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  • Ref no: CRO00029
  • Published: 18/3/2020
  • Closes: 29/3/2020
  • Location: Sunflower Garden Simpson House 52 Queen Street, EH2 3NS
  • Salary: £27,266.00 - £28,625.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 24 hours per week

This position has expired.

Senior Counsellor 

·        Part time, 24 hours per week

·        £27,266 - £28,625 pro rata

Are you looking for a rewarding career that gives you flexibility and a real sense of a job well done? Working within a supportive team providing support across the city for families affected by drug and alcohol use could be for you. At Sunflower Gardens we recognise that every child and young person is different and our multi-disciplinary team offers a range of services through a family outreach service, individual counselling and art therapy and Group work for children affected by parental alcohol use.

As a Senior Counsellor, together with the Clinical Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing counselling, therapy and support service a oversee the day to day management of the service.

What do I need? A qualification at Diploma level in Counselling/Art Therapy and ideally a qualification in Training and Clinical Supervision. To do this role you will also need to be a strong self motivator and be able to work to a broad remit where priorities can change on a daily basis. You will also be required to register with a professional body for example the SSSC.

The days to be worked per week are to be confirmed but will include a Wednesday.

What’s more, you will be part of one of Scotland’s largest voluntary social work organisations. At CrossReach, we offer quality care and counselling to a wide range of people in need. But the real story of CrossReach is the work that our staff do: reaching out and making a real difference to the lives of others. If you’d like to join them, we look forward to hearing from you.

This post is subject to an Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act 2010 and subject to PVG membership.

For more information and to apply please visit or call 0131 220 2488.

Closing date:  29th March 2020.

CrossReach is the operating name for The Church of Scotland Social Care Council.