Administrative Officers x2 (Counselling Service)

Posted: 12/06/19
Recruiter:Off the Record
Salary:£24,385 pro rata
Location:Sutton, South London

We are looking for 2 experienced part time administrators to join our friendly and committed Sutton and Merton young people’s Counselling services.  

You will have responsibility for the administration of the counselling services including: 

  • responding to young people and professionals 

  • managing the counselling diary 

  • liaising with counsellors and database work. 

  • Providing comprehensive administrative support to the Sutton or Merton service manager and counsellors including developing/maintaining electronic and paper-based administrative systems and procedures to support the work 


You will need to have strong IT skills alongside very good organisational and administrative skills and the ability to manage a busy and demanding workload. Previous administrative experience in a healthcare, education or counselling setting would be an advantage. 

In return we can offer you...  

  • Experience in an outward looking charity with a strong reputation for delivering professional support services to young people in South London coupled with a motivation to develop new and innovative responses to mental health needs. 

  • Training on our systems and processes. 

  • 36 days annual leave (pro rata), staff benefits including pension, childcare vouchers and store discounts. 

This position is a great opportunity to gain experience within a well-regarded award-winning charity that has been helping young people for 25 years. 

About Off the Record  

“Off the Record” Youth Counselling Croydon was founded in 1994 to provide free, independent, confidential, professional counselling for 14 – 25 year olds in the Croydon area.  Since then, the agency has expanded to include further areas of work in Croydon including BME Mental Health Work; a Young Carers Service; and a specialist counselling service for young refugees; as well as offering online and face-to-face counselling within the neighbouring boroughs of Sutton and Merton. 

If this sounds like the job for you, please find further information in the application pack downloadable from our website .  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on  we would love to hear from you. 

Please note, we only accept applications on our official application form, we do not accept CVs/cover letters and therefore your application will not be considered.  Closing date is Wednesday 3rd July at 12 noon.

Closing Date:3rd Jul 2019

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