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Outside In - Activities 2 HMYOI Polmont Redding Road Polmont, FK2 0AB
£29,205 fte
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
25.9 hours per week

This position has expired.

Barnardo's believes in the potential of every young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through.

Barnardo's Scotland has three established services working with young people and women in custody. Outside in Youth Work service, Parenting Matters and Here and Now our trauma, bereavement and loss service.

 A vacancy has arisen within our Here and Now Service for a skilled and experienced Counsellor, with an accredited psychotherapeutic qualification and registration to a relevant body, who can demonstrate a commitment to providing high quality psychotherapeutic services to vulnerable young people and women.

As such you will bring a range of experience including having delivered innovative Trauma/Bereavement focused interventions in 1:1 and group settings.

You will work flexibly and creatively, alongside Here and Now colleagues and in partnership with the SPS and other agencies to develop and deliver a service that reflects the needs of young people and women in custody. 


Here and Now offers a range of services including-

Assessment/Outcomes- Providing standardised assessments with demonstrable outcome measures.

Therapeutic Interventions – currently including counselling, art psychotherapy. The range of therapies offered within the team aims to meet the needs of each individual. 

Psycho-educational group work – These are self-contained modular sessions which can be experienced cumulatively with a focus on stabilisation, safety and self-care/containment.

Candidates will have an accredited Psychotherapeutic qualification and be registered with a professional body.

Please click on apply to take you to our website for further details relating to this role.

At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.

Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.