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Volunteer Clinical Supervisor [Volunteer]

Been There


Posted over 30 days ago...

We are looking for trained Clinical Supervisors who have been practising for over 3 years to lead supervision sessions with our volunteer Mentors. We hold these bi-weekly in groups of 3-4 over lunchtime or evenings online.


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Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1AA

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

All Been There Mentors who work with our Mentees have monthly group supervision. Usually there are four volunteers in a group. Supervision can take place in person or on zoom. Commit to supervising a minimum of two groups per month (approx 5 hours in total).   Key Responsibilities:

To safeguard the wellbeing of the Mentors and ensure that their needs are being addressed. To ensure the quality of Mentor support work with Mentees To ensure that Mentors are supported and developed, are participating in continued training and are not left to carry difficulties and problems alone. To provide regular opportunities for Mentors working with clients to reflect upon both the content and process of their work. To develop personal awareness, skills and knowledge relevant to the Mentor’s role within Been There To provide a source of general communication, updates and concerns. To enable the Mentor to receive information and another’s perspective concerning their work.

To identify development needs and opportunities.  

Insurance costs are covered and the role is fully remote so will not incur any expenses.

What are we looking for?

We’d love to hear from you if you’re passionate about improving the mental health of our Mentees and your qualifications and experience fit the criteria below.   Qualifications and experience:   Essential:

Qualified Psychologist or therapist Qualification in supervision at level 6 Current or recent experience (within 2 years) as a supervisor  Have your own experience of being supervised


Have experience of supporting clients who have been through body image, eating distress or Body Dysmorphia

    BeenThere is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. We are particularly interested in attracting applications from applicants from diverse groups.

What difference will you make?

The impact you can have is huge, as we are such a small charity we rely on the good will of volunteers to support our work. Our Mentors are unicorns! Rare and very special and we want to look after them as much as we can.  Having a confidential setting where they feel safe, supported and heard is integral. This gives the Mentor an opportunity to be open and honest about their own wellbeing and anything that is going on with their Mentees. 


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