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Current Volunteer Counsellor roles at Suffolk Mind:

Ipswich

  • Tuesday to see three clients at 5.30pm, 6.30pm, 7.30pm. Group supervision will be on the 3rd Monday of every month in Ipswich (4.15pm – 6.15pm)

Haverhill

  • Day is yet to be determined, highly likely a Wednesday daytime. Group supervision will be on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in Bury St Edmunds (8.30am to 10.30am)

Saxmundham

  • Wednesday to see three clients at 5.30pm, 6.30pm, 7.30pm. Group supervision will be on the 2nd Monday of each month in Ipswich (1.45pm to 3.45pm)
  • Wednesday to see three clients at 5.30pm, 6.30pm, 7.30pm. Group supervision will be on the 2nd Monday of each month in Ipswich (1.45pm to 3.45pm)

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer counsellor with Suffolk Mind’s counselling service, please see below the requirements of a placement:

  • You must be in your final diploma year and have completed a minimum of 15 hours of one-to-one counselling with clients.

  • You must be able to attend group supervision (times stated above).

  • You will need to have a private supervisor, this is to be to be organised and funded by you.

  • You can claim expenses for mileage but to a maximum of £12 per trip to see clients.

  • You must be a member of a professional body (i.e. BACP or UKCP).

  • You must have your own professional liability insurance.

  • You are expected to commit to the service for at least a year.  

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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