileage allowance is paid between clients.


Salary: £24,395 – £31,200 depending on experience, whole time equivalent (pro-rata for part-time employees).

PLEASE NOTE: Hours above do not include travel time between clients that you will need to allow for, (you will be paid travel time and mileage as an additional expense).

The hours are flexible delivered over 39 weeks per year – the majority during term time. Contracts are fixed term until March 2021.


CV applications are not accepted. For a full job description and application form please email [email protected] or telephone 01594 372777 for more information.

TIC+ operates a Safer Recruitment Policy, an enhanced DBS is required for this post.


Deadline for Applications: Wednesday 26th February 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020

Induction Dates: Monday 23rd March & Tuesday 24th March 2020 


• TIC+ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
• You must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.
• All employment offers are made subject to satisfactory references.
• Successful candidates will need to support the Christian Ethos of the charity.

ONLINE/TELEPHONE COUNSELLORS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE


Due to an exciting period of growth we are seeking to employ counsellors/psychotherapists to provide online counselling (text-chat) for children and young people aged 11-25 years. You will join a passionate, dedicated and professional team based either at our counselling offices in Mitcheldean, or at our office in central Gloucester.


Successful applicants will:

  • hold a relevant professional qualification in Counselling/Psychotherapy at least Level 4 Diploma level or above (or equivalent).
  • be a member of BACP or equivalent and also listed on the BACP or equivalent Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
  • have more than 150 hours of post qualification supervised clinical practice working with young people.
  • ideally have received (or are soon to receive) specialist training of at least 100 hours to work with young people according to the BACP competencies (can be accessed at TIC+).

A specialist certified online counselling training course will be provided free of charge to successful candidates who do not already hold such a qualification.

Online supervision from a specialist online supervisor will be provided for all online counsellors.


Terms: 16 months fixed term commencing ASAP. It is hoped the contract will be extended beyond this period subject to funding.

Holiday: You will receive 5.6 weeks’ holiday per year inclusive of public/bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees).

Hours of Work: Two 5.5 hour shifts (3.45pm – 9.15pm) per week are available. You may apply for more than one shift per week at either location (see below availability).

Place of Work: TIC+ offices in Mitcheldean or at our office in central Gloucester.

Possible working days are: Tuesday or Wednesday in Gloucester or Mitcheldean or Monday or Thursday in Mitcheldean


CV applications are not accepted. For a full job description and application form please email [email protected] or telephone 01594 372777 for more information.

TIC+ operates a Safer Recruitment Policy, an enhanced DBS is required for this post.


Deadline for Applications: Wednesday 26th February 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020

Induction Dates: Monday 23rd March & Tuesday 24th March 2020 


• TIC+ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
• You must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.
• All employment offers are made subject to satisfactory references.
• Successful candidates will need to support the Christian Ethos of the charity.