Counselling Placement at Kinergy


If you are interested in working at Kinergy as a volunteer counsellor you can find the criteria needed below. Thank you for your interest




Applying to be a Counselling Volunteer at Kinergy



People appointed to volunteer at Kinergy should be able to meet, or have the potential to meet, the following criteria:-



Undertaking training for a BACP / UKCP accredited Diploma or MSc in Counselling or equivalent.  Or to have already qualified.


To have a minimum of one year’s counselling experience (outside of the training setting).  Or to have a minimum of two years’ experience working with clients face to face, within a field such as mental health, domestic violence, substance misuse etc. 


To have some understanding of the issues related to rape and childhood sexual abuse.


To be available to commit to working as a Counselling Volunteer for a period of a minimum of one year post induction.


To make a commitment to deliver a maximum of 3 one to one, one hour counselling sessions per week.


To attend regular monthly group Supervision of 1.5 hours and monthly individual supervision of one hour. 


To attend training sessions / workshops arranged through Kinergy on an occasional basis.   


Be in therapy or have completed at least a year of personal therap and be willing to return to therapy or counselling if it is thought necessary by the counselling supervisor.  


To be able to demonstrate a commitment to Equal Opportunities. 


Application form
Application for volunteer counsellors
Microsoft Word document [41.7 KB]
Kinergy Leaflet
Kinergy web leaflet.jpg
JPG image [1.2 MB]

Address details:


Mary Carpenter House

Kingswood Foundation Estate,



BS 15 8DB


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Contact details:


0117 908 7712




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