About us Work with us Work with us Partnerships The What? Centre provides counselling in partnership with a number of senior schools in the Borough We also have partnerships with a range of Community, Voluntary and Statutory Services in the Black Country and hold contracts with CCG's and Public Health. We are always interested in contracting with other organisations and in partnering on bids for funding for Children and Young people. Contact Julie Duffy for more information at [email protected] Vacancies We are currently recruiting for a Company Secretary/Bookkeeper. The Book-Keeper/Company Secretary has a key role within the organisation, with a focus on maintaining financial structures within both the charity and the social enterprise, managing payroll, accounts, filing of accounts. The role of Company Secretary to the Board includes arranging regular meetings of the Board and ensuring that the Charity follows Company Law and keeps up to date on all legislation. - Minimum Qualification Required: AAT Level 3 Bookkeeping Job Specification: jobspec.docx Application Form: applicationform.docx Please email your CV and completed Application Form to Chief Officer, Julie Duffy at [email protected]. Deadline for submissions is 4th March 2024. Placement recruitment Recruitment for counselling placements 2024 is currently underway. We mainly recruit placement students who are looking to work with the 9 to 18-year-old age group as part of their training. We also recruit a small number of placements to work with 18 – 25-year-old clients. We require all placements to have at least a Level 4/5 Diploma in Counselling (Masters preferred) and proven experience of triad and/or role play work prior to their placement. Our counselling service is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). The service and all counsellors working as part of the service therefore follow the Ethical Framework which you can access here. If shortlisted, interested placements will be required to attend an interview. Please email your CV and details of your course to our Admin Team at [email protected]. Youth Steering Group The youth steering group is a group for young people aged 13 to 25 who would like to part of the What Centre and influence decision as well as advocate for young people's mental health issues. The group will work closely with the senior management team as well as the board of trustees to design programmes, influence policies, advocate on behalf of the centre around issues that impact young people and to ensure that the young person's voice is always heard. Apply online to join our Youth Steering Group or print THE_WHAT_Steering_Committee_application_form.pdf and return to the What? Centre.