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It's Brighton Women's Centre's 40th birthday!

Throughout 2014, Brighton Women's Centre is celebrating its 40th birthday with a range of events and fundraisers. To find out more about what's on, including more information about our #BWCSelfie photo project, visit our 40th birthday page.

Empowering women since 1974

Brighton Women’s Centre (BWC) has been supporting women in Brighton and Hove for nearly 40 years. We aim to empower women and promote independence in a safe, women-only space.

We welcome all women, regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parenthood, race, belief, and sexuality.

Among the services we offer are counselling, groupwork, open access drop ins, holistic therapies, volunteer training and self development courses.

BWC also hosts the Inspire Project - a partnership with four other organisations in the city Brighton Oasis Project, Rise, Survivor's Network and Threshold BHT. Inspire works with women at all stages of involvement in the Criminal Justice System.

We provide an Ofsted registered pre-school alongside our services in recognition of the importance of childcare to supporting women succeed.



An opportunity has arisen to become part of the counselling team at Brighton Women's Centre. We are looking for an experienced and motivated practitioner to offer short-term counselling to women referred to us from Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service.  You will be working as a member of the BWC counselling team providing high quality, specialist therapy to women experiencing a wide range of psychological and emotional distress.

£26,822 pro rata - 15 hours per week.

Closing dates for applications - 9am Tuesday 5th August.

Interviews will take place on Friday 8th August.

For more information, please email or phone Jules Mercy - 01273 698036 or

Please click here to download a copy of the job description and person specification.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please download and application pack and application form. You will also need to complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

NB: This post is exempt under Schedule 9 pt 1 of the Equality Act 2010 and subject to an enhanced level DBS check.


We are looking for Trustees with the following skills and experience: Human Resources, Legal, Health and Safety, Business Development to join our vibrant Board of Trustees. Please go to our Governance page for more information.

Registered Charity No: 1003790 | Company Limited by Guarantee No: 2601210 (Registered in England and Wales)
Registered Office: 72 High Street, Brighton, BN2 1RP

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August 01. 2014 12:48:59 │