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Jobs & Volunteering

Off The Record is a lively and friendly place to work. We’re on the frontline of mental health services in Croydon and Sutton. If you choose to work with us; you’ll be joining a team that is at the heart of providing a dynamic local service for young people.

Paid Opportunities

We are currently recruiting for two roles within our specialist young refugee and asylum seeker counselling service (Compass):

Counsellor - Compass Young Refugee Service (14 Hours P.W.)

  • 14 hours p.w. based in our Croydon office

  • Salary pro rata of £27,799 p.a. inclusive of Outer London Weighting

Offering short-term individual counselling, using interpreters where necessary, to young refugees, asylum seekers and forced migrants at Off the Record’s main building and in secondary schools/colleges.

You need to hold a counselling Diploma (or equivalent) and have a minimum of 250 hours clinical experience with at least some experience of counselling young people including counselling refugees/asylum seekers or having worked with trauma.

Clinical Supervisor - Compass Young Refugee Service

  • Approx. 3 hours p.w. working from our Croydon Office

  • Sessional Payment Rate £55.00 per hour

Offering individual and group supervision to our team of specialist refugee counsellors.

You need to hold a Clinical Supervision qualification and have experience offering clinical supervision to counsellors working with young people including some experience of working with/supervising work with young refugees or trauma work.

Download the application pack by clicking here

Closing date for both posts is Midday on Monday 3rd July 2017.

Volunteering Opportunities

Learning Support Club Assistant

The Volunteer Learning Support Club Assistant role provides much needed support to the project's Education Worker during the Homework Club for young carers. This club is more than a homework club, as this is a time for young carers to not only do their homework with assistance in areas in which they are not confident, but allows them to obtain skills in research and all areas of their education curriculum. The Learning Support Club Assistant should aim to help the young people attending the club to improve their educational outcomes and should work with the Education Worker to achieve this for all young carers attending the club.

Respite opportunities are also very important and we organise age appropriate activities for young carers during term time and in the holidays. 

Call us

Croydon Service 020 8251 0251

Office Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 10.00am - 6.00pm

Merton & Sutton Service 020 8680 8899

Office Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2.00pm - 7.00pm

Young Carers Service 020 8649 9339

Select option 2. Office Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 10.00am - 6.00pm

Email us

Sutton Service info@jumpstartsutton.org