Jobs at North Staffs Mind

Counsellor (Healthy Minds Stoke-on-Trent Service)

2 posts 1 x 37 hours per week , 1 x 18.5 hours per week

£22,357– £24,607 (pro rata) depending on experience.

The Healthy Minds Service in Stoke on Trent is part of the Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme introduced by Government to allow more people to receive psychological therapies earlier in the development of mental health issues. By offering timely interventions at the lowest level necessary to help the individual, it aims to reduce the demand on higher intensity secondary mental health services. Referrals to Healthy Minds can be by G.Ps, other agencies or by self referral.

It is delivered by a consortium comprising of North Staffs Combined Healthcare, Changes Health and Wellbeing and North Staffs Mind.

It is important that applicants understand that this post requires compliance with IAPT data recording and logging of information onto the IAPTUS computer system.

Good administrative skills are required as well as a high level of counselling experience and competence. BACP accreditation, or evidence of working towards this, will be required.

Job Description

Making an application

Application form part 1

Application form part 2

Both parts 1 and 2 of the application form must be submitted for an application to be submitted.

Please note CV applications will not be accepted.

Completed applications can be returned by:



FAO The Office Manager, North Staffs Mind, 83 Marsh Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. ST1 5HN

Closing date 12 noon Friday 22nd July 2016


Volunteer Counsellors – Younger Mind

Younger Mind is looking to recruit qualified counselling volunteers to work in various projects working with children and young people, with excellent opportunities for future paid employment, subject to availability.

Please e-mail to initially register your interest, and a member of the Younger Mind team will contact you to discuss the volunteer counsellor role in more detail.