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20th February 2020

Counsellor Recruitment

ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service is currently recruiting for its Certificate in Counselling (Marriage & Relationship) Training Course (Level 8 RoI / Level 6 UK).
This is a Unique Opportunity for qualified and experienced counsellors / psychotherapists to train as specialist Couples Counsellors.


  • Minimum Level 6 / 7 (RoI) / Level 5 (UK) qualification in Counselling /Psychotherapy 
  • Substantial experience of working in the Person - Centred style 
  • Minimum 100 counselling hours post-graduation
  • A current supervised caseload  

The Certificate in Counselling, (Marriage and Relationship), is an affiliated programme of the Pontifical University, St Patrick's College, Maynooth.   Training will take place in Maynooth, Co Kildare over 8 weekends when it is permissible in accordance with government public health guidance.

Fees, Placement, Voluntary Commitment
Successful applicants have their course fee and supervision costs funded by their sponsoring centre/region.   Students are required to contract with ACCORD to repay the cost of training by delivering 100 counselling sessions during their training.   Placements will be available in ACCORD Centres.   Following graduation counsellors are required to provide voluntary sessions annually (currently 60) for a minimum of 3 years. 

Closing date for receipt of applications has been extended to August 31st 2020 to Breda Landy Horgan, ACCORD Central Office, Columba Centre, Maynooth, Co Kildare, W23 P6D3.    

Downloadable Application Form

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