Counsellor recruitment agency listing

Counsellors help people to explore their feelings in a confidential setting. They support their clients to examine their negative thoughts and behaviour patterns with a view to finding solutions.

The majority of employers seek counsellors with counselling qualifications recognised by a professional body, such as the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Such qualifications may include a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling, a Masters Degree in Counselling or a BPS Qualification in Counselling Psychology. Employers may also request their staff to follow an in-house training programme that focus on the specific requirements of their clients. In additional to formal qualifications and training, counsellors should have excellent listening skills and feel confident working with people from a variety of backgrounds. They should be patient, tolerant, sensitive and non-judgemental.

Employment opportunities for counsellors can be found in health centres, colleges, universities and schools. The NHS is the main employer of trained counsellors. Full and part-time counselling jobs are available and while the number of job opportunities is stable, there is strong competition for full-time work. Counsellors who wish to work for themselves can set up their own private practices.

Yearly starting salaries for trained counsellors range between £15,000 and £24,000. Experienced counsellors with specialised training in areas such as drug misuse, bereavement or child abuse may receive higher salaries. Experienced counsellors may have the opportunity to move into supervisory or teaching jobs.

 
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  • Compass Associates

    Focusing our business exclusively in Healthcare gives Compass Associates a distinct advantage. This naturally allows us to be at the forefront of ever changing market trends and evolving legislation and means our consultants have an unrivalled depth of industry expertise and localised knowledge. Additionally all of our trained consultants have extensive recruitment experience and a genuine passion to help you.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 1-5 58D High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3AG
    • Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • Bluefire Executive Search

    Bluefire Executive Search are expert headhunters and Interim Management providers that specialise in Commercial, IT, HR, Technical, Engineering, Sales and Senior Management recruitment. Our award winning service offers UK wide coverage as well as industry leading assignment completion rates. We also provide relevant psychometric / skill tests and are REC and ISO certified.
    Coverage UK Wide
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Brookes Recruitment Ltd

    Brookes Health Care Recruitment is one of the market leaders in the supply of temporary and permanent health and social care professionals of the highest quality. The key to our success is our understanding of the needs of both our clients and our applicants.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JG
  • Social Care Direct Recruitment

    We successfully recruit across the UK for all Health Care Opportunities including Nurse's, inc RMN/RNLD, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Hospital Management, Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Healthcare. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide healthcare providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotlandís largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SMEís to major multi-national Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • turro

    Based in Leeds but covering the whole of the UK we specialise in Health and Social Care recruitment. Contact us today for your recruitment solutions.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 4225 Park Approach, Rubicon Square, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8GB
  • Hammond Clarke

    The demands on the Health Care industry are greater than ever and Hammond Clarke understands the need to find the most competent staff in the field. Working with us affords clients access to over 10K active candidates as well as a wealth of industry knowledge to deliver for all Health Care positions. Supplying for the areas such as Mental Health, Nursing Homes and the NHS, we work nationwide with a specialist focus on the South East.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Rulisip, Ruislip, Hillingdon, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

    Service Care Solutions supply social work, residential / domiciliary care, healthcare and substance misuse staff into temporary and permanent vacancies across the UK. We have specialist consultants in all areas. We have a large pool of available workers at very competitive rates.
    Coverage UK -wide
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    • Unit 295 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, East Sussex, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Office 36 23 King Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1AH
    • Unit 3 Rainbow Court Armstrong Way Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Team Support have a specialised Healthcare Division supplying into NHS and public sector contracts, private care homes, and specialised contracts.An established data base of candidates ensures our name as the number one choice in the Healthcare Industry for all of the Midlands and surrounding areas.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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Counsellor Salary Rates
Low Pay:£21,000
Medium Pay:£35,000
High Pay:£50,700
Sample Size:17
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Average Counsellor Salaries by Region
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£18k
Midlands
£36k
East Anglia
£33k
London
£54k
Home Counties
£28k
South East
£27k
North West
£40k
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