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Deputy Manager
community counselling (north yorkshire) limited

Job Description

An exciting developmental opportunity for a candidate with a strong counselling background to give a lead to a third-sector counselling service whilst the Chief Officer undertakes another role within the charity.

The Deputy Manager will work as part of a small team, comprising the Finance Manager, the Designated Safeguarding Officer, and the Chief Officer, ensuring the smooth running of daily operations, maintaining high standards of service delivery, and supporting the team of counsellors and administrative staff.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Ensure the day-to-day management of the counselling service 

  • Monitor service delivery to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and best practices, and implement and maintain quality assurance measures as required 

  • Help guide CCL in a time of change, as it meets the challenges of legal, social and administrative developments and changes 

  • Conduct regular performance reviews and provide feedback 


  • Diploma (or equivalent) in Counselling 

  • Accredited Member of BACP (or eligible to apply) or UKCP

  • 2-years post-qualifying experience of face-to-face client work 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills 

  • Ability to communicate effectively 

  • Ability to lead, motivate and support staff/volunteers 


  • Flexible and hybrid working to accommodate other commitments 

  • Supportive and collaborative work environment 

  • Automatic enrolment in company pension after three-months

About Community Counselling [CCL] : CCL is supported by funding grants from The National Lottery, NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board [ICB], the Woodsmith Foundation, and also provides therapeutic support to victims of crime, under a call-off contract with the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

How to apply:

Please complete the application form on our website and return it by 12pm Wednesday, 12th June 2024

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.