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Volunteer - Perinatal Counselling Service

Job Reference: 360-V-6696

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Voluntary Services
Hemel Hempstead, Hemel Hempstead

Do you need a counselling placement for your course?


Do you want experience volunteering in a


Perinatal Counselling Service in the NHS?


One year voluntary counselling placement available to volunteer with outpatients in the Perinatal Counselling Service for West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust


    • Gain experience in short-term and longer-term volunteering


    • Fortnightly supervision provided by qualified and experienced specialist integrative psychotherapist


Must be able to volunteer in Hemel Hempstead


Able to commit to 3½ hours per week, plus fortnightly supervision


Must have completed or be working towards a diploma or degree course in counselling, psychotherapy or counselling/clinical psychology


Must have experience of a previous placement




Please note: This is a UNPAID Voluntary Role. This post does not offer a visa sponsorship.







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West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a core catchment population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. Overall, the population served by the Trust is relatively affluent, but there are some areas of deprivation.

The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4,000 people the Trust is one of the biggest employers in the area and sees nearly a million patients each year.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities, if you need help please ask.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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