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Senior Counsellor- Glasgow

  • Part time
  • £35,000 pro-rata
  • On site: Glasgow - Central Support office with travel within other sites over central Scotland as required.
  • Closing 16th June 2024

  • Advertised from 30th May 2024
  • 21 hours per week, Permanent.


Blue Triangle is a social care organisation that empowers people to thrive, by delivering solutions in connected communities which focus on the needs of each individual. We are looking for enthusiastic people who share our values (Kind, Passionate and Creative) to join our services accommodating and supporting people experiencing homelessness and empowering them to thrive.

Blue Triangle recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

What we offer:

Aside from offering a supportive and friendly environment where our people are valued and appreciated, we’ll see that your hard work and drive to succeed is rewarded.

  • Competitive Salary and Pension Options
  • Full time & Part time hours available
  • Long service awards
  • Access to our benefits platform with high street voucher and tech discounts and cycle to work scheme to name a few!
  • Inhouse training programmes
  • Significant Gym discounts
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • 24/7 access to employee assistance programme, including counselling
  • A wide range of family friendly policies
  • Life Assurance cover of 3 times your salary
  • Credit Union
  • £200 refer a friend scheme
  • And many more!

About the Role:

We’re seeking a highly motivated Senior Counsellor, to provide a trauma informed ethical and psychologically informed service for the people who use our services and our staff team. To oversee the student placement in a supportive and proactive way to help ensure that the students have the information they need to undertake their counselling placement within Blue Triangle and to provide counselling to staff members who feel the need to undertake these sessions and to assist within services in the event of a trauma though the provision of supported sessions or groupwork.

This role will be 21 hours per week.

To find out more about being our Senior Counsellor role, click the link below:

Senior Counsellor Role Profile

About You:

Drawing on your past experience in counselling and managing a team, you should be characterised by Enthusiasm for working in the addictions and homelessness field, self aware, have a positive approach, be non judgemental and have the ability to empower individuals to change. Moreover, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Diploma in Counselling/psychotherapy SCQF level 10 or above
  • Minimum of 150 hrs (post qualified) supervised client practice
  • Registered with BACP/COSCA
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills with a focus on finding practical solutions.

We care about one another whilst taking pride in the service we offer. You will be working in a company with a strong identity and with the guidance and support of experienced Senior Managers you will be able to develop in your career.

Application notes

To apply for this role, please visit our website where you’ll be given important information regarding the process and an application form to complete and upload.

Due to the Safer Recruitment requirements by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and Care Inspectorate we do not accept CV’s and you must therefore complete our application form.

Please note we do not accept applications from out with the UK as we do not have a UK visa sponsorship license.

If you require any support in completing your application or the form in a different format, then please get in touch at or telephone us on 0141 729 8050.