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Sessional Counsellors in the Cambridge, Huntingdon & Ely areas

CRCC is recruiting Sessional Counsellors to provide counselling in the Cambridge, Huntingdon and Ely areas as part of the wider counselling service for survivors of sexual violence and abuse.

Post details:

  • Hours: Client allocation to be discussed and agreed depending on capacity and resources. Each client attending weekly one hour sessions for between 12-15 weeks. Timings of appointments to be negotiated with the clients and the Counselling Services Manager.
  • Client base: CRCC provides counselling and therapeutic support to a varied client base, including children and young people.
  • Location: Cambridge, Huntingdon and Ely. Travel is essential. Clients will be streamlined into one area per day of work. Please note – during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of sessions were being delivered via telephone and video, so there is also an option to provide remote counselling.
  • Hourly rate: £50 (engaged on a self-employed basis and responsible for own tax and NI payments)
  • Contract: The contract is sessional and dependent on the funding available to CRCC
  • Person specification and job description are below

To apply, please email Katy Edwards (Counselling Services Manager) at with a covering letter (including references) and your CV. Alternatively, you can post your covering letter and CV to: Katy Edwards, Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre, Box R, 12 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 2AD.

*Please note: It is an occupational requirement that all post holders are female, in line with the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1 and paragraph 1

CRCC is committed to equality and inclusivity as an employer and opposes discrimination in everything we do. We especially welcome applications from Black and minoritised women and LGBT+ women.

CRCC also welcomes applications from those who have used our services but we ask that you wait 12 months after finishing receiving support from CRCC before applying for paid or volunteering roles.

Both in person and online interviews will be held. Please be aware that we may close this recruitment when we have received sufficient applications.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification below. Alternatively, if you would prefer hard copies posting to you please contact Katy Edwards (contact details above).

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If our current vacancies aren’t appropriate for you and you would like to donate your time and skills to help local women and girls affected by sexual violence then maybe you’d like to consider volunteering with us.