Children and Young People Counsellors (central Scotland)

Salary: £25,000 – £29,000 per annum pro rata, term time and part-time

Are you a Counsellor qualified to provide counselling to children and young people and looking to work in a school-based setting? If so, we have immediate opportunities for Children and Young People counsellors to join our team.

As one of the largest providers of school-based counselling services in Scotland, The Spark is committed to ensuring all children and young people (CYP) have access to appropriate, professional support to cope with challenging life experiences. Our award-winning counselling service utilises a short term integrative approach and we have opportunities available for CYP counsellors to join our team in school settings across central Scotland.

An understanding of the connection between emotional/mental health and wellbeing and the impact this has on attainment in education is fundamental. This role requires a clear focus on the delivery of a professional, ethical and quality-driven service.

Additionally, at The Spark we offer a range of professional SQA and COSCA accredited training courses including the Diploma in Relational Counselling, Supervisor Training and Train the Trainer, subject to individual acceptance on each course.

Clinical supervision is provided in-house, free of charge, on a monthly basis.

CYP Counsellors will be required for a minimum of 3 days per week up to 5 days per week.

To be considered you will need to:

  • Be fully qualified to provide counselling to children and young people
  • A registered member of your governing body
  • Have access to your own vehicle to travel to locations across all of central Scotland (travel expenses available).

Children and Young People Counsellors download the Job Description.

How to apply

To be considered for these exciting opportunities with The Spark please complete an application form and return it to us using the details included on the form.

Interviews are expected to take place in Glasgow.

Download the Job Description

Download an Application Form