Placements

STUDENT PLACEMENT RECRUITMENT CLOSED UNTIL JANUARY 2023.

Our recruitment process for student placements is currently on hold until January 2023. Any applications sent during this time will not be processed. If you are interested, please check this page in January for more info.

NOTE: the lowdown is not currently providing Level 2 and Level 3 Certificates in Counselling Skills. Any enquires for these courses will not be replied to. Thank you for your understanding.

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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