The Derry Well Women Centre is seeking to recruit four sessional Counsellors to join our team. We offer a range of counselling services to women in the north west. These Posts are Funded by the Western Health and Social Care Trust and the Victims and Survivors Service.

About our Counselling Services

Counselling was one of the first services offered by Derry Well Women. It remains key to our commitment to developing programmes by listening to women. Each of our counselling services is compliant with best practice. Find out more about these services here:

About Derry Well Women

Derry Well Women is a not-for-profit centre which offers health and social care services to women of all ages in a welcoming, relaxed, safe and confidential space.

Our approach is holistic – based on meeting our clients’ physical, mental and emotional needs, with the help of our health, well-being and social care experts. And this approach works! We are an award-winning centre of excellence, respected by health professionals and used by over 2,000 women each year.

Our services cover areas as diverse as cancer, mental health, and fitness, to parenting, breastfeeding support, miscarriage and menopause. We deliver our services via clinics, programmes, courses, classes, support groups and counselling and other one-to-one services.

What we need from Counsellor candidates

Essential Criteria for these four posts include:

  • Accredited by BACP / IACP or equivalent
  • 450 Supervised client hours
  • Mental Health First Aid Certificate
  • ASIST Certificate

Desired Criteria:

  • Certificate in Working with Trauma


We are offering an Hourly Rate of £35 per hour on a Fractioned Paid basis i.e. one hour paid to one hour voluntary. In house supervision is provided.

Application Details

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 26th April 2017. Interviews will be held on the week beginning 8th May 2017. You can get an Application form and role description from Derry Well Women, 17 Queen Street, Derry BT48 7EQ Tel: 028 71 360777 or email: