Pastoral Care Centre Dundalk: Pre-accredited Counsellors / Psychotherapists

Pre-accredited Counsellors / Psychotherapists

Applications are invited from pre-accredited counsellors/psychotherapists for volunteer positions in the Pastoral Care Centre Dundalk, Co. Louth.

Our services include a community counselling service, offering face-to-face sessions, while applying precautions necessary to comply with public health advice during COVID-19.
The centre has very large rooms which facilitate social distancing during face-to-face counselling.
Our mission in the Pastoral Care Centre is to support all ages in the community maintaining positive mental health by providing effective and accessible counselling and psychotherapy services. Our counselling service will support those who have suffered a bereavement or loss which includes those whose lives have been affected by COVID-19, job losses, separation, and isolation.

We are seeking pre-accredited counsellors/psychotherapists for volunteer positions. The service will run one morning per week and two evenings. Counsellors are asked to offer a minimum of 2 hours per week.

Please send your curriculum vitae and a cover letter by email to:

You will be asked to provide documentary evidence of the following:

  1. Copy of accredited course currently completing.
  2. Adequate professional indemnity insurance.
  3. Appropriate supervision in place – name and contact details of supervisor.
  4. Membership of counselling/psychotherapy association e.g. IACP, IAHIP, APCP etc.

Group in-house supervision is provided monthly and it is a requirement that all counsellors working with clients in the Pastoral Care Centre attend group supervision.
Garda vetting is also a requirement.

Closing date: Thursday, January 28th at 1pm

All documentation received by the Pastoral Care Centre will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Acts and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2018)

Further information available from:
Peter Rooney
Coordinator Mental Health Programme
Pastoral Care Centre
042 - 9336393

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
21st Dec, 2020
Co Louth
Expiry Date
28th Jan, 2021