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Volunteer Counsellor Positions

Fingal Counselling Service  are now offering volunteering opportunities to counsellors who have already completed their 100 training hours and are working towards accreditation. We invite applications from pre accredited IACP members to join our centre in Swords

Working towards accreditation?

We offer day, evening and Saturday appointments to our clients and 3-4 hour slots will be allocated to successful candidates.  There will be a 6 month probationary period and successful candidates will be offered a further 12 months counselling work.

  Fingal Counselling Service will be offering the following benefits; 

  • Supervision for Fingal Counselling Service client work
  • CPD training, induction and peer support
  • Professional insurance
  • Clients will be allocated from our managed waiting list.
  • Counselling rooms and administration support

If you are interested in applying please send;

  • A cover letter outlining your qualifications
  • A current CV
  • The contact details of a referee who can vouch for your work to date

Please post your application to

Denise McDermott

Fingal Counselling Service,

BASE Resource Centre,

Brackenstown Road,

Swords,

Co. Dublin

 The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 8th November 2019

Interviews will take place here in Fingal Counselling Service on Saturday, 23rd November 2019

The induction and training with take place on Saturday 4th January 2020

 Please contact the office on 8902596 with any queries you may have.

New Counsellors Join Fingal Counselling Service

Fingal Counselling Service management are delighted to announce that a new group of counsellors will begin working with the service in January 2019. The induction training for the new counsellors took place on Nov 24th 2018. It was a very successful day and we look forward to working with our colleagues.

Below is a photo of some of the new group

From left to right

Ann Marie Kelly, Miriam Lewis, Breda Brady, Garry Plunkett, Dermot McDonald, Noel Dowling

(missing from the line-up, Tracey McGee, Aoife Doyle, Nikki Hennessy and Olive Talbot)

 

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Fingal Counselling Service: Recruiting Volunteer Counsellors

Working towards accreditation?

Fingal Counselling Service are now offering volunteering opportunities to counsellors who have already completed their 100 training hours and are working towards accreditation. We invite applications from pre accredited IACP members to join our centre in Swords

Volunteers must be available to work evenings and Saturdays for a minimum of 3 hours per week.  There will be a 6 month probationary period and successful candidates will be offered a further 12 months counselling work.

Fingal Counselling Service will be offering the following benefits;

  • Supervision for Fingal Counselling Service client work
  • CPD training, induction and peer support
  • Professional insurance
  • Clients will be allocated from our managed waiting list.
  • Counselling rooms and administration support

If you are interested in applying please send;

  • A cover letter outlining your qualifications
  • A current CV
  • The contact details of a referee who can vouch for your work to date

Please post your application to

Denise McDermott

Fingal Counselling Service,

BASE Resource Centre,

Brackenstown Road,

Swords,

Co. Dublin

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 21st September 2018
Interviews will take place here in Fingal Counselling Service on Saturday, 13th October 2018

The induction and training weekend with take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November 2018

Please contact the office on 8902596 with any queries you may have.

Fundraising Event

We had a fund raising event on Saturday 21st April to raise much needed funds. A pop up shop full of pre loved occasion wear. The event was a great success, supported by the generous and very stylish ladies of Fingal.

A big thank you to all who contributed to the event.

Here are some photos taken on the day

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Fundraising Fashion Event

Swellelegant – Pop Up Fashion Shop 

We are holding a fundraising event in aid of Fingal Counselling Service.

Do you have a special occasion coming up or simply enjoy shopping for a bargain?

Why not come along to our pop up shop where we have a fantastic range of pre loved clothing including hats, shoes and accessories for sale at amazing prices

Date:       Saturday 21st April 2018 from 2 pm to 6 pm

Venue:     BASE Resource Centre, Brackenstown, Swords

Christmas & New Year

Fingal Counselling Service will close on Friday 23rd December 2017  and re-open on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

If, during this period, you experience difficulties and you wish to speak to someone please contact

The Samaritans on 116 123 (this number is free to call)

or visit their website

http://www.samaritans.org

Thought for the day

Your spiritual guidance for the day 

Give me kind Heaven,

A private station,

A mind serene for contemplation,

Title and profit I resign;

The post of honour shall be be mine.