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Counselling Coordinator (Senior Practitioner) – Lifeline Tower Hamlets

Salary £21,057 - £28,203 plus ILW at £3,439 (pro rata) Closing Date 24-Feb-17
Hours 21- 28 Hours per week, with flexibility required (including some evenings) Interview Date
Annual Leave 25 days, rising by 1 day annually up to 30, plus bank holidays and 4 privilege days Location London
Salary £21,057 - £28,203 plus ILW at £3,439 (pro rata)
Hours 21- 28 Hours per week, with flexibility required (including some evenings)
Annual Leave 25 days, rising by 1 day annually up to 30, plus bank holidays and 4 privilege days
Closing Date 24-Feb-17
Interview Date
Location London

Lifeline Project is a national charity dedicated to improving the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by drugs and alcohol.  We build real and sustained change through responsive local services.


An opportunity has arisen to recruit an enthusiastic, determined and resourceful Counselling Coordinator to develop and coordinate a dedicated Counselling Service and supervise a small team of volunteer Counsellors within our newly commissioned Reset Recovery Support Service in Tower Hamlets.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience in providing evidence-based Counselling interventions to substance misusers, or other vulnerable adults, in a health and social care setting.
  • Relevant Counselling Qualification including BACP accreditation.
  • Supervisory skills
  • Experience in Coordinating projects
  • Ability to facilitate therapeutic group work sessions.
  • Excellent assessment skills and ability to formulate packages of care
  • An understanding of operational management and professional development.


If this could be you, please visit for an application pack.


Closing Date for applications: 12 noon Friday 24th February 2017.


Interview date: week commencing 6th March 2017


All applications to be submitted to


Previous applicants need not apply.


All posts are subject to DBS Disclosures and receipt of satisfactory references.


Lifeline welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or age.  We encourage job applications from people from a BAME background to reflect the client profile within the establishment. At the same time, Lifeline would like to make it clear that all job applications are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job.


Lifeline is a Registered Charity, no. 515591, and a Company Limited by Guarantee, no. 184220.

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