We are looking for exceptional bilingual counsellors for our specialist Violence Against Women and Girls Counselling Service.

IMECE Women’s Centre is a woman only centre aiming to improve the quality of lives of women from Black Ethnic Minority backgrounds, particularly from Turkish/ Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish communities by providing a wide range of services including individual counselling and group works.

We provide specialist counselling for BAMER women who are traumatized as a result of being subject to domestic violence, forced marriage and ‘honour’ based violence. Working in a confidential setting, our counsellors facilitate women’s exploration of their feelings, past and present traumatic experiences and issues affecting their wellbeing. We assist women to build their self-confidence to actualise their aspirations. Applicants will be fluent in Turkish and English (Kurdish is highly desirable). Our counsellor’s work within the parameters set by the British Association for Counselling BACP and Psychotherapy and its Code of Ethics.

Position: Counsellor (There are multiple positions available. Please speak to our Service Manager on day availabilities.)
Salary: £25,500-27,500 pro rata (depending on experience)
Term: Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2022

Closing Date for application: 02/08/2020, 23:59 hrs
Interviews date for position: 07/08/2020 (Online interviews will be arranged)

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

For an application pack please e-mail, clearly stating in the subject area “Application for Counselling post 2020

If you have any queries about the post please contact Advice & Therapeutic Services Manager via

Curriculum Vitae is not accepted, Application Forms only.

Open to women only (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1)

IMECE Women’s Centre is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  This post however is restricted to women and Turkish Speaking due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies

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