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Counselling The links below are relevant to Counselling and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website.

  • Job Profiles – Search A-Z of job profiles or view job categories.
  • Job Sectors – Job sector profiles include: Health & Social Care and Charities & Voluntary Work.
  • Graduate Job Search – For job vacancies across a range of areas.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy – For careers, training and job information. Also take a look at the student section.

UK Council for Psychotherapy – For students considering a career as a therapist.

Working as a Counsellor in the NHSNHS careers information on working as a counsellor.

Schools Based Counselling Operating Toolkit – This Toolkit is a joint publication between the Welsh Assembly Government and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Its primary purpose was to provide a resource to build upon the National Strategy for School Based Counselling in Wales.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Counselling on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Jobs Online – View counselling and psychotherapy vacancies. Free service to subscribed BACP members.

The Guardian – Search counselling jobs.

Jobswales – Jobs in Wales.

NHS Jobs – Search jobs within the NHS by category and location.

Community Care Jobs – Search for social care jobs by specialism and location.

Recruit 3 – View jobs in the charity sector in Wales.

Charity Job – View jobs and paid internships within the charity sector UK wide.

Jobs.ac.uk – Research, academic and administrative vacancies in universities, research institutions, commercial and public sector, schools and charities.

National Centre for Social Research – Offers range of opportunities including graduate research positions.

NSPCC – Find out about working for the NSPCC.

Action for Children – View ‘current vacancies’.

Save the Children Jobs – Search for jobs in the UK and Internationally.

Barnardo’s – Find out about jobs at Barnardo’s.

Barnardo’s School-based Counselling Service – Information on counselling service provided by Barnardo’s.

Volunteering

The Place2be – Volunteer Counsellors with The Place2be are trainee or qualified counsellors or therapists who work with children in a safe therapeutic setting within their primary school.

ChildLine Volunteer Counsellor – Volunteering with the NSPCC.

Recruit 3 – View voluntary internships with charities throughout Wales.

Volunteering Wales – Search for volunteering opportunities in Wales by type of opportunity and location.

Community Service Volunteers – CSV – Find out volunteering and jobs at CSV.

Barnardo’s Get Involved – Voluntary opportunities at Barnardo’s.

Homeless Cymru – Volunteering opportunities

Relate – jobs and volunteering.

Save the Children – ‘Get involved’ – Volunteer.

The National Autistic Society – See ‘Get involved’ for volunteering opportunities.

Volunteering Wales – Search ‘volunteering opportunities’ in Wales by type of opportunity and location.

Interlink – Voluntary bureau for the Rhondda Cynon Taff area. Contact them to find out about a range of voluntary opportunities in the local community.

Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (GAVO)GAVO supports volunteer centres in former Gwent area.

Wales Council for Voluntary Action – Volunteering – Find out more about volunteering in Wales.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Counselling employers on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Counselling Directory – A nationwide database of qualified and insured counsellors and psychotherapists. Includes a detailed library of fact-sheets featuring information about the areas of distress in which counselling and psychotherapy may be of use.

Directgov Local Councils Directory – Search for jobs with county councils throughout the UK. Browse the A to Z lists, or search by county, region or country.

NHS Wales Directory – Search for NHS health boards and hospitals in Wales.

AGCAS Industry Insight – Health – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.


AGCAS Industry Insight – Social care – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

AGCAS Industry Insight – Charity and development work – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

AGCAS Video – Journey to Work- Psychology & Social Work

Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – Working in the Charity Sector.

Career Player – Video profiles on Charity and ‘Not for profit’ sector, Health Care & Medical Services, Government/Public Sector, Teaching & Education.

The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.


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