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Job Description

Are you a Counsellor seeking a Hybrid Challenge? Do you have previous experience working with Mental Health issues?

Service Care Solutions are working with Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust to recruit an experienced Counsellor. The successful candidate will delivery Family Based Treatment for patients suffering with Mental Health issues such as Anorexia, Nervosa and Bulimia. The contract will last for a minimum period of 12-weeks with the likelihood of extension. Part-time hours will also be considered.

Job Purpose: Band 6 Counsellor
Pay Rate: £23.00 LTD p/h + £250 Sign-Up Bonus
Location: Springs Court Kings Park Hospital (Hybrid Working available)
Hours: Monday to Friday | 37.5 Hours | Part-Time Available

Key Responsibilities:

  • To deliver therapeutic interventions to patients, undertaking professional initial assessments, ongoing and one-off counselling.
  • To develop alternatives to one-to-one therapeutic work i.e., group work.
  • Manage your own caseload, assessing patient risk and provide information, advice, guidance, and support as part of the single point of access function.
  • Be a positive part of the MDT, attending weekly meetings and liaising with outside agencies.
  • To maintain confidential case notes and records in a timely manner ensuring that they are stored securely using the specified case management systems.
  • To develop links to other agencies and services and have a good understanding of local services for signposting and onward referrals.
  • To positively manage risk and recognise and pro-actively respond to safeguarding issues.


  • Counselling Qualification
  • BACP Accreditation
  • Previous IAPT/NHS experience


  • Four weekly payroll runs
  • £250 training allowance
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Exceptional referral bonuses
  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available
  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
  • DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.
  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.
  • £750 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750!

To Apply:
Please send your up-to-date CV to