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Children and Young People Counsellor

We are seeking to recruit a counsellor to undertake clinical assessments and counselling interventions (both face to face and telephone) with children and young people aged 12+ to 18 years. This support will be offered in line with the Thrive Model, developed by the Anna Freud Centre and Tavistock.

The successful candidate(s) will be professionally qualified, will hold individual BACP (or equivalent) registration or accreditation (or be working towards accreditation) and will have experience of counselling children/young people/young adults with complex mental health and psychosocial issues and managing client risk and safeguarding issues.  The post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references.

This is a 29 hour per week post for a 12-month contract.  £22,809.16 (pro rata) – £18,374.05 (actual)

CYP Counsellor Advert

CYP Counsellor Job Description & Personal Spec

Application Form CYP

Closing date for applications: Sunday 7th March 2021 at midnight.

Interview date: Wednesday 10th March. 


Become a Trustee 

Here at Rochdale and District Mind, we are seeking to recruit new members to our Board of Trustees with skills which will complement those of existing trustees and who are committed to the aims and objectives of our organisation.

The role of a board member is to set the policy framework and organisational structure which will enable Rochdale and District Mind to deliver high-quality, innovative and user-friendly services for people with mental health issues.

We welcome people for election from all the diverse communities in the area that have an interest in mental health, including those with lived experience of mental health issues. We are particularly interested in recruiting individuals with knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Strategic
  • Planning
  • Campaigning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Change Management
  • Business Management
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Third Sector
  • ICT
  • Systems Management
  • Law and
  • Fundraising

The Board is made up of elected members, including people who use mental health services, voted in at the Annual General Meeting by people who use the services provided by the organisation.


The Board meets bi-monthly and more frequently if necessary to provide an accountability framework for the often complex and demanding work undertaken by this organisation.  Attendance is usually in person at our premises in Rochdale however we can accommodate attendance via Zoom for those who would find it difficult to attend in person.  This can be discussed more fully upon application.


Download our Board of Trustees Application pack below:

Board of Trustees Recruitment Pack

Trustee Application Form


To find out more about the role, please contact our Office Manager, Helen Devine on 01706 752333, or e-mail [email protected] 


Please see the vacancies available with our partner Mind services.


Manchester Mind Mind in Salford

Stockport and District Mind Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind

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