Ayrshire Council on Alcohol
Ayrshire Council on Alcohol

Charity registered in Scotland SC016848

Ayrshire Council on Alcohol offers a free one-to-one confidential service to individuals who are concerned about their drinking. Counsellors trained to professional standards work with people whether they wish to abstain from alcohol or reduce their drinking to less harmful levels.

Current vacancies

Alcohol Counsellor

  • Full time
  • £24,431
  • Ayr with travel throughout East and South Ayrshire (On site)
  • Closing 16th April 2024

Ayrshire Council on Alcohol provides a free, specialist, confidential alcohol counselling and recovery service to individuals (whether they wish to stop drinking or reduce the amount that they drink) and their families.

We are looking for a counsellor who is passionate about supporting individuals & their families who live in East & South Ayrshire to change their lives.

Applicants should possess COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills, a counselling qualification or be an accredited Alcohol Counsellor and must have some post qualifying counselling experience.

Training & support will be provided to the right candidate should they not have experience of counselling those affected by alcohol and/or drug use. The successful candidate will have some counselling experience and a strong desire to work with individuals concerned about their own or a loved one’s drinking.

Some evening work will be required.

IT skills would be advantageous.

A clean current driving licence and access to a car is desirable.

The successful applicant will be subject to a PVG check.

ACA welcomes applications from those with lived experience who have been stable in their recovery for a minimum period of 2 years.