Counsellor (Sandyford Counselling & Support Services)
Sandyford Initiative

Job reference: 055583

Location: Sandyford Initiative

Job closing date: 15/06/2021

Job posted date: 01/06/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 15 and 18 hour posts

Department: Sandyford Counselling & Support Services, Sandyford Sexual Health Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

The Counsellor will be trained to post-graduate Counselling Diploma or equivalent, from an accredited establishment and have minimum post-qualifying experience of 2 years and 800 hours practice.

The counsellor will have expert knowledge of therapeutic interventions, particularly in the area of trauma-related counselling. They will work with clients who meet SCASS criteria, including specialist areas such as Childhood Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Gender & Sexual Identity, SRP Choices (MSM), Archway SARC, Sexual Problems.

They will work autonomously to provide individual assessment & counselling sessions to men, women, and young people. They will monitor, develop & review treatment to meet specific client needs. The Counsellor will manage a caseload of clients who present with a range of trauma-related issues of moderate to severe complexity, related to their sexual health & psychological well-being.

We currently have two posts with the 15 hour post within Adults and the 18 hour post within Young People and Adults. 

Informal Contact:  Eileen McDade on 0141 211 6700 or

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack.   

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

EU Settlement Scheme

EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021.  As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom.

Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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