Current Vacancies

Relationship/Couple Counsellor Vacancies

Relate Birmingham is recruiting qualified, experienced relationship and couple counsellors to join our team to help us meet high demand for our services in the Birmingham area.

£23,682 -£25,834 pro rata depending on qualifications and experience.

Posts:  A number of posts are available:

  • 13.75 hrs per/week – over 2 evenings (or 1 evening & Saturday am) plus daytime hours.
  • 17.5 hrs per week – over 2 late afternoon/evenings and one full day.
  • 23 hrs per week – over 2 late afternoon/evenings and two full days.

Based at either our Birmingham city centre or South Birmingham centre, you’ll provide counselling to a diverse range of self-referring, individuals or couples experiencing relationship issues and there is also the opportunity to work on contracts and projects.   Counselling is mainly face to face or can also be via webcam or telephone. Supervision, group supervision and training is provided, plus opportunities for development.

You may have previously worked with Relate or have equivalent training which meets Relate’s APEL requirements (link below).

Alternatively, you will be a qualified counsellor with relevant relationship or relational training gained through your qualifications or via CPD or work experience, e.g. systemic, psychodynamic or TA practice, attachment focussed work or parenting work. With solid experience of working with couples (min. 120 hours) you’ll be willing to complete any further training to meet Relate requirements.

 Job Description & Person Spec:  Counsellor (Relationships) JD and PS June 2019

Relate’s APEL information:

 To Apply:

Submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience of working with couples and stating which role/s hours you are applying for to Lisa Hale, Service Manager at

For more information contact Lisa Hale, Service Manager on 0121 643 1638 or email     For more information about Relate go to  or visit for APEL requirements.

A DBS check will be required for all posts.