Purple House Cancer Support Centre: Pre-accredited / Accredited Counsellors / Psychotherapists

Applications are invited from pre-accredited & accredited counsellors/psychotherapists for volunteer positions in Purple House Cancer Support Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

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 Purple House Cancer Support Centre is to support people of all ages who are living with Cancer or who have been affected by a Cancer diagnosis by providing effective and accessible counselling and psychotherapy services.

Our counselling service supports those who are recently diagnosed, are living with Cancer, are post Cancer or 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 operates Monday to Saturday daytime and 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: info@purplehouse.ie

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 Purple House attend group supervision.

Garda vetting is also a requirement.

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

Further information available from:
Conor O’Leary
Purple House Cancer Support Centre
2 Duncairn Tce, Quinsborough Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
4th Feb, 2021
Bray, Co Wicklow
Expiry Date
4th Apr, 2021