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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.


Clinical Supervisor 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the clinical support framework at Brighton Women’s Centre. We are looking for experienced and motivated Clinical Supervisors to provide support and supervise BWC counselors and support staff.

To work as a clinical supervisor for BWC, providing a high quality, specialist clinical supervision for a range of support staff including counselors, case workers and volunteer co-ordinators. BWC staff work with women with complex presentations and the successful candidate will utilise a high level of knowledge and competence and have previous experience of our client group and their wide ranging mental health difficulties, presenting problems and life experiences.  

Closing date for applications:    Monday 1st December

For more information and to download an application pack click here.

Or email:  or telephone 01273 698036.

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

Honorary Counsellor

We are currently looking for an Honorary Counsellor. An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the counselling team at Brighton Women's Centre. We are looking for a qualified and motivated Honorary Counsellor who is keen to build up clinical hours.

Since September 2013 our counselling service has been commissioned by Brighton and Hove Integrated Care Services to offer counselling to women who seek support for anxiety and depression resulting from diverse life situations and experiences.

This is an opportunity to offer short term counselling to women to Brighton Women’s Centre from the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Services. You will work with 3 clients weekly with women with diverse presentations. You will have the experience of being in a counselling team and receive support and experience from one of our Clinical Supervisors as well as the Clinical Lead. You will also have the opportunity to be trained in the NHS data management system to record clinical outcomes and to gain valuable experience from being part of the bigger team of psychological services in Brighton and Hove. You will have qualified with a Psychodynamic or Humanistic Diploma and have accrued a significant number of hours in a comparable setting.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24th November 2014

Please contact for an application form.

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

Trustee Recruitment

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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December 12. 2014 12:20:10 │