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Group Facilitator

Thursday Girls Group Inc.
  • JOB TYPE: Part-time, varies, approximately 3-4 hours per week
  • LOCATION: Blackburn North, some meetings on Zoom

This role is to provide support to women living with, and dying from metastatic breast cancer, primarily within a group setting. This is an unusual opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced person to gain the satisfaction of helping members deal with the fundamental issues of human existence, and the challenge of making their lives meaningful, however long they last.

DUTIES:

  • To meet prospective members, provide information, assess their suitability, prepare them for the group, or make alternative recommendations.
  • To facilitate one group, Thursdays 12.30 – 2, followed by debrief and note taking with co facilitator.
  • To provide individual support to members experiencing difficulties, as needed and, if possible, to attend funerals of TGs who have died.
  • To attend regular supervision sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Social work, Psychology, Counselling, Group Therapy, or a similar relevant qualification.

EXPERIENCE:

Ideally, the candidate will have had experience participating in, as well as facilitating, a therapeutic group. The successful candidate will not be rigidly wedded to a particular therapeutic modality and be familiar with a number of relevant therapeutic models, such as existential, person-centred psychotherapy or group work.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Computer literacy
  • Well developed social skills and a capacity to work with people in different roles ,e.g. as group facilitator, as committee member, and at informal TG social events.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THURSDAY GIRLS:

Website: https://www.thursdaygirls.org

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