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Various Locations within The Highland Council
£29,047 - £32,359 per year
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Job Description

Post Title: Counsellor
Location: Various Locations
Hours: Various part-time hours
Duration: Fixed Term for 12 Months
Salary: £29,047 - £32,359 pro rata

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Deborah Carter Email:

Job Purpose: To provide a school counselling service as an integral part of school's response to supporting children and young people with mental health and wellbeing. To work as part of a multi-agency team to support the wellbeing of children and young people, and their families when required.

There are various posts and part-time opportunities available.


The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Prior to confirming appointment, we will require successful candidates to become members of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

Short listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


  • Suitably qualified and is recognised on an Accredited Register, working within an ethical framework e.g. the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), the Health and Care Professions Council for Counselling Psychologists (HPCP) or the register of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA).
  • Qualified and trained to work with children
  • Disability Confident Employer - Leader
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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Equally Safe at Work - Development
  • Scottish Living Wage