Looking to use your skills to support young people? Please check this page for any vacancies within The Young People’s Counselling Service.

Qualified Child and Adolescent Counsellor (Full or Part Time)
Play Therapist (Full or Part Time)
Art Therapist (Full or Part Time

The Child and Adolescent Counsellor will provide professional counselling to children and adolescents experiencing a wide range of emotional problems. The counsellor will work with other parties involved in the young person’s well-being by providing support, guidance and advice. The counsellor will also contribute to YPCS’s endeavour to offer the highest quality of care by maintaining excellent levels of service that ensure safeguarding and the welfare of young people is at the forefront at all times.


What we are seeking from you:

  • Degree or Masters level in Counselling or Psychotherapy, or Post Graduate Diploma (degree in other subject). (Level 4/5
    will be considered if the candidate has significant experience and child related training undertaken).
  • BACP membership (registered). UKCP or ACP registration (NCS).
  • Specific therapeutic training (CPD) or qualification in working with children and young people.
  • Minimum of 1 year post qualification experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with children and young people.

Locations: Wisbech, Yaxley and Peterborough

Hours: Various hours per week at each location (days/afternoon/one early evening until 6:30pm may be required).
Additional hours may be available.

This role can be on an employed or contractor (associate therapist) basis.

Please contact Michelle Lay for further information and to apply.

Young People’s Counselling Service
Annabelle Davis Centre
School Bungalow
Peterborough PE7 3JD

Phone: 01733 903288

Registered Charity No. 1190555