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Immediate Support Counsellor

Health Assured Ltd
Contract Type
Health & Medical
Manchester City Centre
£20,000- £25,000
Expiry Date
We are looking to recruit a full time Immediate Support Counsellor, who has a recognised counselling qualification and who is confident in delivering telephone counselling. The working hours are between 8am-10pm Monday-Friday.

Job Description

Due to growth within the business we are looking to recruit a full time Immediate Support Counsellor, who has a recognised counselling qualification, to be confident in delivering telephone counselling and be comfortable working to a time limited framework whilst always adhering to the BACP code of ethics and practice. They will also be confident in providing information and signposting on a wide range of issues, (for which training will be provided), and have sound administrative skills enabling them to provide clerical assistance as and when appropriate.


Key Responsibilities:


  • ·        Provision of telephone counselling to employees of our clients.
  • ·        Provision of information and signposting on a specified range of issues.
  • ·        Assisting with administrative and clerical tasks.
  • ·        Act as a first point of contact for Health Assured customers.


Skills and experience required:


  • ·        Minimum of a Level 4 Diploma in Counselling
  • ·        Membership with BACP
  • ·        Minimum of 150 counselling hours
  • ·        Experience of providing information and signposting in a supportive context
  • ·        Flexible work attitude and reliable work history
  • ·        Self-motivated and committed to providing continuous service
  • ·        Excellent communication skills


Health Assured is one of the leading Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and Occupational Health (OH) providers in the UK dealing with many of the UK's leading organisations across private, public and non-profit sectors. With a vast experience and a proven track record in delivering innovative and robust solutions which benefit employees and drive best value for employers.


In 2011 Peninsula Business Services Limited bought Health Assured and it is now part of a group which has over 30,000 clients. This is a dynamic and exciting time for the right people to be working with us to establish the highest quality of counselling and information services to the benefit of our clients and their employees.


We have an exceptional benefits package which includes 25 days holiday and market leading bonus schemes.