The Big House (Ireland) is seeking a Counsellor to provide counselling for young people as part of The Listening Space, a professional counselling service provided by Christians to young people of secondary school age (11-18 years), regardless of their faith or background.

We are looking for a counsellor who is qualified to at least Diploma level with two or more years of post-qualification experience, including experience of counselling young people. They will be providing up to 8 counselling sessions per week in the North Coast area, extending to Ballymena and potentially Belfast. This paid post is initially for 12 hours per week on a one-year contract, with a view to increasing these subject to sufficient funding.

As part of our small staff team, we are looking for someone who shares our passion for following Jesus, helping young people and serving the Church. You will also need to work well on your own, managing your own caseload. The Big House will provide clinical supervision and assistance with CPD opportunities.

For further details and an application pack please write to The Big House, 12-14 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6AY, email or phone us on 028 9066 4300 (you may need to leave a message). Any job offer will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure background check through AccessNI.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 3 pm on the 14th November, 2019.

The Big House is a non-denominational Christian charity based in Northern Ireland. Our purpose is to help young people experience God’s love as they encounter Jesus and are cared for by the church, especially when life is difficult. You can find out more about us at