Current Vacancies

Young People’s Counsellors 

£23,682 – £24,538 pa pro rata

3 posts x 13.25 hours per week (over 2 – 3 days)

We are looking for qualified counsellors with relevant experience to join our team delivering counselling and therapeutic support to young people aged 7-18 who are experiencing the effects of family change, conflict, bereavement and bullying.  The age of the client group will be dependent on your qualifications, training and experience.

You will be based in one of our centres in Birmingham, Wolverhampton or Solihull or potentially in a school or community venue.   The roles are for 13.25 hours per week (over 2 or 3 days) and this includes up to 10 client hours or group work, plus time for admin, monitoring, reporting, liaison and supervision etc. We will also consider job share/splitting the posts.

Working times will include some after school and early evening appointments or Saturday morning.  These will be agreed with the Service Manager and there is some flexibility.

YP Counsellor JD and PS Feb 2019

How To Apply:

Send your CV with a covering letter outlining your qualification and relevant experience to:

Please call 0121 643 1638 if you have any queries.

These posts are funded by Children in Need

Closing date 5 April 2019

Business Support & Finance Officer 

Salary £23,500 pa
37 hours per week (full time)

We have a new opportunity for a Business Support and Finance Officer to join our growing team at Relate Birmingham.  We are a charity dedicated to helping people build better relationships and improve their wellbeing by providing a range of services including counselling, education, training and mediation.  We operate across the West Midlands and South Staffordshire.

In this role you’ll provide business support and HR administration to the organisation and be responsible for day to day financial administration and accounts.  You’ll work closely with the Chief Executive and Accountant and liaise with managers, admin team, staff, clients, external customers and suppliers, partners and funders.    This post is a central role in the efficient running of our organisation and services and will also support us implement our plans to increase our use of online systems and locations.

You’ll be well-organised, with excellent IT and communication skills and you’ll enjoy having a varied role.  Ideally you’ll have previous experience of the spectrum of business, hr and financial administration in a small to medium sized organisation and AAT Level 2.  You’ll be comfortable working independently and also in a busy small team environment.

Based at our Birmingham, the post is 37 hours per week and annual leave will need to be arranged to accommodate payroll and other key deadlines.

What you will get in return: 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, increasing with length of service, up to 5% matched pension contribution and a commitment to your training and development.

JD – Business Support & FInance Officer March 2019

How To Apply:

Send your CV with a covering letter outlining your skills and experience and how you meet the person specification to:

Please call 0121 643 1638 if you have any queries.

Closing Date: Thursday 28 March 2019

A DBS check will be required for this post.

Macmillan Service Manager

37 hours
Salary – £28,750 pa
Fixed term initially to 31 March 2020, but with possibility of extension.

Relate Birmingham is a local charity and lead provider of relationship support in our area.  In partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, we deliver a well established project providing our services to people living with with and beyond cancer to help them improve their relationships and achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes.

We are now recruiting a Macmillan Service Manager.  In this varied role you will be responsible for managing, marketing and developing the Macmillan Service, ensuring delivery targets and client needs are met and liaising with the independent researcher.   You will work closely with the area Service Managers to co-ordinate counselling delivery and be the lead on the delivery of training services.

In this final year of current funding, you will build on the project’s success and focus on developing new partnerships and income streams to ensure the service’s longer term sustainability, supported by the Chief Executive.

The successful applicant will have experience of service delivery and strong project management and people skills.   With excellent communication skills, you will build effective networks and relationships with a diverse range of organisations, external agencies and partners and have experience of generating income or business/service development.  You will also have staff management experience and be able to co-ordinate a small team.

The post requires flexibility with some evening or weekend work to meet the needs of the service and attending external meetings, which will necessitate some travelling.

This is a Macmillan branded post. As a valued Macmillan Professional you will benefit from the support and opportunities offered by the Macmillan community so that you can provide the best treatment and care for people affected by cancer. For more information go to the Macmillan website at:

Application pack:
Macmillan Service Manager Job Advert March 2019
Email letter to applicants Macmillan Service Manager
JD – Macmillan Service Manager JD & PS Feb 19
Evaluation of the Relate Macmillan Counselling Service – Summary only
Relate application form
Relate Macmillan leaflet updated 18

Send your completed application to:

Closing date for applications: 5.00pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019
Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 16 April 2019

Relationship/Couple Counsellors & Family Counsellor Vacancies

Relate Birmingham is recruiting qualified, experienced relationship/couple or family counsellors to join our team and help us meet high demand for our services in the area. You may have previously worked with Relate or have equivalent training which meets Relate’s APEL requirements. A copy of this is available on our website.

As well as providing counselling to a diverse range of self-referring clients experiencing relationship or family issues, there is also the opportunity to work on contracts and projects, such as the Relate Macmillan service. As part of the role you’ll receive 1:1 and group supervision, CPD support and full professional indemnity cover. The following hours are available and it is possible to combine hours at different centres:

Birmingham – Friday morning, Saturday morning and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening.
Oldbury – Tuesday evening
Walsall – Wednesday evening.
Wolverhampton – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday day, evening and Saturday morning.
Dudley – Tuesday and Thursday evening and Saturday morning.
Lichfield – Evening hours available Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Salary: £23,500 -£25,000 pro-rata. Permanent/sessional/self-employed considered.
Hours: 6-16 hours per week. At least 6 hours, preferably over two evening hours per week is required (or an evening and Saturday morning) although some daytime hours are also available.
To apply: Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience of counselling couples or families and the centres and hours you would be interested in to Lisa Hale Service Manager by email or call 0121 643 1638 for further details

Deadline: 28th March 2019
Job Type: Part-time