Youth Counsellor Required: Perth & Kinross, Scotland


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We have immediate availability for qualified and experienced Counsellors (contracted) and Associate Counsellors (self-employed on 12 month contract)

Counsellor Grade 4/5 (£24,750 – £29,500) pro rata

(salary placement dependant on qualifications, experience and accreditation status)

Great benefits package including generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, cash back health plan and life cover.  Supervision and support provided. Travel allowance available for those travelling from outwith the area.

Roles are for 3 days per week (21 hours). Working in Breadalbane Academy (Aberfeldy – 2 days) and Pitlochry High (Pitlochry – 1 day).

Priority will be given to applicants who have experience and post qualifying training in working with young people and children – preferably in a primary or secondary school environment. Consideration will also be given to those with other youth experience.

Given current pandemic conditions, remote (telephone and video counselling) counselling delivery may be available short term but longer term opportunities will be on site.

You must have:

  • A recognised Diploma in Counselling
  • A valid driving licence and access to own vehicle is essential
  • Excellent IT skills and be comfortable with use of mobile technology


Ideally, you will also have:

  • Experience of delivering time limited, solution focused approaches (SSW; 4:8 model)
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a range of client types and presenting issues
  • Experience of recording comprehensive client progress and improvement data, preferably using recognised clinical / outcome focused tools (CORE, SDQ, GBO, SHANARRI etc) and processes
  • Experience of counselling young people in a school environment is highly advantageous


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