This vacancy has now closed

Counsellor / Therapist x 2

  • Part time
  • £30,940 – £32,760 pro-rata
  • On site: South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 14th June 2024

  • Advertised from 27th May 2024
  • Salary dependent on experience. Hours: 21 hrs


Purpose of Job Role

The postholders, will provide counselling/therapy and group work to people, who have experienced alcohol/substance use, mental health issues and associated issues and are now seeking to maintain their recovery journey.

The postholders will work closely with the Beacons team including the mental health and wellbeing practitioners to promote, encourage and celebrate recovery. They will be able to foster a culture and maintain a psychologically informed environment. We are looking for counsellors/ therapists who work in an integrative way, rather than being confined to a single therapeutic approach. We also welcome applications from those who are able to bring experience of expressive and creative therapies to their work.

Demonstrable experience of working in the area of alcohol/ substance use and or mental health and facilitating, group programmes and workshops are requirements for this post.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively in a similar support role.
  • The ability to build trust based effective, relationships, both internally and externally
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach.

In return we offer

  • Competitive salary rates
  • Annual leave: 34 days, increasing 1 day each year to a max of 42days.
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Paid Membership of Disclosure Scotland’s PVG Scheme.
  • Working in a supportive environment
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • Working for a well-established small organisation where person centred values are at the core.

This is an exciting time to join our expanding and innovative recovery programme in South Lanarkshire, ensuring Psychological Interventions run parallel with recovery activities and opportunities, ensuring people have the tools and skills needed to continue on their recovery journey.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Closing Date: 14th June