Graduate Counsellor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1312351216-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: The Portfolio Group
  • Location: City, Manchester
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Digital, Health and Safety, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Are you a 2023 or 2024 grad looking to start your first full-time counselling position?

Are you looking to join a supportive company that will give you further training to develop your career?

Portfolio are proud to be exclusively representing our Client who are a trusted health and wellbeing network who have been making a positive difference in over 15 million lives. Our client offers the most comprehensive employee assistance programme on the market, giving 24/7 caring and compassionate support services to employers from organisations of all sizes, across the private, public and non-profit sector, to business partners, individual users, employees and their family members.

We are looking for professional, hard-working graduates with strong communication, high levels of computer literacy and high levels of organisational ability with a desire to make a difference to people's lives.

  • Interview dates Wednesday 22nd May / Tuesday 4th June 9.30pm-3pm
  • Start date -1st July

This is a brilliant opportunity to begin your counselling career with the expertise and support from the number one EAP in the UK. The 6-month graduate scheme will provide you extensive training and development throughout, before you move into a full-time Wellbeing Counsellor role.

This 6-month full time graduate scheme will develop your skills in areas such as:

  • Digital Counselling
  • Telephone Counselling
  • Solution Focused Counselling
  • Risk Assessment and Managing Risk
  • Safeguarding Training
  • Online CBT
  • Online Counselling
  • Case Management

It is essential that you have the following:

  • Minimum diploma level 4 in Counselling & minimum of 100 counselling hours
  • To be a member of the BACP

Employee Benefits:

  • BACP (or equivalent) membership and accreditation paid for
  • BACP CBD Hub
  • Up to 60 per month for supervision
  • Inhouse supervision
  • Monthly incentives such as weekends away!
  • Supervision
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (plus an additional 2 days after 2 years service)
  • Birthday Off/Mental Health Day
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Perkbox (staff discount scheme)
  • Christmas bonus after 3 years of service
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Fab Fridays- dress down & free treats
  • Allied Pride Network
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Free breakfast on Mondays
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office each week
  • Free annual flu vaccine
  • Private health insurance after 5 years service
  • Life Insurance
  • Discounted eye test
  • Discounted glasses/contact lenses prescription