Staff Counsellor Required: Lothian, Scotland
Job reference: 088129
Location: NHS Lothian
Job closing date: 16/02/2022
Job posted date: 02/02/2022
Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 – £40,736)
Employment type: Permanent
Job Type: Other Therapeutic
Hours of work: 22.5
Department: Occupational Health & SS
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian
NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
**Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage**
Please note: As this post is part-time, the salary will be pro-rata.
Provide confidential counselling to employees in NHS Lothian and employees of commercial clients of Lothian Occupational Health & Safety Services.
Provide counselling in accordance with NHS protocols, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions and COSCA (Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland) Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.
Mentoring Students on placement
Fulfil service requirements in evaluating the Counselling Service for the staff of NHS Lothian in order to meet the objectives/specification of the Occupational Health & Safety Service and Medical Directorate of NHS Lothian.
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.
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