Current Vacancies

Volunteer Counsellors

Role Title: Volunteer Counsellor

Office Location: SWEDA head office, Shepton Mallet

Hours: Between 1 & 3 hours per week

Out of pocket expenses: We pay for mileage to our offices in Shepton – (up to 32 miles per round trip journey)

We are looking to add to our team of Volunteer Counsellors. This role requires a Trainee Counsellor working to level 4 of a counselling diploma, or a fully qualified Counsellor.  You will be working in a one to one environment offering counselling to our clients who either have an eating disorder or who are caring for someone with an eating disorder.  It is essential to have a willingness to embrace and develop a broad range of counselling models.

We ask you to: 

We will provide you with:

Please note in the near future we are looking to expand our counselling offer to children and are keen to recruit Counsellors who have experience of working with children and who have or who are willing to work towards obtaining the working with children module.  However please do not let this detract you from applying, as we also need Counsellors who can support adults.





Volunteer Counsellor Application Form

Volunteer Counsellor Application Pack

“I can’t emphasise enough what a massive part SWEDA have played in my journey to finding myself again. They are an incredible charity and are brilliant at their job. Over the past two years I have really started to understand myself and I have addressed issues that I had hid away in the past and with my counsellor’s amazing listening, non-judgmental and supportive skills I have been able to take back control of myself and rationally look at my emotions in day to day life."

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