Château du Grand-Saconnex

Counselling & Support Services Manager / Head Counsellor (80% FTE)

Cancer Support Switzerland is a non-profit association whose mission is to provide emotional support, practical help, well-being activities and a welcoming community in English to anyone affected by cancer in Switzerland. 

Our future Counselling & Support Services Manager / Head Counsellor should share our passion of working towards the vision of no-one having to face cancer alone. In this position, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of high-quality services for people affected by cancer, including providing counselling, running support groups, and overseeing well-being activities, work & cancer coaching, and peer support.    

The incumbent will also recruit, develop, and support the team leads/coordinators of counselling and coaching, support services, peer support and support intake to ensure timely and effective services to those seeking support.  You will be a part of the organisation’s expansion and development of services in Switzerland. 

The right candidate should: 

  • Be a mental health professional (with a Masters in Counselling or equivalent); 
  • Have  managerial and clinical supervision experience; 
  • Have experience in an integrative approach to counselling; and  
  • Hold  membership of SGfB (Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Beratung [Swiss Association for Counselling]) or FSP (Fédération Suisse des Psychologues [Swiss Federation of Psychologists]).  


Fluent English is essential and a good command of French or another national Swiss language is desirable.
The incumbent should have a valid Swiss work permit. 
There is a possibility of partial remote working arrangements. 

How to Apply:

Contact for a full job description, further questions, or to apply with  a motivation letter and a CV.


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