Diocese of Portsmouth

    Director of All Saints’ Counselling Service (part-time/voluntary)

    All Saints Church Centre, Commercial Road, Portsmouth PO1 4BT
    07464 477994 (answerphone)
    13 Jan 2023, noon

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    We are looking for a new Director with a passion for the ethos and mission of the service, and the vision and wisdom to lead us through the next phase in our development in a rapidly changing world. After a period of shared leadership, we have reached a pivotal moment for the organisation as we look to shape our future strategy and grow our impact in this time of increasing need. The Director would work on a voluntary basis alongside the counsellors with expenses paid.

    Role responsibilities

    • Provide leadership and direction
    • Lead on strategy and planning: One of the first responsibilities will be to lead a review of the current service with the team and to develop the vision and strategy for the next few years.
    • Provide general direction and guidance for on-going work in collaboration with the Referrals Co-ordinator.
    • Have clinical oversight of the counsellors.
    • Direct and guide our bi-monthly team meetings.
    • Attend monthly supervisors’ meeting as part of governance.
    • Provide pastoral care of the team in collaboration with the chaplain to the service.

    It is envisaged that the working hours would be approximately 50 days per year.

    This appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

    For more information or to have a conversation about the role, email.

    To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter here.

    • Closing date: 13 January 2023.

    All Saints Church (City)

    All Saints Church, 334 Commercial Road, PO1 4BT

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