Opportunities at The Lowdown

LGBTQ+ Youth Leader – Towcester

Purpose of Role:

We are setting up an Out There group in Towcester to support 11-18 year olds who are identify as LGBTQ+ or have questions about their identity. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to be a Youth Worker every Tuesday evening (term time only) for 1 ½ hours and you will be paid for a further ½ an hour for administration and the organisation of activities.

Contract: Sessional

Hours: 2 hours per week term time only on Tuesdays 6.15pm-8.15pm (plus some special events and training). Start date 16th April 2024

Location:  Mind Building Towcester

Closing Date: Thursday 29th February 2024

To Apply: Completed Application Form, Equal Opportunities Form and covering letter to lgbtqsupport@thelowdownnorthampton.co.uk

For full information see Job Description below.

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Are you a Level 4 Advanced Diploma or MSc Counselling student who can work with our full age range of 11-25 year olds? Are you looking for a counselling placement opportunity offering discounted group supervision?

The Lowdown provide a blended counselling service (remote & face-to-face) for 11-25 year olds.

Please submit the following to: rachelwelsh@thelowdownnorthampton.co.uk

  • COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM – download below
  • 10 MINUTE RECORDING – preferably a video role-play with the applicant as a counsellor in session with a ‘client’ acted by a volunteer. Applicant will demonstrate: brief contracting, counselling skills and appropriately closing a session
  • A SHORT, WRITTEN REFLECTIVE STATEMENT UPON THE ROLE-PLAY (between 250-500 words)

You will need a ‘Fit to Practise’ certificate (for remote and face-to-face practice) from your training provider and an enhanced DBS check for both young people and adults. This can be applied for through The Lowdown if needed.

Placement Opportunity

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