Job Opportunity – home-based Administrator at Wellington Counselling CIC (application deadline: 5pm on Weds 21 April 2021)

The following job opportunity at Wellington Counselling CIC has unexpectedly become available again. Previous applicants may reapply. Please forward details to anyone in your contact network who may be interested in finding out more or applying.

The job advertisement reads:


“Administrator – Wellington Counselling CIC

Wellington Counselling is looking for a part-time self- employed, self-motivated individual  to provide administrative support to the daily operation of this local and well respected counselling service.

o Start date: early May 2021.
o Working base: from home.
o Area covered: Wellington, Somerset and surrounding area.
o Contract type: fixed-term for 12 months.
o Salary: £10-12.00 per hour depending on experience.
o Contracted hours: maximum 12 per week.
o Working days and hours: flexible, occasional evenings and/or weekends may be needed
o Checks needed: the role requires an enhanced DBS check to be conducted and 2 satisfactory references.

o Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 21st April 2021.
o Interview date: Wednesday 28th April.
o Reference ID: Wellington Counselling Administrator.

About Wellington Counselling CIC

Wellington Counselling is a not for profit Community Interest Company that offers free and/or affordable adult, family and child therapeutic services to the community supported by paid for counselling and therapeutic services for those who can afford it. It is an independent service provided for by local free-lance counsellors who care about nurturing the well-being of adults, children and families. Wellington Counselling values equality, high professional standards, community engagement and compassion.

About the role

Wellington Counselling has grown as a business over the last three years. This role is to support the Managing Director with day to day tasks such as co-ordinating the referral system, financial inputting and managing invoices, and maintaining and collating data to provide information on how the service is being used. It also involves being able to respond to enquires in a positive, sensitive and consistent manner or referring them to the appropriate person.

About you

Experience of:

  • Working in a in a multi-skilled and varied role
  • Knowledge of a range of administrative procedures
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Working in a confidential environment
  • Working with and supporting the work of management and freelance counsellors
  • Dealing with staff, volunteers, external contractors and the general public
  • Using databases and systems for data collection, collation, maintenance, interpretation and reporting
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good communication and interpersonal, organisational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Dealing with enquiries with a variety of stakeholders
  • Note taking and producing quality documents including taking minutes at Board meetings
  • Good IT skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel internet, databases and reporting systems)
  • Knowledge of the requirements of GDPR and apply them
  • Support with social media input using facebook, Twitter and other public facing platforms
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good standard of education with as a minimum equivalent of 5 GCSEs A-C, preferably including English and Maths
  • NVQ Business Administration 1+

Key Qualities

It is important that you are aligned with our values and vision to help vulnerable people in our community, and at the same time recognise that being confident and  competent in your role will help us achieve this. An understanding of counselling or allied health profession and services would ideal but not essential.

If you are interested in this post would like to know more, please contact Rhonda or submit your letter of application to the same email address.”