ChildLine Counsellor Required (NSPCC): Glasgow, Scotland
Closing Date: 14 October 2020
Annually: Salary will be 24,000-27,241 plus 7% shift allowance
Location: Templeton House – Glasgow
Department: Childline Helpline
Vacancy Type: Permanent
Working Hours Per Week: 17.5
As a ChildLine Night Service Staff Counsellor you will provide a safe and effective helpline service for children and young people contacting ChildLine with a wide range of issues. You will be able to communicate with children and young people by phone, email and live 1-2-1 chat.
You will have the ability to work actively with children and young people, assisting them to explore their feelings and options, using a range of helping strategies and the ChildLine counselling model. Taking guidance and feedback from supervisors, you will work alongside volunteers to ensure that a quality response is given to every child or young person who contacts ChildLine.
You will have the proven ability to engage with children and young people as well as up to date knowledge of child protection systems, best practice, research and legislation and the ability to recognise indicators of a child protection risk. You will be committed to protecting and enhancing the lives of children and young people.
ChildLine is a 24 hour, 7 day a week service and is open for children and young people 365 days a year.
The working pattern will be as follows: 2/3 Night Shifts per week
Any questions please email: Margaret-Anne.McKay@NSPCC.org.uk or Lauren.Burke@NSPCC.org.uk