Head of Relationship Counselling

We are recruiting a new Head of Relationship Counselling to lead, develop and expand our in-person and webcam counselling service.

Basic details

Salary: £45,000 p.a. (pro rata £36,000 p.a.)
Contract / Hours: Permanent / 28 hours per week, with flexibility on days worked. There is scope for this role to become full-time (35 hours pw) in the future, subject to funding.
Location: Home based with national travel and including some evening and weekend work

About You

The successful candidate will be an experienced couples’ or family counsellor, with substantial supervisory experience. Crucially, we need someone who will have the ability to develop, support, motivate and inspire our dedicated and largely volunteer expert workforce. A strong team player, with a collaborative approach, and able to lead through influence, credibility, and expertise. Sharing our vision, mission, ethos, and values, you will also have a passion for excellence in the delivery of services and an appreciation of the value of working with trained volunteers.

About Marriage Care

Marriage Care specialises in helping couples build and sustain strong, fulfilling, healthy relationships, and in providing support in times of relationship difficulty. Because healthy relationships make for better lives, more stable families, and a stronger society.

We are the largest faith-based provider of relationship support services across England, Wales, and Gibraltar, with 500 talented volunteers, 100 counselling locations and a nationwide network of centres, supported by a small team of paid staff. We provide marriage and relationship information, education, and counselling support to thousands of people each year and have been doing so for 75 years!

For more information on this role and how to apply, please access all the available downloads below. For a confidential discussion please contact Mark Molden, Chief Executive on 07791 400 028 or mark@marriagecare.org.uk.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 14th February 2022
Stage 1 interviews via Zoom: during week commencing 28th February 2022
Stage 2 interviews in-person (Nottingham): during week commencing 7th March 2022

Available downloads