This vacancy has now closed

Youth Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £27,061 pro-rata
  • On site: East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 2nd July 2024

  • Advertised from 19th June 2024
  • Up to 21 hours per week
  • 6% Pension 2 x Salary Life Assurance Benefit
  • Ref: 767


You will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who can provide confidential Counselling services for young people in secondary school settings.

You must hold a recognised diploma in Counselling, already have or be working towards BACP/COSCA/NCPS accreditation (as an individual) and have experience of working with young people in a therapeutic way. You will be a reflective practitioner with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of staff, parents and young people. Referrals come through East Renfrewshire HSCP Healthier Minds hub and you will be expected to counsel a range of vulnerable young people aged 10-18 years who may be experiencing emotional, behavioural and psychological difficulties. You will have an understanding of adolescent development, be able to identify emotional and mental health problems in young people and where appropriate refer on to higher tiered mental health services.

You will be required to maintain confidential records, provide regular statistical reports and contribute to the development and evaluation of this project.

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Irene Brown Service Manager on 0141 847 8900

Application notes

Application forms can be requested by phoning 0141 847 8900 and quoting the reference no. 767 or can be downloaded from the website:

Completed application forms to be sent to Karen McCain, HR Administrator at

Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2024 at 12 noon

Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd July 2024

This post is subject to a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme Membership

RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer