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This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and caring team providing face to face counselling and art therapy to adults, children and young people experiencing the after effects of sexual abuse.  Our therapists are well supported by experienced line managers, administrators and Designated Safeguarding Leads.

  • Job Role:  Adult & Child sessional Counsellors or Art Therapists
  • Reporting To: A Designated Clinical Assessment and Services Manager
  • Attendance: Between 5 to 15 counselling sessions per week, subject to demand, up to 5 sessions per day.  Work will be within office hours, is flexible and can be mutually agreed.
  • Case Load: You will have a caseload of between 5 – 15, sessions per week subject to demand, up to 5 sessions per day
  • Location:  At counselling rooms in Rugby and Nuneaton by mutual agreement. Client appointments will be grouped together to avoid excess travel, for example you may work in Nuneaton or Rugby.  Some telephone counselling may also be required.
  • Remuneration:  £40 per session plus £30 per month contribution to Clinical Supervision.  Invitations to free CPD events throughout the year. Travel expenses at 50p per mile.  This post is on a self-employed basis and subject to continuation of funding and demand for the service.         
  • The closing date for applications is Friday 17th May 2024 at 5pm

The successful candidate will hold an appropriate counselling or arts therapy qualification and be able to work with adults and children.  We welcome candidates with online/telephone counselling qualification and/or experience.  Successful applicants will be required to attend our externally accredited training programme ‘Working with Survivors of Sexual Abuse’.

Candidates will work to high ethical and professional standards that align with BACP best practice guidelines.  They will maintain the standards and reputation of the charity and deliver the outcomes outlined by our funders.


Suitably qualified individuals interested in the role should contact the Safeline Office for a full Job Specification and application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Head of Clinical Services.

We invite suitably qualified counsellors and arts therapists to contact us for further information about this role via email or 01926 402498 and we would be happy to talk to you.


Safeline is committed to the safeguarding of children and adults at risk and adopts strict measures to ensure the safety of its clients. Safeline expects all staff to work within its safeguarding policies and procedures. All staff undertake enhanced DBS checks

Safeline is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and encourages applications from all genders, ethnicities and cultures.

To apply for this role please download the Job Description and application form on the links below. CVs will not be accepted. General enquiries about the role can be made by calling 01926 402498.

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th March

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