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We currently have the following vacancies for volunteer counsellors at Suffolk Mind:

  1. Bury St Edmunds: (From January 2019) Wednesday mornings (client times: 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am). Supervision group: 1st Tuesday of every month (8.30am to 10.30am).
  2. Bury St Edmunds: Tuesday evening (client times: 3.45pm, 4.45pm, 5.45pm). Supervision group: 1st Tuesday of every month (8.30am to 10.30am).

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer counsellor with Healthy Mind Counselling service, please see below the requirements of a placement:

  • You need to have completed a minimum of 30 1:1 counselling hours and have seen more than one client  
  • You are required to take part in group supervision (times stated above)  
  • You will need to see a private supervisor for a minimum of one hour a month – to be organised and funded by you  
  • You can claim expenses only for mileage – a maximum of £30 per month  
  • You need to be a member of the BACP or UKCP  
  • You need to hold your own professional liability insurance  
  • You are expected to attend team meetings held every 4-5 months  
  • You are expected to commit to the service for at least a year  
  • You must have undertaken a minimum of 20 hours personal therapy  

If you are interested in the roles, please complete the application form here and send together with your CV to counselling@suffolkmind.org.uk with “Application for placement” in the subject line.

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