IDCS Counsellors are
The counsellors will have a fairly broad experience of issues in their counselling work and be in sympathy with the traditions of the Church of England. They will preferably live in one of the sponsoring dioceses or be able to work from a confidential venue within one of the diocese, to ensure some ease of access for clients.
Counsellors are approved by their diocesan bishop and interviewed by the supervisor and facilitator. In line with current guidance for clergy and bishops within the C of E, counsellors will usually serve no later than the age of 70 years. Beyond this, their position will be reviewed annually by the supervisor and facilitator.
All counsellors are required to:-
If you are interested in becoming a counsellor with IDCS please complete the application form below and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send by post to Helen Weston , The Pond House. Ratten Row .Dalson, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 7AY