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Current Vacancies 

Part-Time Deputy Manager

Salary £34,834 (pro rata), 18 hours/week for 12 months


This is an exciting developmental opportunity for a candidate with a strong counselling background to give a lead to a third-sector counselling service whilst the Chief Officer undertakes another role within the charity. The Deputy Manager will work as part of a small team, comprising the Finance Manager, the Designated Safeguarding Officer, and the Chief Officer, ensuring the smooth running of daily operations, maintaining high standards of service delivery, and supporting the team of counsellors and administrative staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the day-to-day management of the counselling service

  • Monitor service delivery to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and best practices, and implement and maintain quality assurance measures as required

  • Help guide CCL in a time of change, as it meets the challenges of legal, social and administrative developments and changes

  • Conduct regular performance reviews and provide feedback


  • Diploma (or equivalent) in Counselling

  • Accredited Member of BACP (or eligible to apply) or UKCP

  • 2-years post-qualifying experience of face-to-face client work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to lead, motivate and support staff/volunteers


  • Flexible and hybrid working to accommodate other commitments

  • Supportive and collaborative work environment

  • Automatic enrolment in company pension after three-months 

About Community Counselling [CCL]: CCL is supported by funding grants from The National Lottery, NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board [ICB], the Woodsmith Foundation, and also provides therapeutic support to victims of crime, under a call-off contract with the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner. 

How to apply: Please complete the application form (PDF or MS Word format) and send it to: by 12pm Wednesday, 12th June 2024.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 20 June 2024.


[1] See Job Description and Person Specification for full list of criteria


Sessional Practitioners

for Children and Young People [CHYP]

Location: Scarborough

We are inviting expressions of interest for the role of Sessional Counsellor/Play Therapist to work with children & young people [CHYP), who have been the victims of crime, under the Victim Counselling Service, which is delivered under a call-off contract with the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire.

We are looking for sessional counsellors/play therapists to work in: Scarborough.

Sessional Counsellors/play therapists must be qualified to Diploma level or equivalent, be accredited with the BACP or the UKCP, or eligible to apply, and have relevant training and experience in counselling children and young people.


Please note that this is not a staff role. Sessional Counsellors are engaged on a freelance basis, similar to counsellors in private practice undertaking EAP work. Community Counselling does not guarantee any level of work, which is dependent on the number of children and young people who are referred by the commissioners. 

The fees paid by Community Counselling are set out here in the Sessional Counsellor Fees document.

The role is subject to a DBS check and police vetting check.

For more information about the role please see the Person Specification.

If you have any questions please email:

How to apply: Recruitment is on a rolling basis and we are looking for practitioners to start as soon as possible (subject to vetting).


To express an interest in this role please send a CV and a brief covering letter to: or by post to:

Stephen Robling

Chief Officer

Community Counselling (North Yorkshire) Limited

Stanley Harrison House

Norton Road


North Yorkshire YO17 9RD.​

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